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Small Steps Forward for Taiwan – but not Tuna – at Pacific Fisheries Summit

Feature Story | 2010-12-16 at 10:00

Last week’s meeting of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) ended in a sad day for the tuna, whales, and whale sharks, as well as those whose livelihoods depend upon the Pacific Ocean’s resources. The European Union, South...

No justice for the Tokyo Two

Feature Story | 2010-09-06 at 8:00

Junichi Sato and Toru Suzuki, known as the Tokyo Two, exposed widespread corruption in Japan’s whaling programme. In return, they have been handed a one-year suspended prison sentence. Despite the harsh punishment, the two anti-whaling...

Another day, another scandal surrounding the Japanese whaling industry

Feature Story | 2010-06-23 at 8:00

This week, both the Sunday Times and the BBC have followed up with detailed interviews with a new Greenpeace whistleblower, who has intimate knowledge of the backroom deals Japan has struck with African, Caribbean and Pacific Island nations.

Whale heroes face jail on World Oceans Day

Feature Story | 2010-06-08 at 8:00

World Oceans Day is a day for us to celebrate our seas and a time for us to honour ocean heroes across the planet. But today - as the trial of two of our anti-whaling campaigners came to an end in Japan - the prosecution asked for Junichi and...

Whaling on Trial

Feature Story | 2010-02-08 at 10:00

Greenpeace activists, Junichi Sato and Toru Suzuki, will go on trial in Japan on Feb 15 in an unprecedented court case. Junichi Sato and Toru Suzuki, known as the “Tokyo Two”,were charged only for theft and trespass. But over the past two...

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