The Greenpeace ship Esperanza freed tuna, sharks, marlin and an endangered sea turtle from a Taiwanese longliner on Saturday. The vessel was fishing in the Pacific Commons, the international waters we want to see protected as a marine reserve.
Tuna stocks in the Pacific are running out due to overfishing from illegal and commercial fishing fleets.
After five months at sea, the Nisshin Maru arrives back in Japan having taken 551 whales from the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary, around half the original target but still 551 whales too many.
Every year the Japanese government spends $US 4.7 million of taxpayers' money to subsidise the whaling industry. Yet a new, Greenpeace commissioned, opinion poll reveals that 87 percent of the Japanese public are unaware of that fact.
Here at Greenpeace, we support shooting whales... with cameras. But we're surprised to learn that Canon, the world's number one digital camera producer, isn't willing to condemn using harpoons -- despite their high-profile advertising and...
The Greenpeace ship Esperanza continues to prevent whaling as we shadow the Japanese fleet's factory ship, Nisshin Maru. Our crew today sent a message, direct from the Southern Ocean, linking the scandal of whaling to a host of other scandals...
Following a 10-day search in Antarctic waters, the Greenpeace ship Esperanza has found Japan’s whaling fleet in the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary.
The whaling fleet immediately took flight from the Esperanza, which is now in high-speed...
The Japanese government has confirmed a rumour first reported at the Greenpeace weblog, that they have abandoned plans to kill humpback whales in the Southern Ocean this season.
Out of 11,000 submissions in our competition to name the humpback whales we were tracking on their migration to the Southern Ocean, we narrowed it down to the final 30. Over 150,000 people then voted for their favourite name.
All around the world, increasing numbers of people and governments are urging Japan to give up its whaling operations in the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary. Back in Japan however, there is evidence that plans are emerging to build a brand new...
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