2012 Oceans Press Releases


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A poster for the Mao Livehouse show

Image | 2009-02-24 at 19:52

A poster for the Mao Livehouse show, beautifully designed by The CIR frontman, Xiao Wei

Greenpeace activists locked in wooden handcuffs

Image | 2009-02-13 at 10:00

Greenpeace activists locked in wooden handcuffs with a painted whale express concerns to the Consulate-General of Japan in Hong Kong today over illegal whaling by the Japanese in the Southern Ocean and hand a letter to the Consulate.

Harpooned: Greenpeace exposes scandal at heart of whaling

Feature Story | 2009-02-02 at 13:33

Tokyo, Japan — Stake outs, testimony from informers, hidden cameras and tailing trucks full of stolen goods - it reads like a Hollywood movie, but it was an every day experience for Greenpeace activists in Japan, who have spent four months...

Whaling activists ‘surrender’ to Tokyo

Feature Story | 2008-12-10 at 14:30

Representatives of millions of Greenpeace supporters from around the world have paid a visit to the Japanese Prime Minister. If defending whales is a crime, they said, then arrest us too!

Activists from Greenpeace Finland protest

Image | 2008-12-10 at 10:00

Activists from Greenpeace Finland protest in front of the Japanese embassy in Helsinki.

Pirate fishing is a global scourge

Feature Story | 2008-10-05 at 14:58

Our oceans are being plundered by pirates. Illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing – also known as "pirate fishing" - has become a global scourge. From international waters around the world, to the islands of the South Pacific and the coastal...

Whale meat scandal: Many questions

Feature Story | 2008-07-21 at 12:36

Why would we believe the whaling industry when it says it is innocent? The institutions behind the Japanese whaling operation have apparently now investigated themselves and cleared themselves of any wrongdoing over the whale meat embezzlement...

Activists charged for exposing whale meat scandal

Feature Story | 2008-07-14 at 13:58

Our Japanese activists Junichi Sato and Toru Suzuki were charged with theft and trespass today by the prosecutor in Aomori after they exposed a major scandal around the embezzlement of whale meat from the Japanese government-sponsored Southern...

Global protest over arrest of Japanese whale activists

Feature Story | 2008-07-01 at 8:00

Global protest continues to mount with protests and vigils in front of Japanese embassies around the world and more than 180,000 letters being sent to the Japanese government demanding the release of Junichi Sato and Toru Suzuki -- the Tokyo Two.

Outrage: Greenpeace whale meat scandal whistleblowers arrested in Japan

Feature Story | 2008-06-20 at 8:00

Japanese police have arrested two Greenpeace activists for exposing a whale meat scandal involving the government-sponsored whaling programme. The two activists, Junichi Sato, 31, and Toru Suzuki, 41, are being investigated for allegedly stealing...

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