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CITES Factsheet: Irrawaddy Dolphin

Publication | 1 October, 2004 at 0:00

The alarmingly low levels of several of these dolphin populations has meant that a number have beenofficially classified "critically endangered".

Tesco stops whale sale

Feature story | 24 November, 2004 at 0:00

Supermarket giant Tesco is taking whale meat off the shelves in its Japanese stores. Although Japan's "research" fleet has set sail, this is good news, because as Tesco's own slogan says, 'every little helps!'

Mahogany, sharks, dolphins and whales get protection

Feature story | 15 November, 2002 at 0:00

Creating free trade zones has become a hot topic in South America, but this week trade of another kind was on the minds of many in Santiago as world governments met to discuss the international trade in threatened and endangered species.

Bycatch porpoises delivered to IWC in Berlin

Press release | 19 June, 2003 at 0:00

Greenpeace today brought the reality of the oceans crisis directly to the International Whaling Commission (IWC) meeting at the Estrel Hotel in Berlin. Delegates were brought face to face with the bodies of three harbour porpoises, representing...

Whale over Berlin

Press release | 15 June, 2003 at 0:00

Greenpeace activists today scaled Berlin's 365m Television Tower, the Fernsehturm in Alexanderplatz, to suspend a large inflatable whale from the tower's point and hang a banner reading 'IWC act now'.

Diary from the Rainbow Warrior

Feature story | 22 October, 2002 at 0:00

Mostly, Lucy spends her time at a desk on the fifth floor of the Greenpeace office in Amsterdam, but somehow she has smuggled herself on board the Rainbow Warrior. Now, for 16 days, she will scrub toilets, paint decks, help out with cetacean...

Dolphins die in trawler nets

Feature story | 26 January, 2004 at 0:00

Torn fins, lacerated flanks, broken beaks, a slow death by drowning and being washed ashore. This is the fate of thousands of dolphins in some north Atlantic fisheries during the winter. Why? All as unnecessary and avoidable by-catch of the...

South Korean Government scraps whale meat factory on eve of hosting IWC

Press release | 15 June, 2005 at 0:00

"Greenpeace and KFEM are greatly encouraged by news released today in the South Korean publication, The Hankyoreh, that plans to build a whale meat factory in Ulsan, South Korea have been scrapped.

IWC- stop the drift to whaling

Press release | 22 July, 2004 at 0:00

Greenpeace today sounded the alarm over a pending agreement by the IWC on a process that could lead to the resumption of commercial whaling.

Violence threatens peaceful protest at Whale Embassy in South Korea

Press release | 26 May, 2005 at 0:00

Greenpeace and the Korean Federation of Environment Movement (KFEM) have received threats of violence against the peaceful occupation of a whale meat factory site in Ulsan, South Korea, which they have occupied for over one month. In a letter...

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