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Greenpeace demands Japan end commercial whaling as new financial woes emerge

Press release | September 26, 2012 at 5:34

Tokyo, September 26, 2012 – Greenpeace Japan and the Dolphin & Whale Action Network, a Japanese NGO, today demanded that the Japanese government end taxpayer subsidies for its unprofitable whaling industry as reports revealed that ongoing...

Greenpeace, Japanese NGOs Demand End To Whaling Subsidies

Press release | December 6, 2011 at 7:18

Tokyo, Japan, 6 December, 2011 – Greenpeace joined other Japanese non-governmental organisations today in publically condemning the Japanese government’s increased financial support for its “scientific” whaling fleet (1), as it departed for the...

Whaling fleet leaves to hunt Sei whales

Feature story | July 1, 2002 at 0:00

The Japanese whaling fleet left port over the weekend on yet another "scientific" whaling expedition. But this time the whalers are looking for Sei whales, an endangered whale that has not been hunted in more than a quarter of a century.

The Gorton's Family Whale Killing Business

Publication | December 2, 2005 at 0:00

For 70 years, the Nippon Suisan Kaisha Ltd. company ofJapan—also known as Nissui—has been involved with thelarge scale commercial hunting of great whales, whichcontinues today despite the international ban on commercialwhaling. In 2001, Nissui,...

Iceland not going to play by the rules

Feature story | October 14, 2002 at 0:00

Whalers won a victory at a special meeting of the International Whaling Commission when Iceland was voted in as a full member despite their admission they will not follow all the rules of the commission and will begin whaling by 2006.

Opposition rising to fading whaling industry

Blog entry by Junichi Sato | July 4, 2012 10 comments

Whale conservation has lost out to the fading, but still defiant pro-whaling forces, at this year’s International Whaling Commission (IWC) annual meeting.   The meeting in Panama City had initially offered the world hope that the...

Daily News: “Japan ending whaling” is a hoax, while Berlusconi’s nuclear moratorium...

Blog entry by Oriana L | April 20, 2011

Top news: Greenpeace exposes confidential documents on BP oil spill; EU regulation to prevent oil spills is under attack by UK and other gov’ts; Berlusconi freezes nuclear plans for one year or two; ‘Japan ending whaling’ news...

Activists are not criminals

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | September 10, 2010 2 comments

Read the original post on Kumi's Huffington Post blog Junichi, Toru and Kumi after the verdict Jeremy Sutton-Hibbert / Greenpeace After more than two years of political prosecution, my colleagues Junichi Sato and Toru...

TODAY: Red-Carpet Hero's welcomed on release with actual red carpet and champagne by...

Blog entry by mwilson | January 7, 2010 1 comment

This is part of a trial series. © Klaus Holsting / Greenpeace The Red Carpet Activists released yesterday from prison in Denmark. The major story at Greenpeace this morning is of course - the release of our four red-carpet...

February 16: the "Tokyo Two" case continues; BA to power planes on London's household...

Blog entry by mwilson | February 16, 2010

This is a trial series. Greenpeace activists in Russia show their support for the "Tokyo Two" in Japan. The case of the Tokyo Two continued in news today, with an AFP story picked up across Asia, Australia-Pacific, quoting...

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