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Exposed - Korea's plans for new whale meat factory

Feature story | April 8, 2005 at 0:00

Ulsan, host city of this year's International Whaling Commission (IWC) meeting, is enthusiastically building a whale museum and a brand new marine park in anticipation. But we have uncovered plans, noticeably absent from the Ulsan council's...

Stop Scientific Whaling

Action | November 5, 2012 at 11:00

On December 3 Korea plans to table a proposal to start 'scientific' whaling. The first harpoons will be fired in the summer of 2013. But there is time to stop this if we act now.

Glimmer of hope for Pacific tuna

Feature story | December 12, 2008 at 0:00

The final outcome of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission is too weak to stop overfishing of Pacific bigeye and yellowfin tuna. Pacific islanders are still at great risk from the collapse of this fishery. But the decision to close...

War on WMD backfires

Feature story | February 11, 2005 at 0:00

George Bush's war on weapons of mass destruction has just had its first concrete result: the world now has 8 countries with declared nuclear weapons instead of 7. North Korea has officially announced that they have manufactured "enough nuclear...

Environmentalists call on government to ban trade in whale meat

Press release | April 2, 2005 at 0:00

The Korean Federation for Environment Movement (KFEM) called on the Korean government today to ban the nation’s lucrative trade in whale meat.

Six party talks must target all nuclear dangers, not just North Korean ones

Press release | November 11, 2005 at 0:00

The Korean Federation for Environmental Movement (KFEM) and Greenpeace called for negotiators at the Six Party talks to adopt a more comprehensive approach to peace and security that focuses on changes required by all players in the region, not...

Proliferation Report: sensitive nuclear technology and plutonium technologies in the...

Publication | April 26, 2005 at 0:00

Paper presented to the International Conference on Proliferation Challenges in the Noth-East Asia: the Korean Peninsula and Japan, National Assembly, Seoul, Republic of Korea, April 28th, 2005

Sending out an SOS for Pacific tuna

Feature story | December 8, 2008 at 0:00

Our activists together with Korean environmental group KFEM created a huge human "SOS Tuna" banner on the shores of a beach in Busan, Korea, as a key regional meeting in Korea began this week. This extremely critical meeting will decide the fate...

Fishing for answers from Dongwon

Blog entry by Sari Tolvanen | March 13, 2013

We know that the industrial fishing industry can often skirt the law in search of profits. In my decade of campaigning to rescue our oceans, I have seen dozens of ships fishing illegally, seen fish hidden in the inner bowels of fishing...

The actual and potential development of nuclear weapons technology in the area of...

Publication | April 29, 2005 at 0:00

This Review examines the North-East Asia civil nuclear infrastructure of nuclear power reactors, fuel fabrication and reprocessing plants and, more generally, how the nuclear know-how might be deployed to procure sufficiently high quality...

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