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The Gorton's Family Whale Killing Business

Publication | 2 December, 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,...

Over 100 Whales Saved by Greenpeace - Low Fuel Forces Esperanza Back to Port

Press release | 26 January, 2008 at 7:04

After spending two weeks successfully preventing the Japanese whaling fleet from hunting in the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary (1), the Greenpeace ship Esperanza is running low on fuel and must return to port. The Australian government ship...

The Japanese government whaling vessel Nisshin

Image | 12 January, 2008 at 6:45

The Japanese government whaling vessel Nisshin Maru flees from the Greenpeace ship Esperanza in the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary. Greenpeace activists will take peaceful direct action against the fleet if it restarts whaling.

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