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In pictures: Over 30 years of anti-whaling campaigning

Feature story | 1 April, 2014 at 2:03 1 comment

For over 30 years, we've been standing together against whaling and senseless ocean destruction.

Greenpeace Victories

Topic | 28 January, 2014 at 22:00

Just some of the positive environmental changes that Greenpeace has directly helped to bring about since we began campaigning in 1971.

Paul Watson, Sea Shepherd and Greenpeace: some facts

Background | 17 December, 2008 at 15:43

Paul Watson is the founder of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society and an early member of Greenpeace. At times, Paul has become extremely critical of Greenpeace in the press and at his website. The information below is provided as a service to...

Japan and whaling

Topic | 27 March, 2014 at 12:00

Is Japan secretly planning to build a new whaling ship?

Feature story | 12 December, 2007 at 0:00

All around the world, increasing numbers of people and governments are urging Japan to give up its whaling operations in the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary. Back in Japan however, there is evidence that plans are emerging to build a brand new...

CITES Factsheet: Minke Whales

Publication | 1 October, 2004 at 0:00

Following the disastrous impacts of whaling during the 20th century, the International Whaling Commission (IWC) suspended commercial whaling in 1986. CITES has supported the work of the IWC by agreeing to list those whales protected by the IWC on...

A short history of commercial whaling in Iceland

Publication | 1 April, 2004 at 0:00

Advocates of whaling in Iceland would have us believe that Iceland has a long and continuous history of whaling, marked by concern for the well being of whale populations. The truth is very different. The true history of Iceland's whaling is of a...

Whale Science in-action

Feature story | 8 November, 2005 at 0:00

It’s that time of the year again, the six ships of the whaling fleet are leaving Japan and heading back to the culling ground, the “Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary,” to carry out “scientific testing” on 1000 whales. The “scientific test” involves...

Victory for whales, but danger still lurks

Feature story | 21 June, 2005 at 0:00

Despite underhand tactics, the Japanese government has failed once more in its attempt to pave the way towards commercial whaling. This is fantastic news for whales ... but the battle is not over. Several minke whales have been "accidentally"...

The world is watching: the Virtual March

Feature story | 19 June, 2005 at 0:00

Whale song erupted across Lotte Plaza in Ulsan, South Korea, as the World's very first "Virtual March" to save the whales was unveiled this evening, loud enough for any IWC delegates not in attendance to hear. Thousands of photographs of...

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