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Behind the spin: bearing witness in the Southern Ocean

Feature story | February 22, 2007 at 0:00

22 February - In the last week, the difference between what we see and hear, here in the Ross Sea, and what we read in the news could not have been more stark. We are getting conflicting reports from the whaling fleet and from the Institute of...

Greenpeace shuts down coal loader

Feature story | February 21, 2007 at 0:00

Greenpeace activists in Australia have shut down the Kooragang coal loader at Newcastle to warn of the NSW Government’s plans to double the terminal’s output and approve new mines after the March 24 election.

The key to ending whaling

Feature story | February 19, 2007 at 0:00

Jun Hoshikawa, a Japanese writer and translator, has published over 60 books. He took up the post as Executive Director for Greenpeace Japan 14 months ago. Here he explains what he believes is the key to ending whaling: changing the perceptions...

The MY Esperanza in front of the disabled Japanese whaling ship Nisshin Maru

Image | February 17, 2007 at 3:16

Ross Sea, Southern Ocean. The MY Esperanza in the foreground of the disabled Japanese whaling ship Nisshin Maru, a re-fuelling vessel and a hunter vessel tied alongside it. Fire broke out on the Nisshin Maru last Thursday and one man is still...

Greenpeace ready to tow stricken whaling ship

Feature story | February 17, 2007 at 0:00

The Greenpeace ship Esperanza is ready to tow the stricken Japanese whaling vessel the Nisshin Maru out of danger and prevent potential Antarctic environmental disaster.

The MY Esperanza in the Southern Ocean

Image | February 16, 2007 at 3:29

February 14th 2007. Southern Ocean. The MY Esperanza in the Southern Ocean. The Greenpeace vessel is on its way to offer assistance to the Japanese Whaling fleet's factory ship Nisshin Mauru after it caught fire. Greenpeace has offered to tow the...

IWC "Normalisation" Meeting: Catch More Whales

Feature story | February 15, 2007 at 20:18

After three days of meetings in Tokyo, the pro-whaling members of the International Whaling Commission (IWC) have concluded that the best plan to move forward is to keep hunting more whales.

Greenpeace activists try to persuade Japanese Embassyto accept Valentines Day flowers

Image | February 14, 2007 at 1:47

"We Love Japan but Whaling Breaks our Hearts" - Greenpeace activists try to persuade Japanese Embassy official in Wellington, New Zealand to accept Valentines Day flowers. They were unsuccessful.

A Greenpeace activist giving out Valentines day cards

Image | February 14, 2007 at 0:00

A Greenpeace activist giving Valentines day cards and flowers to a Japanese tourist arriving in Auckland.

Feel the love

Feature story | February 14, 2007 at 0:00

Jet lagged Japanese people flying into New Zealand at both Auckland and Christchurch international airports were greeted by Greenpeace activists bearing messages of love.

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