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Junichi Sato: Last blog before his arrest for exposing whaling corruption in Japan

Blog entry by Nick | June 24, 2008

This is a rough translation of the final blog that Junichi Sato wrote before he was arrested in Tokyo for allegedly stealing a box of whale meat, itself stolen from the Japanese taxpayers, that he presented to police as evidence of...

Greenpeace Investigation: Japan's Stolen Whale Meat Scandal

Publication | June 23, 2008 at 0:00

Presents evidence from Greenpeace's four-month undercover investigation that clearly shows the serious illegality within Japan's whaling program.

Blogger arrested - blog him out of jail!!

Blog entry by Nick | June 22, 2008

Junichi Sato is not only a whale activist in Japan (and there ain't many people who can put THAT on their business card), he's also a blogger . And he's been arrested for the crime of exposing the truth We're asking bloggers around...

I see red, I see red, I see red

Blog entry by Nick | June 20, 2008

No it's not a Split Enz song it's a new international fish red list. In a new report , Greenpeace has shown that in the U.S., most supermarkets purchase seafood with little consideration of where it came from, how it was caught, or...

Don't mention the whales

Blog entry by Nick | June 20, 2008

Hello from Santiago, Chile, where the Greenpeace Whales team is gathering for this years International Whaling Commission meeting. There'll be more news in the coming days like an update on today's "Future of the IWC" discussion -...

Japan holds whale activists without charge (Updated)

Feature story | June 20, 2008 at 0:00

Japanese police have arrested two Greenpeace activists for exposing a whale meat scandal involving the government-sponsored whaling programme. The two activists, Junichi Sato, 31, and Toru Suzuki, 41, are being investigated for allegedly stealing...

It's goodnight kiwi for the incandescent bulb

Blog entry by Nick | June 18, 2008

How many politicians does it take to change a lightbulb? Hard to say for sure but it looks like they've almost done it! The NZ Government announced yesterday that NZ will phase out incandescent light bulbs in 2009. According to...

Send a virtual origami whale to Japan

Blog entry by Nick | June 18, 2008

Our protest pod of over 25,000 origami whales is heading to Japan with a message for Japanese Prime Minister Yasuo Fukuda, asking him to end the government’s support for the whaling industry. Help us triple that figure by the time...

Landmark Amazon soya moratorium extended

Feature story | June 18, 2008 at 6:37

The announcement from soya traders in Brazil to extend a moratorium on soya expansion, provides hope for the Amazon rainforest. We're not out of the woods yet, but this decision and the history of campaigning which got us here should be...

Screen shot of the origami whale petition

Image | June 18, 2008 at 3:21

Screen shot of the origami whale petition, where you can create and customise your own origami whale to send with a message to the Japanese Prime Minister.

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