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Fukushima: Don't forget

Page | February 21, 2014 at 19:00

It is now three years since the Fukushima nuclear disaster began in March 2011. Here are the stories of five of the victims who have struggled over these three long years to rebuild their lives.

Japan’s Whaling Fleet Recall Should Be Final

Press release | February 18, 2011 at 18:13

Greenpeace is demanding that Japan’s Government finally end its commercial whaling programme and re-open an investigation into corruption scandals inside the industry, following today’s announcement by the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and...

Anti-whaling activists granted bail in Japan

Press release | July 15, 2008 at 0:00

Two Greenpeace Japan activists, arrested and charged for intercepting a box of whale meat illegally smuggled off the Japanese whaling fleet, have been released on bail, after 26 days in custody.

Global protest over arrest of Japanese whale activists (Updated)

Feature story | June 30, 2008 at 0:00

Global protest continues to mount with protests and vigils in front of Japanese embassies around the world and more than 180,000190,000 letters being sent to the Japanese government demanding the release of Junichi Sato and Toru Suzuki -- the...

Does Canon support shooting whales?

Feature story | January 24, 2008 at 0:00

Here at Greenpeace, we support shooting whales... with cameras. But we're surprised to learn that Canon, the world's number one digital camera producer, isn't willing to condemn using harpoons -- despite their high-profile advertising and...

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...

Greenpeace t-shirts: a retrospective in a whaling town

Feature story | June 10, 2009 at 21:59

A new exhibit in Aomori, Japan, gives a glimpse of Greenpeace history through one of our iconic communication tools: the t-shirt.

Justice for whales and Greenpeace

Feature story | February 19, 2009 at 0:00

An ancient Japanese legend says that anyone who folds 1000 paper cranes will have their heart's desire come true. On 16 February, 1000 paper whales were delivered to the Japanese embassy in Stockholm with a message "Free Junichi and Toru".From...

Iceland: Killing whales makes no economic sense

Feature story | February 4, 2009 at 1:19

Killing whales to save the economy? It sounds like a terrible idea. Last week, the Icelandic government resigned, following widespread protests over its handling of the financial crisis. On his way out the door, outgoing Fisheries Minister Einar...

Harpooned: Greenpeace exposes scandal at heart of whaling

Feature story | May 15, 2008 at 0:00

Stake outs, testimony from informers, hidden cameras and tailing trucks full of stolen goods - it reads like a Hollywood movie, but it was an every day experience for Greenpeace activists in Japan, who have spent four months cracking open a major...

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