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Whaling Moratorium

Page | September 13, 2011 at 3:00

Following a ten-year campaign that sees public opinion change as people see pictures of Greenpeace activists confronting whalers at sea, the International Whaling Commission puts an end to commercial whaling.

Countries condemn Iceland's whale hunt

Feature story | November 2, 2006 at 0:00

Twenty six nations (including New Zealand) deliver a formal diplomatic protest (called a "demarche") to the Icelandic government.

Iceland harpoons deep-sea protection

Feature story | November 23, 2006 at 0:00

The proposed moratorium on high-seas bottom trawling was harpooned today at the UN, as Iceland put the interests of their fishing fleets above other countries and scientific advice (sound familiar?). Even Canada and Spain gave in to common sense...

Bottom trawling: world watches EU, Canada, South Korea and Russia

Feature story | November 15, 2006 at 0:00

As the EU, Russia, and South Korea sink a bottom-trawling protection plan at a key meeting in Hobart, we are now focusing our watchful eyes on the UN. In the next few weeks the world’s governments have an opportunity to declare a moratorium on...

Why Greenpeace won’t compromise on commercial whaling.

Feature story | June 23, 2010 at 0:00

As the International Whaling Commission (IWC) annual meeting begins in Morocco, there has been a flurry of media coverage over a possible ‘deal’ or ‘compromise’. Often the details, and sometimes the central points, can get lost as things are...

Why Greenpeace won’t compromise on commercial whaling

Blog entry by Phil | June 22, 2010

As the International Whaling Commission (IWC)'s annual meeting begins in Morocco, there has been a flurry of media coverage over a possible 'deal' or 'compromise'. Often the details, and sometimes the central points , can get lost...

Whaling opinion: Whale Watch Kaikora Chief Operating Officer Kauahi Ngapora

Blog entry by Phil | June 18, 2010

It was interesting watching the enthusiasm of Japanese pro-whaling demonstrators outside the Tokyo court which was hearing charges against New Zealand anti-whaling campaigner Pete Bethune recently. The key theme of their protests...

The NZ deep sea trawler Amaltal Voyager trawling in international waters

Image | June 10, 2004 at 1:00

TASMAN SEA: The NZ deep sea trawler Amaltal Voyager trawling in international waters about 1000 meters deep in the Tasman Sea. Greenpeace along with more than a thousand scientists are supporting the call for a moratorium on high seas bottom...

Greenpeace GE Campaigner Steve Abel at the Mothers Against Genetic Engineering press...

Image | October 29, 2003 at 0:00

Greenpeace GE Campaigner Steve Abel speaking at the press conference held by Greenpeace, Mothers Against Genetic Engineering (MAdGE), GE Free New Zealand, Take 5, and the GE Free Register to launch the idea of a 'People's Moratorium'.

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