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Whaling, lies and cover-ups must stop

Feature story | April 14, 2009 at 22:06

Shrouded in the early morning gloom, the Japanese whaling fleet factory ship, Nisshin Maru, crept back into port without the usual fanfare. In fact, the only greeting party was comprised of our activists.

Iceland stops commercial whale hunt

Feature story | August 26, 2007 at 23:17

In a setback to the whaling industry worldwide, Iceland's fisheries minister has just announced he will not issue further commercial whale-hunting quotas.

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.

Close call: Whalers fail at IWC!

Feature story | June 19, 2006 at 0:00

IWC, Saint Kitts and Nevis - We’re all breathing a sigh of relief as news comes through from St Kitts that pro-whaling nations led by Japan have failed to gain a majority at the International Whaling Commission (IWC). But that doesn’t mean...

Iceland resumes commercial whaling

Feature story | October 18, 2006 at 0:00

In Iceland, the whale watching industry contributes more to the national economy than commercial whaling did before it was put on hold in the '80s. Yet now, after 17 years, Iceland has officially resumed commercial whaling.

Save whales, not whaling

Feature story | April 26, 2010 at 0:00

A proposal to keep the dying whaling industries on life support has just been unveiled by the International Whaling Commission (IWC) -- instead of a concrete plan to safeguard whales.

Tokyo Two trial: Prosecution struggles on opening day

Feature story | February 16, 2010 at 0:00

It’s been almost two years since the wrongful arrest of Junichi and Toru for their roles in exposing the corruption and lies woven in the fabric that holds the whaling industry together. As the trial for those charges began, it seemed obvious to...

The Japanese whaling fleet in port in Shimonoseki, Japan

Image | December 31, 1969 at 1:00

08 November 2005: The Japanese whaling fleet in port in Shimonoseki, Japan, shortly before putting to sea on November 8 to hunt more than 1000 whales in the Southern Ocean whale sanctuary. The Fisheries Agency of Japan claims that the hunt is for...

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