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Japan resumes scandalous whale hunt

Press release | January 31, 2008 at 23:04

Greenpeace is saddened by reports from the Australian Customs vessel, the Oceanic Viking, that the Fisheries Agency of Japan’s whaling fleet has killed at least five whales in the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary.

New Greenpeace GE-Free Food Guide released

Press release | January 30, 2008 at 0:00

The latest Greenpeace GE Free Food Guide reflects a strong ongoing non-GE position from New Zealand food companies and an unprecedented anti-GE stance from Australasia’s largest food company.

Over 100 whales saved - Low Fuel forces Esperanza back to port

Press release | January 26, 2008 at 0:00

After spending two weeks successfully preventing the Japanese whaling fleet from hunting in the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary (1), the Greenpeace ship Esperanza is running low on fuel and must return to port. The Australian government ship...

Greenpeace blocks whalers from refuelling in Southern Ocean

Press release | January 22, 2008 at 3:30

On the eleventh day of successfully preventing the Japanese whaling fleet from killing whales in the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary [1], activists from the Greenpeace ship Esperanza today blocked the fleet's factory ship from being refuelled.

Japanese govt admits Greenpeace hindering hunt

Press release | January 21, 2008 at 0:00

At a press conference in Tokyo today the administrative vice-Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Toshiro Shirasu told reporters that the whaling fleet has not resumed hunting because Greenpeace is following their fleet in the...

Japan's "Fake" Whaling Programme crumbling

Press release | January 18, 2008 at 0:00

Echoing a series of scandals which have beset the Japanese government in the last year,Greenpeace activists today sent a message direct from the Southern Ocean to Tokyo, as pressure mounts inside Japan for it to end its controversial whaling...

Another Japanese Whaling Ship leaves hunting grounds

Press release | January 18, 2008 at 0:00

A second ship from the Japanese government whaling fleet has left the hunting grounds as the Greenpeace ship Esperanza continues to keep the fleet’s mother ship, Nisshin Maru out of action.

Greenpeace drives whalers out of hunting ground

Press release | January 13, 2008 at 0:00

After a high speed chase over hundreds of miles through fog and increasingly rough seas, the Greenpeace ship Esperanza this morning drove the Japanese whaling fleet out of the Southern Ocean hunting grounds.

Greenpeace confronts Japanese whalers in Southern Ocean

Press release | January 12, 2008 at 0:00

Following a 10-day search in Antarctic waters, the Greenpeace ship Esperanza today confronted Japan’s whaling fleet in the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary.

Greenpeace captures rare Humpback recordings in Antarctica

Press release | January 8, 2008 at 0:00

The crew aboard the Greenpeace ship Esperanza, currently searching for the Japanese whaling fleet in the Southern Ocean, has made a rare series of humpback whales recordings in Antarctic waters.

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