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Whale migration - the first scientific results are in

Feature story | November 13, 2007 at 18:00

Whales shouldn't have to die for research, so we started the Great Whale Trail to prove it. Satellite tagging humpback whales isn't easy, the whales weigh in at over 30 tons and travel thousands of miles across the wildest oceans. Despite the...

Humpbacks to be spared the harpoon -- for now

Feature story | December 20, 2007 at 18:00

The Japanese government has confirmed a rumor, that they have abandoned plans to kill humpback whales in the Southern Ocean this season. While this is good news, Greenpeace will continue its expedition to the Southern Ocean Whales Sanctuary...

You named the whale, now save him

Feature story | December 9, 2007 at 18:00

Out of 11,000 submissions in our competition to name the humpback whales we were tracking on their migration to the Southern Ocean, we narrowed it down to the final 30. Over 150,000 people then voted for their favorite name.

Whalers Depart Japan

Feature story | November 15, 2007 at 18:00

Update: The expedition makes a pit-stop in Auckland, New Zealand for a much needed, emergency repair of our helicopter, Tweety. As soon as the repairs are made, the Esperanza will ship off and head to the Southern Ocean where the Japanese are...

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