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Hub | June 28, 2012 at 13:16

We're at the IWC meeting to stand up the whales and make sure your voice is heard. Follow updates here.

Operation Breakthrough

Feature story | January 31, 2012 at 8:28

To mark the launch of the movie, Big Miracle starring Drew Barrymore, about the 1988 rescue of grey whales in Alaska, we're publishing this fascinating story by Campbell Plowden. Plowden, then a Greenpeace whales campaigner, describes one of the...

Iceland to resume killing endangered whales

Blog by Jason Schwartz | March 13, 2014

Fin whales are the second largest animals in the world, after blue whales. They are sleek and swift, not as bulky as their larger cousins. Usually solitary, fin whales are occasionally seen migrating in pods as large as 300 individuals. They...

Protest against the transport of fin whale meat

Video | July 15, 2013 at 12:27

Greenpeace activists protest against the transport of fin whale meat from Iceland to Japan via European ports.

The big picture behind ‘Big Miracle’

Blog by Martin Lloyd | January 27, 2012

“This is Campbell Plowden, Whale Campaign Coordinator for Greenpeace.  I’d like to let you know that the Soviet Union is going to send two icebreakers to help clear a path for the whales trapped in Alaska.”     24 years ago...

Another Win for Whales: Endangered Fin Whales get help from President Obama

Blog by Phil Kline | September 16, 2011 5 comments

Yesterday President Obama took a step in the right direction to meet his campaign promise to work to end commercial whaling. The President imposed diplomatic sanctions on Iceland over their commercial Fin whale hunting as ...

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.

"Big Miracle" Premiere

Video | January 27, 2012 at 8:16

Drew Barrymore portrays Greenpeace activist Cindy Lowry (called Rachel Kramer in the movie) in the new feature film Big Miracle. At the premiere in Washington DC she talked to us about what she learned about Greenpeace and her respect for our...

'Big Miracle' Whale Rescue, Alaska.

Image gallery | February 3, 2012

Big Miracle -- A Whale Rescue Movie With a Deeper Message

Blog by Phil Kline | January 30, 2012

This is a poor pun, but I can't resist -- I had a whale of time last Wednesday night at the DC premiere of Big Miracle, the new Drew Barrymore movie that features a family of grey whales as her co-stars. This whale of a tale (sorry,...

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