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Whaling Factory Ship Arrives in Tokyo

Feature story | March 25, 2007 at 18:00

The whaling factory ship, Nisshin Maru, is back Tokyo Bay. Its time in the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary was cut short by a tragic fire, which claimed the life of one crewmember and threatened the Antarctic environment. Over the course of...

Major Victory for Whales

Feature story | April 2, 2006 at 18:00

We have the best news of the year to share with you: The Gorton's fisherman and his Japanese parent company have agreed to get out of whaling. That's right, thanks to you, we’ve proven that whaling is bad for business.

Japan fails to win control of the International Whaling Commission

Feature story | June 14, 2006 at 18:00

It's been 6 months since we confronted the Japanese whaling fleet in the Southern Ocean. This week, the stakes were even higher as we moved from the bottom of the world and into the international spotlight. The 58th meeting of the International...

VICTORY: Greenpeace Whaling Victory in Japan!

Blog by john hocevar | December 23, 2010 41 comments

After more than two and half years of pressure by Greenpeace and the famous "Tokyo Two" trials , officials with the Japanese Fishing Agency publicly admitted today that they received whale meat as "gifts" from private companies...

Act locally, make change globally: Help end the sale of illegal whale meat in Japan

Blog by Casson Trenor | March 10, 2011 3 comments

Every year, the Japanese whaling fleet makes its annual journey to the Southern Ocean whale sanctuary with the intent of slaughtering over a thousand whales in the name of “research.” The vast majority of this whale meat ends up in...

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