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The latest updates


Japanese Fleet Embarks for Southern Ocean to Kill Whales

Media release | November 15, 2000 at 18:00

Japan's whaling fleet is expected to leave for the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary early Friday morning (Tokyo time). The fleet plans to slaughter another 440 minke whales this winter. Greenpeace will be at the port taping the fleet's departure...

Endangered Steller Sea Lions Under Attack by Alaska Senator - Again

Media release | October 23, 2000 at 18:00

Greenpeace today denounced the second attempt by Senator Stevens (AK) to introduce a rider that would drive the endangered Steller sea lion further toward extinction. If passed, the rider would exempt the North Pacific groundfish fisheries from...

Japanese Fleet Kills 48 Endangered Whales

Media release | September 19, 2000 at 18:00

The Japanese whaling fleet ended its widely-condemned hunt on Saturday after killing 88 whales including 43 Bryde's and five sperm, both of which are endangered. The expanded hunt is the impetus behind U.S. moves to impose economic sanctions...

Japan's Illegal Whale Hunt Focus of Growing International Opposition

Media release | August 29, 2000 at 18:00

Japan's expanded illegal whale hunt is the focus today of Greenpeace protests in 19 countries around the world, from Luxembourg to Japan. Greenpeace has been joined by the leaders of 15 nations in calling on Japan to immediately halt its whaling...

Economic Sanctions Against Japan at Heart of Whaling Protest

Media release | August 16, 2000 at 18:00

A 110-foot inflatable whale placed in Dupont Circle formed the centerpiece of a Greenpeace protest today against Japan's expanded whale hunt, currently taking place in the North Pacific. The environmental organization is calling on the Clinton...

Japan Openly Defies U.S. and UK to Begin a New Whale Hunt in the North Pacific

Media release | July 28, 2000 at 18:00

Greenpeace today condemns Japan's latest act of defiance of the International Whaling Commission, its allies, and world opinion. Greenpeace calls on the U.S. government to begin the process of certifying Japan under the Pelly Amendment to the...

Japan's Illegal Whalers Attack Peaceful Greenpeace Demonstrators in Southern Ocean...

Media release | December 20, 1999 at 18:00

The Japanese whaling vessel Nisshin-maru today rammed the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise while making an illegal overtaking maneuver in the remote Southern Ocean around Antarctica. While no one was injured by the ramming, it signals an escalation...

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