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Iceland resumes commercial whaling

Feature story | October 18, 2006 at 17:41

In Iceland, the whale watching industry contributes more to the national economy than commercial whaling did before it was put on hold in the '80s. Yet now, after 17 years, Iceland has officially resumed commercial whaling.

Rainbow Warrior completes joint mission with MSF to transport humanitarian supplies...

Feature story | August 11, 2006 at 5:30

Over 75 tons of essential medical supplies have been safely transported to Lebanon via sea, following a joint operation between Greenpeace and Medecins Sans Frontieres, in which three voyages were made by the Rainbow Warrior between Larnaca in...

Life and Death on the beaches of Orissa

Feature story | February 6, 2006 at 5:30

ORISSA, India — Our Turtle Witness Camp was launched on 27th January and in the first week alone, we’ve witnessed the circle of life in all its gore and glory. We’ve watched, awe-struck, as scores of mating turtles surface around the faithful MV...

Exposed - Korea's secret plans for new whale meat factory

Feature story | April 8, 2005 at 14:25

ULSAN, Korea, Republic of — Ulsan, host city of this year's International Whaling Commission (IWC) meeting, is enthusiastically building a whale museum and a brand new marine park in anticipation. But we have uncovered plans, noticeably absent...

Of mice and whales

Feature story | June 1, 2004 at 5:30

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands — They go by aliases and real names: Echo. Bluplanet. Ann Novek. Tig3933.Chris99. They stop nuclear reprocessing plants, save forests and whales, hound corporations and hold the feet of bureaucrats to the fire. Who ARE...

Whales for sale

Feature story | July 22, 2004 at 5:30

SORRENTO, Italy — Pity poor whaling nations like Japan. They are so alone on this issue, and their arguments for whaling are so thin, that they need to buy friends and supporters in their desperate attempt to resume the commercial slaughter of...

Tsunami and the environment

Feature story | January 10, 2005 at 5:30

On December 26 a massive tsunami swept through the Indian Ocean region to become arguably the largest natural disaster in living memory. Questions are now being asked: what are the environmental impacts of this tragedy? Did damaged environments...

Greenpeace sailing vessel SV Rainbow Warrior docks in Mumbai for “Corporate...

Press release | November 5, 2003 at 5:30

MUMBAI, India — SV Rainbow Warrior, the icon of the environmental pressure group Greenpeace fleet, docked at Mumbai’s Ferry Wharf this morning for a month-long tour of the sub-continent to strengthen Greenpeace India’s campaign for Corporate...

Fisheries crisis: Government moves, but much remains to be done

Press release | February 3, 2009 at 5:30

BHUBANESHWAR, India — The Orissa government has shown some signs of responding to the turtle-fisheries crisis in the state by initiating institutional mechanisms to to address issues relating to conservation and management of marine resources in...

Turning Seas of Trouble into Seas of Plenty

Press release | November 23, 2008 at 5:30

BHUBANESHWAR, India — Stressing the need for effective management of Orissa’s Marine resources, Greenpeace, released an approach paper titled “Turning Seas of trouble into Seas of Plenty”. On the occasion, the environ mental watchdog...

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