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About Us

Hub | October 13, 2009 at 13:33

Greenpeace India was founded in 2001, and is a legally registered society with offices in Chennai, Delhi, Bengaluru and Patna. Our governance structure has an Executive Board made up of notable Indian citizens, an Executive Director Dr. Ravi...

The world is watching: the Virtual March

Feature story | June 22, 2005 at 14:17

ULSAN, Korea, Republic of — Whale song erupted across Lotte Plaza in Ulsan, South Korea, as the World's very first "Virtual March" to save the whales was unveiled this evening, loud enough for any IWC delegates not in attendance to hear. ...

Whale Embassy moves to Seoul

Feature story | July 1, 2005 at 19:14

SEOUL, Korea, Republic of — After 77 days of peaceful protest, our Whale Embassy has moved from the site of a proposed whale meat factory in Ulsan to Seoul. Although our activists are leaving Korea after the international whaling meeting, we will...

Victory for whales, but danger still lurks

Feature story | June 22, 2005 at 14:20

ULSAN, Korea, Republic of — Despite underhand tactics, the Japanese government has failed once more in its attempt to pave the way towards commercial whaling. This is fantastic news for whales ... but the battle is not over. Several minke whales...

Fake whale science from ship to shore

Feature story | January 21, 2008 at 17:46

The Greenpeace ship Esperanza continues to prevent whaling as we shadow the Japanese fleet's factory ship, Nisshin Maru. Our crew today sent a message, direct from the Southern Ocean, linking the scandal of whaling to a host of other scandals...

Whaling fleet prevented from killing whales

Feature story | January 21, 2008 at 17:48

Following a 10-day search in Antarctic waters, the Greenpeace ship Esperanza confronted Japan’s whaling fleet in the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary last week. After a high speed chase over hundreds of miles the factory ship Nisshin Maru was...

Whaling fleet prevented from killing whales

Feature story | January 17, 2008 at 18:14

Following a 10-day search in Antarctic waters, the Greenpeace ship Esperanza confronted Japan’s whaling fleet in the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary last week. After a high speed chase over hundreds of miles the factory ship Nisshin Maru was...

Whale Science in-action

Feature story | November 14, 2005 at 12:52

It’s that time of the year again, the six ships of the whaling fleet are leaving Japan and heading back to the culling ground, the “Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary,” to carry out “scientific testing” on 1000 whales. The “scientific test” involves...

Dolphin-killing trawlers stopped from fishing

Feature story | March 3, 2005 at 5:30

ENGLISH CHANNEL, United Kingdom — Last season UK government observers witnessed two vessels, the Ocean Star and Ocean Crest, killing more than 150 dolphins while trawling for sea bass. But the government didn't lift a finger to stop it. So we...

Esperanza in Iceland

Feature story | June 24, 2004 at 5:30

HUSAVIK, Iceland — One day, our ship is docked in Iceland's number one whaling station. The next, the country's number one whale-watching spot. The contrast is striking. Isafjordur, in the stunning west fjords on the northwestern coast, is a...

Whaling season over

Feature story | March 1, 2007 at 12:17

Today the whaling fleet crossed the 60 degree latitude, leaving the whaling grounds behind - at least for this season. Officials in Tokyo have finally acknowledged publicly that the deadly fire crippling the fleet's factory ship means an early...

Peaceful Greenpeace whaling protest stopped abruptly in St Kitts

Press release | June 22, 2006 at 17:02

FRIGATE BAY, Saint Kitts and Nevis — As the International Whaling Commission (IWC) meeting in St Kitts concluded its proceedings today, a peaceful protest carried out by Greenpeace was abruptly broken up by the authorities, who arrested ten...

Together, we are an ocean

Feature story | December 2, 2005 at 9:05

CAPE TOWN, South Africa — A voyage of one year. Four oceans. One million Ocean defenders. That’s our response to the growing crisis our oceans face. We are launching our most ambitious ship expedition ever, to respond to the threats and...

On World Oceans Day, India demands Justice for whales and their defenders

Press release | June 8, 2010 at 19:38

NEW DELHI, India — In an expression of solidarity with Japan’s ‘Tokyo Two’ undertrials, Greenpeace today unfurled a banner saying “Activism is Not a Crime” at the capital’s ‘Gyarah Murti’ sculpture, depicting the Dandi March led by Mahatma Gandhi...

Whale Visits Japanese Embassy Seeking Protection From Harpoons

Press release | May 23, 2007 at 5:30

NEW DELHI, India — Greenpeace activists, alongwith an Orca Whale, paid the Japanese Embassy in Delhi a surprise visit today asking the island nation to respect the ban on whaling and stop the annual massacre of whales under the guise of...

Revealed: Icelandic whale in storage, landfill

Feature story | January 28, 2007 at 5:30

REYKJAVIK, Iceland — In Iceland we have discovered an unprecedented amount of the whale meat from the recent hunt has not been used. Even whaling captain Sigurður Njálsson has said the meat is unfit for domestic consumption. 200 tonnes of the...

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.

Clemenceau… The ship that died. But didn’t stop killing.

Feature story | December 12, 2005 at 5:30

BANGALORE, India — Early this morning, off the sleeping coast of Toulon, France, Greenpeace activists boarded the heavily-guarded Clemenceau, a once-majestic aircraft carrier that belonged to the French navy. Far away, in Orissa, India, a young...

A whale will be hunted every four hours. Help stop the killing now!

Feature story | June 15, 2005 at 5:30

YOU could be in Korea on the 19th of June, shaking a fist at the International Whaling Commission, telling them you want Whales – Alive! Literally thousands of people have already joined Greenpeace in preparation for an international protest in...

Bob Hunter

Feature story | May 3, 2005 at 17:27

ONTARIO, Canada — Perhaps more than anyone else, Bob Hunter invented Greenpeace. His death today, of cancer, marks the passing of a true original, one of the heroes of the environmental movement.

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