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IWC rejection of South Atlantic Whale Sanctuary a missed opportunity

Press release | 25 October, 2016 at 11:16

Portoroz, Slovenia, 25 October 2016 - The decision of the International Whaling Commission not to designate more than a quarter of the Atlantic Ocean as a protected zone for whales is a missed opportunity according to Greenpeace International.

Greenpeace condemns departure of Japanese whaling fleet

Press release | 1 December, 2015 at 6:32

Tokyo, 1 December 2015 - Greenpeace calls on the government of Japan to cancel the whaling fleet heading to the Southern Ocean under the guise of “research whaling”, and condemned the expedition as both unnecessary and in violation of the...

Greenpeace activists protest transport of fin whale meat

Press release | 5 July, 2013 at 13:30

Hamburg, July 5, 2013 - Greenpeace activists protested at noon today in front of the 336 meter long cargo ship, COSCO Pride which is transporting fin whale meat to Japan.

Whalers ram Greenpeace ship

Feature story | 8 January, 2006 at 0:00

This morning our ship the Arctic Sunrise was deliberately rammed and damaged by the Nisshin Maru, the factory ship of the Japanese whaling fleet. Straight after the ramming, the Nisshin Maru began to steam away from the "scene of the crime".

Rainbow Warrior arrives in Reykjavik to oppose whaling

Feature story | 5 September, 2003 at 0:00

Our flagship Rainbow Warrior has now arrived in Reykjavik, Iceland, on its mission to help overturn the Icelandic Government's plan to resume its 'scientific whaling' programme.

Desperate whalers go north

Blog entry by John Frizell | 16 June, 2015

Update 3 July: Iceland's fin whale hunt has started again and the key to stopping it, the Winter Bay, is still in Tromso quietly awaiting clearance to sail. No one in Iceland eats fin whale meat; this hunt is entirely for export. So...

Daily news: Votes for cash tops whale meeting agenda; Australia will tax its top 500...

Blog entry by Gianluca R | 11 July, 2011

© Greenpeace / Jeremy Sutton-Hibbert Top news:  Japan’s practice of  buying small countries’ votes to back whaling under fire; Australia will tax its heaviest polluting companies in order to tackle climate change; new endangered...

World’s only whaling factory ship returns to Japan from North Pacific

Blog entry by John Frizell | 25 July, 2016

The world’s only whaling factory ship has returned to Japan after two months of commercial whaling in the North Pacific disguised as science, capturing 90 sei whales and 25 Bryde’s whales. A Bryde's whale (Balaenoptera edeni)...

3 ways to shut down the Japanese government’s whaling program

Blog entry by Junichi Sato | 6 April, 2016 2 comments

A whaling fleet sent by the Japanese government in early December to the Southern Ocean plans to kill 333 minke whales. Outraged? So am I! A minke whale fleeing the Yushin Maru No.2 Japanese whaling fleet in January 2006. ...

Whale heroes face jail on World Oceans Day

Feature story | 8 June, 2010 at 14:15

World Oceans Day is a day for us to celebrate our seas and a time for us to honour ocean heroes across the planet. But today - as the trial of two of our anti-whaling campaigners came to an end in Japan - the prosecution asked for Junichi and...

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