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Activism is not a crime

Feature story | 21 June, 2010 at 12:38

Non-governmental organisations and their activists play an active and essential role in representative democracies. Like journalists and other watchdogs of society, they are part of the vanguard against tyranny and their service to the political...

Operation Breakthrough: The story behind Big Miracle

Feature story | 27 January, 2012 at 13:07

To mark the launch of new movie, Big Miracle starring Drew Barrymore, about the 1988 rescue of grey whales in Alaska, we're publishing this fascinating story by Campbell Plowden who was a Greenpeace whales campaigner who played a key part; he...

End of Japanese whaling may be in sight

Feature story | 12 November, 2009 at 0:00

We've been watching the horizon for this one for a very long time, but our colleagues up in the crow's nest report that a new blip on the horizon could mean an end to Japanese whaling in Antarctica.

Japanese Whaling: The truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth

Feature story | 19 March, 2009 at 0:00

We have lodged an appeal against Japanese government censorship, calling on the Fisheries Agency of Japan (FAJ) to release uncensored documentation of whale meat sales.Previously we obtained these documents through a 2008 Freedom of Information...

Who rammed whom?

Feature story | 28 December, 2005 at 0:00

We've been here before: the Southern Ocean, the Japanese whaling fleet, Greenpeace defending the lives of whales in the face of so called "scientific whaling". And in true de ja vu style, the whalers are once again accusing Greenpeace of...

Iceland resumes commercial whaling

Feature story | 17 October, 2006 at 0:00

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.

Stop Icelandic whaling

Feature story | 14 August, 2003 at 0:00

Iceland announced a few days ago the resumption of its "Scientific Whaling" programme. We have turned our flagship "Rainbow Warrior" around to do something about it.

Panama Whales Meeting: Fork In the Road for Future of Whales

Press release | 2 July, 2012 at 15:41

Panama, July 2, 2012 - As the 64th annual meeting of the International Whaling Commission (IWC) opens in Panama City, Greenpeace International oceans campaigner John Frizell said: “We have come to a fork in the road for the future of whales and...

IWC summit delivers promise for increased whaling, too little for whale conservation

Press release | 6 July, 2012 at 23:30

Panama, July 6, 2012 – As the 64th annual meeting of the International Whaling Commission (IWC) closes in Panama City, Greenpeace International whales campaign coordinator John Frizell delivered the following statement:

Japan’s whaling fleet: effectively nationalised and running on empty

Press release | 20 December, 2012 at 2:03

Tokyo, December 20, 2012 – Greenpeace and 18 Japanese NGOs called on the Japanese government to end its unprofitable whaling operations and refocus on domestic priorities as the factory ship of the country's so-called ‘scientific’ whaling fleet...

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