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Japanese government to investigate whale meat scandal (UPDATED)

Feature story | 15 May, 2008 at 0:00

Stake outs, testimony from informers, hidden cameras and tailing trucks full of stolen goods - it reads like a Hollywood movie, but it was an every day experience for Greenpeace activists in Japan, who have spent four months cracking open a major...

Big Blue planet

Feature story | 28 May, 2007 at 0:00

People took to the streets in more than 50 locations around the world for the Big Blue March, voicing their support for the world's whales, and calling for an end to commercial whaling. The International Whaling Commission (IWC) opens in...

Japan, whaling and the Esperanza

Feature story | 30 March, 2007 at 0:00

It is cherry blossom season here in Japan, and Tokyo is beautiful, with lovely spring weather and trees in full bloom. Unfortunately while people here enjoy the season, our ship the Esperanza is at sea in force 8 conditions as organisations...

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".

Whaling fleets return with biggest catch in 15 years

Feature story | 25 September, 2002 at 0:00

The Japanese and Norwegian whaling fleets have returned from their summer hunt in the north bringing their total catch this year to 1268 whales, more than any year since the commercial whaling ban was widely taken up. But there is also good news.

Whale meat blockade

Feature story | 2 April, 2010 at 0:00

At around 4:30 this morning, our activists took action against commercial whaling and trade in whale meat by blocking a container ship with fin whale meat onboard bound for Japan from Iceland.

Whaling on trial (part 2)

Feature story | 10 March, 2010 at 0:00

This week our activists, Junichi and Toru, spent two very long and intense days in court, defending the honourable actions they took to expose the corruption within Japan's whaling industry. As the prosecution fumbled its desperate attempt to...

Whaling on trial

Feature story | 8 March, 2010 at 0:00

The Tokyo Two trial continued today as a former whaler took to the stand and cast serious doubt on the veracity of the official investigation into our allegations of institutional embezzlement within Japan's whaling industry. He further revealed...

Greenpeace demands Japan end commercial whaling as new financial woes emerge

Press release | 26 September, 2012 at 5:34

Tokyo, September 26, 2012 – Greenpeace Japan and the Dolphin & Whale Action Network, a Japanese NGO, today demanded that the Japanese government end taxpayer subsidies for its unprofitable whaling industry as reports revealed that ongoing...

Greenpeace Anti-whaling Activists Face Jail Despite Having No Case to Answer

Press release | 14 May, 2010 at 17:12

Tokyo, Japan. Despite yet another day of compelling evidence of major corruption in the Japanese government whaling programme, Greenpeace activists Junichi Sato and Toru Suzuki, known as the Tokyo Two, have been warned by their lawyers that they...

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