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Esperanza still standing by stricken whaling vessel

Feature story | 18 February, 2007 at 1:00

Our ship the Esperanza is still standing by the stricken whaling ship, Nisshin Maru, disabled by fire in the Southern Ocean. We have already provided information on ice conditions and are in radio contact with the Nisshin Maru crew. We are all...

Whalers' factory ship arrives in Tokyo

Feature story | 23 March, 2007 at 1:00

The Nisshin Maru arrived in Tokyo Bay today. Its time in the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary was cut short by a tragic fire, which claimed the life of one crewmember and threatened the Antarctic environment. Over the course of this past season...

Esperanza still on watch over disabled whaling ship

Feature story | 22 February, 2007 at 1:00

The Greenpeace ship Esperanza maintains its watch over the Japanese government's whaling factory ship Nisshin Maru, which was disabled by fire.

Esperanza at location of disabled whaling ship

Feature story | 17 February, 2007 at 1:00

The Esperanza is currently staying close by the Japanese government's whaling factory ship Nisshin Maru, which was disabled by fire on Thursday. This afternoon, we received a radio call from the whaling crew to tell us that the body of their...

Is Japan secretly planning to build a new whaling ship?

Feature story | 12 December, 2007 at 1:00

All around the world, increasing numbers of people and governments are urging Japan to give up its whaling operations in the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary. Back in Japan however, there is evidence that plans are emerging to build a brand new...

551 whales too many

Feature story | 14 April, 2008 at 2:00

After five months at sea, the Nisshin Maru arrived in Japan today having taken around half the number of whales from the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary as planned, but still 551 whales too many.

Iceland: Killing whales makes no economic sense

Feature story | 3 February, 2009 at 14:52

Killing whales to save the economy? It sounds like a terrible idea. Last week, the Icelandic government resigned, following widespread protests over its handling of the financial crisis. On his way out the door, outgoing Fisheries Minister Einar...

Challenge to Japan to prosecute anti- whaling activists worldwide

Feature story | 4 November, 2008 at 1:00

Despite the moratorium on commercial whaling, the Japanese government continues to send a fleet of ships to the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary to kill over a thousand whales. Each season, the fleet departs for the Sanctuary and more whales...

Greenpeace ready to tow stricken whaling ship

Feature story | 16 February, 2007 at 1:00

The Greenpeace ship Esperanza is ready to tow the stricken Japanese whaling vessel the Nisshin Maru out of danger and prevent potential Antarctic environmental disaster.

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