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Japan and whaling

Topic | 27 March, 2014 at 13:00

A day to celebrate – South Korea abandons 'scientific' whaling plan

Blog entry by Jeonghee Han | 4 December, 2012 26 comments

It’s been a turbulent five months for the future of whales in South Korea after the Seoul government made a shock statement in July at the International Whaling Commission (IWC) meeting in Panama,...

Happy Holidays from Whales

E-card | 22 April, 2010 at 17:45

Whale Meat Transport Action in Rotterdam

Image | 2 April, 2010 at 2:00

02 April - Netherlands. Activists stop a major transport of whale meat on way from Iceland to Japan. Read more .

Humpback Whale Documentation

Image | 12 November, 2009 at 17:11

Humpback whale and calf off the coast of Tonga

Humpback whale off the coast of Tonga

Image | 12 November, 2009 at 16:22

The dangerous temptation of nuclear power

Blog entry by Justin | 12 June, 2009

The nuclear weapons tests that North Korea carried out two weeks ago, on May 25, reminded us once again that nuclear power technology remains the most dangerous technology mankind has ever created. With regional tensions rising, the...

Fact Sheet: The Whale Meat Market in Japan

Publication | 8 June, 2009 at 2:00

There's no market for whale meat in Japan - yet Iceland's whalers insist that importing whale meat to Japan is financially viable. This report demonstrates how this is wishful thinking on the part of Iceland's whalers, and includes incendiary...

"Tokyo Two" protest in Paris

Image | 9 December, 2008 at 1:00

"Tokyo Two" protest outside the Japanese embassy in Paris.

Bondi Beach, Australia

Image | 9 December, 2008 at 1:00

Greenpeace commissioned a life-size sculpture of a juvenile Fin Whale made out of sand. The sculpture co-incides with events in 16 other countries highlighting the plight of two Greenpeace activists under house arrest in Japan for exposing...

Canon can save whales

Background | 1 February, 2008 at 14:11

Can you create a picture that's worth a thousand whales? Would you like the chance to win some cool Greenpeace stuff? We're inviting Canon customers and whale defenders to enter a new competition.

Who is Sugizo?

Feature story | 17 December, 2007 at 1:00

Sugizo is a Japanese musician who was born on the 8th of July 1969. As a guitarist, he is famous from the visual rock band "LUNA SEA" that was big in the nineties and is still very popular among young Japanese people today.

Mister Splashy Pants Fan

Blog entry by Richard | 27 November, 2007 68 comments

Thanks to our friends over at BoingBoing and Reddit, Mr Splashy Pants is in the lead for the Greenpeace name-a-whale competition. What isn't so well known is the identity of the unsung hero that made it all possible. We don't know all...

Great Whale Trail Expedition

Photo essay | 26 November, 2007 at 15:05

Photographs by Paul Hilton and sounds provided by whale researcher Nan Hauser - all in the Pacific ocean 2007.

Claire Garrigue

Image | 5 November, 2007 at 17:18

Claire Garrigue is the founder and scientific advisor of Opération Cétacés.

Nan Hausen

Image | 5 November, 2007 at 13:50

Nan Hausen serves as the President and Director of the Center for Cetacean Research and Conservation.

A Humpback whale swims past the Cook Island

Image | 18 September, 2007 at 3:00

A Humpback whale swims past the Cook Island whale research boat, enjoying the warm water and the protected reefs of Rarotonga (Cook Islands).

Man & Whale

Video | 29 May, 2007 at 17:21

Today, only one country in the world continues to conduct whaling in the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary: Japan.

Greenpeace Ready To Tow Stricken Japanese Whaling Ship Out of Danger and Prevent...

Press release | 16 February, 2007 at 1:00

The Greenpeace ship, Esperanza is less than twenty-four hours sailing from the disabled whaling factory ship, Nisshin Maru and has made a commitment to the fleet to assist the crew in any way possible and make an environmental impact assessment...

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.

Google map showing location of Nissan Maru

Image | 16 February, 2007 at 1:00

Google map showing location of Nissan Maru when crew made distress call. http://greenpeace.or.jp/whalelove/map.htm

On the second day of the "International Whaling

Image | 14 February, 2007 at 5:00

On the second day of the "International Whaling Comission Normalization Meeting" in Tokyo, Japan, Greenpeace accompanied by a "manga whale" present St. Valentines Day whale shaped chocolates to the pro-whaling delegates.

On the second day of the "International Whaling

Image | 14 February, 2007 at 1:00

On the second day of the "International Whaling Comission Normalization Meeting" in Tokyo, Japan, Greenpeace present St. Valentines Day whale shaped chocolates to the pro-whaling delegates.

Japanese love wagon will help save whales

Image | 13 February, 2007 at 1:00

Japanese love wagon will help save whales in the Southern Ocean whales sanctuary.

A minke whale fleeing the Yushin Maru No

Image | 14 January, 2006 at 2:00

A minke whale fleeing the Yushin Maru No.2 catcher ship of the Japanese whaling fleet.

The Gorton's Family Whale Killing Business

Publication | 2 December, 2005 at 1:00

For 70 years, the Nippon Suisan Kaisha Ltd. company ofJapan—also known as Nissui—has been involved with thelarge scale commercial hunting of great whales, whichcontinues today despite the international ban on commercialwhaling. In 2001, Nissui,...

Eye of baby sperm whale

Image | 31 October, 2005 at 10:30

Of all the creatures of the deep ocean, sperm whales probably enjoy the most legendary status. Immortalized in Moby Dick , they are a far cry from the vengeful creature that tormented Captain Ahab and his crew. Quite the reverse. It was the...

A juvenile minke whale caught "accidentally"

Image | 10 May, 2005 at 2:00

A juvenile minke whale caught "accidentally" by a fishing vessel is butchered in Ulsan, Korea. The meat was then sold for US$30,000. Korea reports an unusually high number of "accidentally" killed whales each year which are legally sold for meat.

A juvenile minke whale caught "accidentally"

Image | 10 May, 2005 at 2:00

A juvenile minke whale caught "accidentally" by a fishing vessel is butchered in Ulsan, Korea. The meat was then sold for US$30,000. Korea reports an unusually high number of "accidentally" killed whales each year which are legally sold for meat.

Don't move that blubber!

Feature story | 30 October, 2002 at 1:00

Overexploit, cheat, deplete. The cycle of greed behind the global whaling industry drove one whale population after another toward oblivion. It wasn't until 1986 that a moratorium on all commercial whaling slowed this onslaught. Now, will a...

Minke whaleGreat Barrier Reef:Australia/Australien:Pacific

Image | 15 June, 1999 at 3:00

Minke whaleGreat Barrier Reef:Australia/Australien:Pacific Ocean/Pazifik - Mink-Wal/Zwergwal (Balaenoptera acutorostrata) am Great Barrier Reef. Dwarf Minke whale (Balaenoptera acutorostrata) at Great Barrier Reef, Australia.

Minke whales near Ross Island

Image | 15 December, 1991 at 1:00

Minke whales near Ross Island, Antarctica.

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