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Japan and whaling

Topic | 27 March, 2014 at 12:00

Whales 5, Whalers 1

Feature story | 18 June, 2006 at 0:00

In a stunning turn about from expectations, pro-whaling nations have narrowly lost all four key votes so far at this year's International Whaling Commission (IWC) meeting. But they have won an ominous "St Kitts Declaration" vote. Here's the play...

IWC "Normalisation" Meeting: Catch More Whales

Feature story | 15 February, 2007 at 0:00

After three days of meetings in Tokyo, the pro-whaling members of the International Whaling Commission (IWC) have concluded that the best plan to move forward is to keep hunting more whales.

Iceland to export fin whales

Feature story | 10 November, 2006 at 0:00

An Icelandic whaling company has said it will ignore an international ban on the trade of endangered species, and export its catch to Japan. But it remains unclear if in Japan the demand even exists. The meat will first need to be tested for...

Close call: Whalers fail at IWC!

Feature story | 16 June, 2006 at 0:00

We’re all breathing a sigh of relief as news comes through from St Kitts that pro-whaling nations led by Japan have failed to gain a majority at the International Whaling Commission (IWC). But that doesn’t mean they’ve seen the last of us – we...

Whalers fail to harpoon conservation at the International Whaling Commission

Press release | 16 June, 2006 at 0:00

Greenpeace today breathed a sigh ofrelief as pro-whaling nations led by Japan failed to gain a majority duringthe opening day of the International Whaling Commission’s (IWC) annualmeeting, in St Kitts. The international environmental...

Greenpeace Ship banned from St Kitts on eve of whale meeting.

Press release | 13 June, 2006 at 0:00

The Greenpeace ship [the] MY Arctic Sunrise has been refused entry to St Kitts, where it was due to arrive two days ago, ahead of the International Whaling Commission (IWC) meeting which will open on the island on Friday. (1) No official reason...

Save whales, not whaling

Feature story | 23 April, 2010 at 15:56

A proposal to keep the dying whaling industries on life support has just been unveiled by the International Whaling Commission (IWC) -- instead of a concrete plan to safeguard whales.

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:

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