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Big in Japan: how the whaling debate is changing

Feature story | 26 February, 2007 at 11:29

If the news in Japan is any indication, recent events in the Southern Ocean seem to be having some effect on a debate that has so far been stifled by the one-sided opinion of the whaling fleet operators, the Japanese government-funded Institute...

IWC "Normalisation" Meeting: Catch More Whales

Feature story | 15 February, 2007 at 1:00

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.

End of Japanese whaling may be in sight

Feature story | 12 November, 2009 at 1:00

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.

Obama and the whale

Feature story | 10 November, 2009 at 1:00

The government of Japan has decided to look into wasteful spending. We can't think of a greater waste than the Japanese whaling programme. So we sent a delegation to the place where the review committee is meeting.

Japan, whaling and the Esperanza

Feature story | 30 March, 2007 at 2:00

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...

Whaling on trial (part 2)

Feature story | 10 March, 2010 at 1:00

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 1:00

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 challenges Japan to prosecute anti-whaling activists worldwide

Press release | 4 November, 2008 at 14:24

Ending the political prosecution of two Greenpeace activists in Japan will become the central focus of a global mass mobilisation campaign against the Japanese government's whale hunt in the Southern Ocean Whaling Sanctuary, Greenpeace announced...

Tokyo Two: Statement of Concern from International Non-Governmental Organisations

Press release | 10 July, 2008 at 2:00

This is a joint statement of concern by International Non-Governmental Organisations, urging the Japanese government as well as governments around the world to take immediate action on the detention of Junichi Sato and Toru Suzuki.

Hundreds of young Greenpeace activists celebrate Chilean Whale Sanctuary at...

Press release | 23 June, 2008 at 2:00

More than 150 Chilean children today celebrated the creation of a Chilean whale sanctuary by president Michelle Bachelet, with chairman William Hogarth cutting the ribbon to launch the "whale kingdom" outside the International Whaling Commission...

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