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Japan and whaling

Topic | 27 March, 2014 at 12:00

The Gorton's Family Whale Killing Business

Publication | 2 December, 2005 at 0:00

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,...

Who is Sugizo?

Feature story | 17 December, 2007 at 0:00

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.

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

Press release | 16 February, 2007 at 0:00

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...

Fact Sheet: The Whale Meat Market in Japan

Publication | 8 June, 2009 at 0:00

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...

Greenpeace ready to tow stricken whaling ship

Feature story | 16 February, 2007 at 0:00

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.

Don't move that blubber!

Feature story | 30 October, 2002 at 0:00

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...

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,...

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...

Canon can save whales

Background | 1 February, 2008 at 13:11

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.

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