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In pictures: Over 30 years of anti-whaling campaigning

Feature story | 1 April, 2014 at 2:03 3 comments

For over 30 years, we've been standing together against whaling and senseless ocean destruction.

Whaling Moratorium

Background | 12 September, 2011 at 17:00

Following a ten-year campaign that sees public opinion change as people see pictures of Greenpeace activists confronting whalers at sea, the International Whaling Commission puts an end to commercial whaling.

Japan and whaling

Topic | 27 March, 2014 at 12:00

New sanctuary for whales top of agenda at international summit

Press release | 24 October, 2016 at 10:07

Portoroz, Slovenia, 24 October 2016 - A new whale sanctuary covering more than 20 million square kilometres of the South Atlantic Ocean could be approved this week as nations gather for the International Whaling Commission(IWC) in Slovenia.

Whale Science in-action

Feature story | 8 November, 2005 at 0:00

It’s that time of the year again, the six ships of the whaling fleet are leaving Japan and heading back to the culling ground, the “Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary,” to carry out “scientific testing” on 1000 whales. The “scientific test” involves...

Victory for whales, but danger still lurks

Feature story | 21 June, 2005 at 0:00

Despite underhand tactics, the Japanese government has failed once more in its attempt to pave the way towards commercial whaling. This is fantastic news for whales ... but the battle is not over. Several minke whales have been "accidentally"...

The world is watching: the Virtual March

Feature story | 19 June, 2005 at 0:00

Whale song erupted across Lotte Plaza in Ulsan, South Korea, as the World's very first "Virtual March" to save the whales was unveiled this evening, loud enough for any IWC delegates not in attendance to hear. Thousands of photographs of...

Whales for sale

Feature story | 22 July, 2004 at 0:00

Pity poor whaling nations like Japan. They are so alone on this issue, and their arguments for whaling are so thin, that they need to buy friends and supporters in their desperate attempt to resume the commercial slaughter of the world's most...

Esperanza in Iceland

Feature story | 24 June, 2004 at 0:00

One day, our ship is docked in Iceland's number one whaling station. The next, the country's number one whale-watching spot. The contrast is striking. Isafjordur, in the stunning west fjords on the northwestern coast, is a sleepy ring of houses,...

Of mice and whales

Feature story | 1 June, 2004 at 0:00

They go by aliases and real names: Echo. Bluplanet. Ann Novek. Tig3933.Chris99. They stop nuclear reprocessing plants, save forests and whales, hound corporations and hold the feet of bureaucrats to the fire. Who ARE these people? They're a...

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