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Whaling

Topic | 27 March, 2014 at 10:00

The madness of the whaling – hunting species after species to the verge of extinction – is the same model now being used in modern fishing today. Protecting the whales – not just from hunting but the many other daily threats they face - would be...

Norway and whaling

Background | 20 March, 2014 at 10:30

The decision to re-start commercial whaling in Norway twenty years ago was all about politics. It was an attempt by the party in power to gain favour with voters in the north of the country at the expense of the whales and international agreements.

Iceland and whaling

Background | 20 March, 2014 at 10:30

Iceland is a beautiful country – with a tourist industry that celebrates the natural wonders of the island – including whale watching. But its reputation is constantly blighted by one man and his whaling company, which is attempting to keep the...

Whaling myths

Background | 20 March, 2014 at 10:30

Apparently the whales are responsible for the collapsing fish stocks and useful science comes from the Japanese whaling programme. It would be funny if they weren't some of the many myths constantly pushed by the whaling industry to justify their...

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.

Footnotes on the Tokyo Two Trial

Background | 6 June, 2010 at 20:08

The following footnotes relate the Tokyo Two trial.

Fit for the future

Topic | 20 March, 2014 at 15:13

We stand with everyone who wants healthy oceans for our children, who want marine life to thrive and the fishing industry to give jobs and a future for millions. We will be part of the movement that works to create and protect clean seas that...

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.

South Korea abandons ‘scientific’ whaling plans

Press release | 4 December, 2012 at 13:41

Amsterdam, December 4, 2012 - Greenpeace confirmed on Tuesday that the government of South Korea has abandoned its plans to begin a ‘scientific’ whaling operation, a significant step forward in global efforts to protect whale populations.

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