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Fearing US reaction, Japanese whaling fleet hides in port

Feature story | November 16, 2007 at 0:00

The Japanese whaling fleet has delayed its departure to the Southern Ocean for its annual whale hunt to avoid political embarrassment when Japanese Prime Minister Yasuo Fukuda meets with US President George W. Bush.

Whale Science in-action

Feature story | November 8, 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...

Save whales, not whaling

Feature story | April 26, 2010 at 0:00

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.

There are more economic benefits to watching whales

Image | December 19, 2006 at 21:47

There are more economic benefits to watching whales, than hunting them.

New Zealander Phil Lloyd on board the Esperanza

Image | July 27, 2004 at 1:00

New Zealander Phil Lloyd is the bosun on board the Esperanza for the current Greenpeace expedition to protect minke, fin and humpback whales from harpoons in the Southern Ocean.

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