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Workers on a Taiwanese purse seiner trans

Image | 2004-08-03 at 7:00

Workers on a Taiwanese purse seiner trans-ship yellow fin tuna and skipjack tuna to a reefer (refrigerator) ship. As fisheries collapse in other parts of the world, countries are moving their fishing fleets into the Pacific.

Chinese fishermen off

Image | 2004-08-04 at 7:00

Chinese fishermen off-load yellow fin tuna at a tuna packing plant. This majestic fish will likely be exported to end up as American canned tuna or Japanese sushi.

Greenpeace calls for a new start at WTO negotiations in Hong Kong

Press release | 2005-12-13 at 7:22

As delegates from around the world gather for the WTO Ministerial starting today, Greenpeace warned that free trade must not be prioritised over the interests of people and the environment. Greenpeace argues that the Hong Kong Ministerial can be...

Face-saving declaration by the WTO fails to address the real impacts of free trade

Press release | 2005-12-18 at 7:00

In an outright rejection of the Ministerial Declaration issued at the culmination of the World Trade Organization's (WTO) Sixth Ministerial, Greenpeace has termed the meeting a failure for environment and development. While the declaration allows...

The Sugayatri

Image | 2006-01-16 at 7:00

The Sugayatri, Greenpeace India's boat, defending Olive Ridley turtles.

A Whale of a day

Feature Story | 2006-01-19 at 12:10

With all the action in the Southern Ocean, it's good to remember that people all over the world -- our ocean defenders -- are working hard to defend our oceans back here on solid ground (and in cyberspace). The 17th of January was a big day with...

Defend Our Oceans: From behind the lens

Feature Story | 2006-02-01 at 10:34

Taking pictures for Greenpeace can be quite a challenge! Our photographers talk about their experiences and show us some of their favourite images from the Defending Our Oceans campaign.

Turning Turtle

Feature Story | 2006-02-24 at 9:11

It’s a lot smaller than the Esperanza.  In fact, a few months ago the Sugayatri was just another dilapidated fishing boat.  But with a coat of rainbow-coloured paint and a giant wooden turtle mounted like a figurehead, it’s now the latest...

Discussing destruction

Feature Story | 2006-03-06 at 9:43

High-seas bottom trawling is destroying deep-sea habitats before we even know about them. For the umpteenth time in the last three years, politicians are meeting to discuss (maybe) doing something about it. While they talk deep-sea destruction is...

Roadmap to recovery

Press release | 2006-03-22 at 7:00

The most accurate maps ever produced covering some of the Earth's most precious ecological treasures where launched today by Greenpeace at the Convention on Biological Diversity, in Brazil. The maps reveal that less than 10% of the world's land...

Global snapshot

Feature Story | 2006-03-22 at 7:00

What we've lost, what we have left and what we will loose if we don't act now. That is the message that the latest global maps of the planet's last intact forests and most vulnerable ocean areas tells us.

2006

Hub | 2006-04-14 at 6:00

2006 Oceans Feature Stories

Shark fin mystery

Feature Story | 2006-10-05 at 6:00

The photo on the left was taken in a warehouse less than 100 metres from where the Esperanza had been docked. While most of the team had been busy on official Defending Our Oceans business, Alex had come across evidence of a lucrative shark...

Revealed: Icelandic whale in storage, landfill

Feature Story | 2007-01-25 at 21:24

In Iceland we have discovered an unprecedented amount of the whale meat from the recent hunt has not been used. Even whaling captain Sigurður Njálsson has said the meat is unfit for domestic consumption. 200 tonnes of the meat is in storage with...

2007

Hub | 2007-04-14 at 6:00

2007 Oceans Feature Stories

Whalers depart Japan

Feature Story | 2007-11-19 at 7:00

The Japanese government whaling fleet has departed its home port of Shimonoseki, for its biggest hunt since the moratorium on commercial whaling came into being over twenty years ago.

Is Japan secretly planning to build a new whaling ship?

Feature Story | 2007-12-14 at 15:45

All around the world, increasing numbers of people and governments are urging Japan to give up its whaling operations in the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary. Back in Japan however, there is evidence that plans are emerging to build a brand new...

Mister Splashy Pants the whale - you named him, now save him

Feature Story | 2007-12-17 at 7:00

Out of 11,000 submissions in our competition to name the humpback whales we were tracking on their migration to the Southern Ocean, we narrowed it down to the final 30. Over 150,000 people then voted for their favourite name.

Humpbacks to be spared the harpoon -- for now

Feature Story | 2007-12-24 at 7:00

The Japanese government has confirmed a rumour first reported at the Greenpeace weblog, that they have abandoned plans to kill humpback whales in the Southern Ocean this season.

Greenpeace confronts whaling fleet

Feature Story | 2008-01-14 at 8:38

Following a 10-day search in Antarctic waters, the Greenpeace ship Esperanza has found Japan’s whaling fleet in the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary. The whaling fleet immediately took flight from the Esperanza, which is now in high-speed...

Fake whale science from ship to shore

Feature Story | 2008-01-21 at 9:12

The Greenpeace ship Esperanza continues to prevent whaling as we shadow the Japanese fleet's factory ship, Nisshin Maru. Our crew today sent a message, direct from the Southern Ocean, linking the scandal of whaling to a host of other scandals...

Does Canon support shooting whales?

Feature Story | 2008-01-28 at 12:43

Here at Greenpeace, we support shooting whales... with cameras. But we're surprised to learn that Canon, the world's number one digital camera producer, isn't willing to condemn using harpoons -- despite their high-profile advertising and...

100% of Japanese taxpayers support whaling - they just don't know it

Feature Story | 2008-02-21 at 9:20

Every year the Japanese government spends $US 4.7 million of taxpayers' money to subsidise the whaling industry. Yet a new, Greenpeace commissioned, opinion poll reveals that 87 percent of the Japanese public are unaware of that fact.

2008

Hub | 2008-04-14 at 6:00

2008 Oceans Feature Stories

Activists from Greenpeace Japan meet the

Image | 2008-04-15 at 7:00

Activists from Greenpeace Japan meet the whaling factory ship Nisshin Maru with a banner saying "FAILED" as it arrives in Tokyo,

551 whales too many

Feature Story | 2008-04-15 at 9:43

After five months at sea, the Nisshin Maru arrives back in Japan having taken 551 whales from the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary, around half the original target but still 551 whales too many.

Time's running out for tuna

Feature Story | 2008-04-25 at 6:00

Tuna stocks in the Pacific are running out due to overfishing from illegal and commercial fishing fleets.

Greenpeace activists discover 12 sacks of

Image | 2008-04-25 at 9:45

Greenpeace activists discover 12 sacks of shark fins and tails onboard a Taiwanese longliner, the Nian Sheug. One million sharks are killed in the Central and Western Pacific annually and 50 million globally each year. Shark finning is one...

Greenpeace frees ocean life from Pacific longliner

Feature Story | 2008-05-06 at 9:38

The Greenpeace ship Esperanza freed tuna, sharks, marlin and an endangered sea turtle from a Taiwanese longliner on Saturday. The vessel was fishing in the Pacific Commons, the international waters we want to see protected as a marine reserve.

An endangered olive ridley turtle rescued

Image | 2008-05-06 at 22:22

An endangered olive ridley turtle rescued by Greenpeace from a Taiwanese longliner.

Greenpeace Japan whale campaign coordinator

Image | 2008-05-15 at 16:27

Greenpeace Japan whale campaign coordinator Junichi Sato weighs 23.5 kilograms of whale meat stolen by crewmembers of the Nisshin Maru whaling ship. The contents of the box were listed as "cardboard."

Consignment sheet detailing

Image | 2008-05-15 at 16:30

Consignment sheet detailing, in Japanese, the contents of a crewmembers' personal box offloaded from the whaling factory ship Nisshin Maru, containing 23.5 kilograms of stolen whale meat. The sheet lists the contents of the box as "cardboard."

It's beginning to look a lot like World Oceans Day

Feature Story | 2008-06-05 at 17:42

It's that time of year again. People worldwide are scurrying about making last minute preparations for World Oceans Day on Sunday -- trimming the coral and hanging out their scuba socks. Father Neptune is checking his list of good children who...

Outrage: Greenpeace whale meat scandal whistleblowers arrested in Japan

Feature Story | 2008-06-20 at 6:00

Japanese police have arrested two Greenpeace activists for exposing a whale meat scandal involving the government-sponsored whaling programme. The two activists, Junichi Sato, 31, and Toru Suzuki, 41, are being investigated for allegedly stealing...

Global protest over arrest of Japanese whale activists

Feature Story | 2008-07-01 at 6:00

Global protest continues to mount with protests and vigils in front of Japanese embassies around the world and more than 180,000 letters being sent to the Japanese government demanding the release of Junichi Sato and Toru Suzuki -- the Tokyo Two.

Activists charged for exposing whale meat scandal

Feature Story | 2008-07-14 at 11:58

Our Japanese activists Junichi Sato and Toru Suzuki were charged with theft and trespass today by the prosecutor in Aomori after they exposed a major scandal around the embezzlement of whale meat from the Japanese government-sponsored Southern...

Whale meat scandal: Many questions

Feature Story | 2008-07-21 at 10:36

Why would we believe the whaling industry when it says it is innocent? The institutions behind the Japanese whaling operation have apparently now investigated themselves and cleared themselves of any wrongdoing over the whale meat embezzlement...

Pirate fishing is a global scourge

Feature Story | 2008-10-05 at 11:58

Our oceans are being plundered by pirates. Illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing – also known as "pirate fishing" - has become a global scourge. From international waters around the world, to the islands of the South Pacific and the coastal...

Activists from Greenpeace Finland protest

Image | 2008-12-10 at 7:00

Activists from Greenpeace Finland protest in front of the Japanese embassy in Helsinki.

Whaling activists ‘surrender’ to Tokyo

Feature Story | 2008-12-10 at 11:30

Representatives of millions of Greenpeace supporters from around the world have paid a visit to the Japanese Prime Minister. If defending whales is a crime, they said, then arrest us too!

Harpooned: Greenpeace exposes scandal at heart of whaling

Feature Story | 2009-02-02 at 10:33

Tokyo, Japan — Stake outs, testimony from informers, hidden cameras and tailing trucks full of stolen goods - it reads like a Hollywood movie, but it was an every day experience for Greenpeace activists in Japan, who have spent four months...

Greenpeace Calls for Justice to Whales to Japanese Consulate General in Hong Kong

Press release | 2009-02-13 at 7:00

Greenpeace activists locked in wooden handcuffs with a painted whale express concerns to the Consulate-General of Japan in Hong Kong today over illegal whaling by the Japanese in the Southern Ocean and hand a letter to the Consulate.

Greenpeace activists locked in wooden handcuffs

Image | 2009-02-13 at 7:00

Greenpeace activists locked in wooden handcuffs with a painted whale express concerns to the Consulate-General of Japan in Hong Kong today over illegal whaling by the Japanese in the Southern Ocean and hand a letter to the Consulate.

A poster for the Mao Livehouse show

Image | 2009-02-24 at 16:52

A poster for the Mao Livehouse show, beautifully designed by The CIR frontman, Xiao Wei

2009

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2009 Oceans Feature Stories

2011

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2011 Oceans Press Releases

2009

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2009 Oceans Press Releases

2013

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2013 Oceans Press Releases

The Tokyo Two Uncovers Whaling Scandal

Video | 2009-04-18 at 19:06

Two Greenpeace Japan activists, known as the Tokyo Two, uncover a smuggling and bribery scandal in Japan's whaling industry.

Planet Ocean: Photo stories from the 'Defending

Image | 2009-05-06 at 15:03

Planet Ocean: Photo stories from the 'Defending our Oceans' voyage

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