Monday, July 1, 2019
Whaling ships which are set to join the resumption of commercial whaling at anchor at a port in Kushiro
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Whaling Ships Set Sail for Japan’s First Commercial Whale Hunt in 30 Years

By Elaine Lies and Masashi Kato KUSHIRO, Japan, July 1 (Reuters) – Five small ships sailed out of harbor on Monday in Japan’s first commercial whale hunt in more than...

July 1, 2019
Total Views: 11

Friday, December 28, 2018
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Japan to Resume Commercial Whaling After Pulling Out of IWC

By Linda Sieg and Kiyoshi Takenaka TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan will resume commercial whaling from July in its waters and exclusive economic zone while ending its controversial hunts in the Antarctic,...

December 28, 2018
Total Views: 19

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Sea Shepherd’s Captain Paul Watson Defends Decision to End Southern Ocean Anti-Whaling Campaign

Captain Paul Watson from the controversial marine conservation group Sea Shepherd says that a lack of resources and technology compared to the Japanese whalers has made it impossible for the...

November 15, 2017
Total Views: 98

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Outflanked Sea Shepherd Calls Off Southern Ocean Anti-Whaling Missions

TOKYO, Aug 29 (Reuters) – Japan will not lower its guard over its whaling even though its biggest foe – the Sea Shepherd conservation group – has said it will...

August 29, 2017
Total Views: 120

Friday, December 23, 2016
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Sea Shepherd Finds Japanese Whaling Fleet in Southern Ocean

Activists with the controversial Sea Shepherd Conservation Society have located the Japanese whaling fleet in the Southern Ocean setting the stage for what is sure to be another season of...

December 23, 2016
Total Views: 21

Monday, December 5, 2016
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Sea Shepherd Embarks on Latest Whale Defense Campaign Against Japanese Whalers

The controversial Sea Shepherd Conservation Society has kicked off its 11th Antarctic whale defense campaign with two Sea Shepherd vessels now on their way to the Southern Ocean to intercept...

December 5, 2016
Total Views: 43

Tuesday, October 25, 2016
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Japan-Led Group Blocks Proposal for South Atlantic Whale Sanctuary

By David Spaic-Kovacic and Marja Novak PORTOROZ, Slovenia, Oct 25 (Reuters) – Countries led by Japan on Tuesday blocked a move by South American and African states to create a...

October 25, 2016
Total Views: 17

Thursday, August 25, 2016
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Sea Shepherd’s Sea Lawyers Back And Fill On Promise To Stop Harassing Whalers

gCaptain Note: On Tuesday gCaptain published an article titled “Sea Shepherd Claims It Will Stay Away From Japan Whaling Ships“… the original title of that article (written by Bloomberg) didn’t...

August 25, 2016
Total Views: 17

Tuesday, August 23, 2016
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Sea Shepherd Claims It Will Stay Away From Japan Whaling Ships

(Bloomberg) Japan’s Institute of Cetacean Research and Kyodo Senpaku, which conduct the nation’s whale hunts, say they reached a mediation agreement with the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society and its founder...

August 23, 2016
Total Views: 21

Thursday, March 24, 2016
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Japan Whaling Fleet Returns from Antarctic Hunt with 333 Whales

TOKYO, March 24 (Reuters) – Japan’s whaling fleet returned on Thursday from its Antarctic hunt after a year-long suspension with a take of more than 300 whales, including pregnant females....

March 24, 2016
Total Views: 3

Monday, November 30, 2015
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Japan Resumes Whaling

by Lily Nonomiya  (Bloomberg) Japan plans to renew its research hunt for whales in the Antarctic, ending an almost two-year hiatus prompted by an international court ruling that its killing of...

November 30, 2015
Total Views: 0

Wednesday, November 18, 2015
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Japanese Whalers Fined $1 Million in Australia

Australia has fined a Japanese whaling company $1 million for continuing its illegal whale hunts in the Australian whale sanctuary in the Southern Ocean despite a court order ordering it to stop. ...

November 18, 2015
Total Views: 6

Monday, February 2, 2015

In Whale War Ceasefire, Sea Shepherd Activists Hunt a New Target

Japan is sitting out the whaling season after a setback at the International Court of Justice last March.

February 2, 2015
Total Views: 29

Friday, September 19, 2014

Japan Vows to Continue Whaling Despite Ruling

Japan vowed on Friday to resume its whaling programme in the Antarctic despite passage of a resolution opposing its hunt by the international body that oversees whales, terming the negative vote regrettable.

September 19, 2014
Total Views: 5

Monday, March 31, 2014
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UN Court Orders Japan to End Whaling

Judges at the highest U.N. court ordered Japan on Monday to halt whaling in the Antarctic, rejecting its long-held argument that the catch was for scientific purposes and not primarily for human consumption.

March 31, 2014
Total Views: 10

Monday, February 10, 2014
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New Zealand Protests Japanese Whalers Creeping Into EEZ

New Zealand summoned Japan's ambassador on Monday to protest the entry of a Japanese whaling ship into its exclusive economic zone (EEZ), after clashes earlier between whalers and vessels from the Sea Shepherd conservationist group.

February 10, 2014
Total Views: 2

Sunday, February 2, 2014

VIDEO: Sea Shepherd and Japanese Whaling Vessels Collide in Southern Ocean

Check out this video released today by the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society showing a aggressive confrontation between the Sea Shepherd and Japanese whaling fleets in the Southern Ocean.

February 2, 2014
Total Views: 16

Monday, February 25, 2013

Sea Shepherd and Japanese Fleet Clash in Southern Ocean, Multiple Collisions Reported… Again [PHOTOS]

Things are getting ugly in the Southern Ocean between the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society and Japan’s Institute of Cetacean Research (ICR) fleet… as if they weren’t already. On Monday, the...

February 25, 2013
Total Views: 76

Thursday, February 7, 2013

Sea Shepherd: We’ve Severed the Whaler’s Fuel Supply

The Sea Shepherd Conservation Society has severed the fuel supply to Japanese whaling ships in Southern Ocean as this season’s campaign to stop Japan’s whaling fleet heats up… at least...

February 7, 2013
Total Views: 12

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Introducing Sea Shepherd’s Newest Old Ship, SSS Sam Simon

The Sea Shepherd Conservation Society on Tuesday unveiled its newest addition to the fleet, the SSS (as in Sea Shepherd Ship) Sam Simon. Named after the man who gave Sea Shepherd...

December 11, 2012
Total Views: 51