Topic: Southern Ocean
Rejection Thursday of a bluefin tuna ban at the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) drew sighs of relief from sushi chefs and fishermen across Japan. Japan consumes about three-quarters of the globe's bluefin tuna.
03/19/2010 11:19 am
Gallery Top 10 unusual protests
Two Greenpeace activists in Japan face up to 10 years in prison for tactics used in exposing black market sales of whale meat. Anti-whaling groups hope Monday's trial helps turn Japanese public opinion against the whale harvest.
02/14/2010 03:40 pm
Two Greenpeace Japan activists will go to trial Feb. 12 after trying to expose illegal sales of whale meat. In a departure from the confrontational tactics of Sea Shepherd and its "Whale Wars," Greenpeace is trying to quietly convince Japan to end whaling.
01/21/2010 01:18 pm
Global News Blog Whale Wars: Sea Shepherd Watson threatens citizen arrests, says donations pouring in
After a collision with a Japanese whaler that led to the sinking of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Societies Ady Gil last week, the group's leader Paul Watson threatened "citizen's arrests" and said the incident had been a fund-raising boon.
01/11/2010 03:59 pm
Paul Watson and his Sea Shepherd Conservation Society allege piracy following the collision between the antiwhaling ship Ady Gil and Japan's Shonan Maru Number 2 earlier this week.
01/08/2010 02:10 pm
Paul Watson and the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society say the high-tech speed boat was deliberately rammed by a security vessel working for the Japanese whaling fleet. The Japanese say the Ady Gil steered into them. Videos of the collision support both sides. Australia and New Zealand promise to investigate.
01/07/2010 04:23 pm
Bob Barker was among the early Hollywood converts to the animal rights movement. When Paul Watson told him that for $5 million he could end Japanese whaling, Barker responded 'Let's get it on.'
01/07/2010 10:35 am
A collision Tuesday with a Japanese whalers destroyed a $2 million high-tech speedboat operated by Paul Watson and his anti-whaling outfit, the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society. It was probably the costliest collision yet for the group. But Watson has a long roster of mishaps at sea.
01/06/2010 04:37 pm
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