Graphic Australian video of Japanese whaling released

2017-11-28 09:01

Activist group Sea Shepherd has released graphic video of Japanese fishermen harpooning whales in the Southern Ocean after a long battle with the Australian government to make the images public.

Sea Shepherd's battle against whaling starts

2016-12-25 14:21

Activist group Sea Shepherd's fast new patrol vessel Ocean Warrior has intercepted a Japanese harpoon ship as its annual high-seas battle against whaling kicked off.

Environmental group to pay $2.55m to Japan whalers

2015-06-10 09:54

A radical environmental group has agreed to pay $2.55m to Japanese whalers for breaching a US court injunction to stay clear of their vessels in the Antarctic Ocean.

Japan's harpoonless whalers heading for Antarctic

2015-01-06 14:05

Japanese whalers will set out for the Antarctic this week, but will leave their harpoons at home after the UN’s top court last year ruled their annual hunt was illegal, the government says.

Rare albino dolphin captured in Japan's 'Cove'

2014-11-25 20:34

A rare albino dolphin has been captured by Japanese fishermen, said a campaign group staging a protest against the sale or slaughter of the creatures.

Singapore aquarium denies dolphin's bad health

2014-10-27 15:26

A Singapore marine park has responded to criticism of conditions there by denying that one of its top attractions, a pink dolphin, is being mistreated.

Celebrities unite to stop ‘savage’ dolphin hunt

2014-08-04 13:58

Celebrities and animal lovers from around the world are flocking to the Faroe Islands in a bid to stop a controversial dolphin hunt that activists describe as an 'archaic mass slaughter'.

Japan says no decision on 2015-16 whaling

2014-04-14 10:49

Japan has insisted it had made no decision on whether to resume whaling in the Southern Ocean next year, after an environmental group says Tokyo intended to evade the ruling.

Sea Shepherd back from longest campaign

2014-03-23 09:25

Environmental activist group Sea Shepherd have returned to land after their longest-ever anti-whaling campaign in the Southern Ocean, claiming to have saved more than 750 whales from Japanese whalers.

Japan justifies killing of whales

2013-07-02 21:16

Japan is defending its Antarctic whaling programme in its dispute with Australia at the world court.


Sea Shepherd finds Japanese ship 'with slaughtered whale'

2017-01-16 21:24

A Japanese ship has been caught with a slaughtered whale in the Antarctic in defiance of an international court decision against Tokyo's hunts.

Pro-whaling demonstrate against conservationists

2015-10-31 20:51

About 50 people have staged a rally in the southern Japanese whaling town of Taiji to counter anti-whaling campaigns by conservation group Sea Shepherd.

Sea Shepherd rescues Antarctic 'poaching' ship

2015-04-07 16:42

Environmental activist group Sea Shepherd says it rescued 40 crew members from a sinking 'poaching' ship it was pursuing for months for allegedly illegally fishing in the Southern Ocean.

Activists confront Antarctic poaching vessel

2014-12-18 10:23

Environmental activist group Sea Shepherd says it confronted a ship known for poaching Patagonian toothfish in the Antarctic, as part of its efforts to target illegal fishing in the Southern Ocean.

Sea Shepherd fights for Patagonian toothfish

2014-11-21 13:05

Sea Shepherd is setting out to save the Patagonian toothfish from illegal fishers after years of fighting to save whales in remote southern oceans, a media report says.

Season's first dolphins killed in Japan

2014-09-16 08:25

The first dolphins of the season have been slaughtered in the small Japanese town of Taiji, campaigners said, commencing an annual cull repeatedly condemned by animal rights groups.

Should we capture fish just to look at them?

2014-06-27 08:43

Scientists say the aquarium fishery off the Hawaii's Big Island is well managed, but it has become the focus of a fight over whether it's appropriate to remove fish from reefs for people to look at and enjoy.

If Japan stops whaling, militants will target Europe

2014-03-31 18:54

Environmental movement Sea Shepherd is ready to refocus its attention on stopping whaling by Norway and other European nations if Japan abides by a UN court order.

Japan dolphin roundup biggest in 4 years

2014-01-21 20:51

An environmental group says the Japanese dolphin round-up is the biggest it has seen in 4 years.

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