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A ship carrying members of an anti-whaling protest group collided with a Japanese whaling vessel in Antarctic waters on Friday.
The Nisshin Maru, Japanâ€™s main whaling ship, reportedly left harbor on Monday heading for the Antarctic on its first hunt since April when it was confronted by anti-whaling activists.
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By RAY LILLEY WELLINGTON, New Zealand - A Japanese whaling ship crippled by fire drifted off the world's largest penguin breeding grounds Friday, and New Zealand alerted other countries it may need help if the vessel leaked oil into the pristine Antarctic waters.
Two activists attacked a Japanese whaling ship with a bottle of acid and a smoke bomb Friday, slightly injuring two crew members after the vessel helped rescue the protesters from the icy Ross Sea off Antarctica, officials said.
A standoff between environmental activists Greenpeace and a Japanese whaling fleet in remote icy waters near Antarctica has escalated, with both sides accusing each other of dangerously ramming their vessels.