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Sea Shepherd Activists Injured After Clash With Japanese Whalers
2012-01-18 09:22:24

Three anti-whaling activists have been injured during a clash at sea with Japanese whalers, some 300 miles north of Mawson Peninsula off the coast of Antarctica.

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2011-02-16 08:00:00

Japanese whalers have suspended their annual Antarctic hunt, citing harassment by an environmental group that has been working to block their fleet's ships.

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2011-01-26 12:55:00

Militant activists fighting against Japan's Southern Ocean whaling campaign said on Wednesday that they had tracked down and were chasing a factory ship key to the Antarctic harpoon mission.

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2011-01-05 10:35:00

Despite declining demand for whale meat in Japan, the "lethal research" which Japanese whalers use to justify harvesting cetaceans for consumer use continues.

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2011-01-02 07:45:00

Militant anti-whalers said on Saturday that they had clashed with Japanese harpoonists in the Southern Ocean, chasing after them through ice packs.

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2010-02-17 06:51:44

Officials said Tuesday that an anti-whaling activist from New Zealand is in custody on a Japanese vessel and will be taken to Japan to face charges after secretly boarding the ship as part of a protest.

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2010-02-07 10:55:00

Anti-whaling activists accused Japanese harpooners on Saturday of purposely ramming one of their ships and piercing its hull to further escalate the hostilities in Antarctic waters.

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2009-02-06 11:00:00

A ship carrying members of an anti-whaling protest group collided with a Japanese whaling vessel in Antarctic waters on Friday.

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2009-01-17 15:20:00

Anti-whaling activists temporarily called off their operations to disrupt Japanese whaling around Antarctica earlier this month.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.