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Australia and Japan face off at UN over whaling

The battle over Japan's controversial whaling program is moving from the high seas to the United Nations' highest court.

Sea Shepherd locks on to Japanese harpoon ship

Anti-whaling activists claimed a small victory in their Antarctic campaign with the discovery of a harpoon ship, hampering the Japanese fleet's hunt.

Japan, Sea Shepherd trade barbs at whaling lekgotla

Japan and anti-whaling group Sea Shepherd have each accused the other of violent and illegal acts on the high seas around Antarctica.

Whaling forum seeks end to backroom dealing

The chronically deadlocked International Whaling Commission will debate ways to boost transparency and battle alleged corruption.

Australia threatens legal action over Japanese whaling

Prime Minister Kevin Rudd tells Japan it has until November to stop Antarctic whaling or face international legal action.

Japanese ship detains anti-whaling activist

Sea Shepherd campaigner jumps aboard whaling vessel to attempt citizen's arrest of captain over collision.

Activists, Japanese whalers clash in Antarctic waters

Anti-whaling activists and Japanese harpoonists have blamed each other for a collision between their ships in Antarctic waters.

Sea Shepherd’s stern ‘warrior’ defies Japanese whalers

Environmental campaigner Paul Watson has lost one of his boats in a confrontation but is determined to save the oceans from "the greed of man".

Australia, New Zealand to investigate Sea Shepherd collision

Australia and New Zealand are to launch separate investigations into the collision between a Japanese whaling ship and a speedboat.

Sea Shepherd boat sinks after being ‘sliced in half’ by whalers

Conservation group's founder says it was "vicious attack" but Japan blames <i>Ady Gil</i>'s crew for "extremely dangerous" acts.

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