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Action alert: Tell Amazon to ban all whale products

Following the launch of our campaign to urge internet retailer Amazon to stop selling whale meat via its subsidiary Amazon Japan, the company has withdrawn all such products from sale. That’s an encouraging first step but doesn’t go far enough – we want the company to make a formal declaration that all whale, dolphin and […]

Amazon.com profits from slaughter of whales

Internet giant urged to clean house and ban all cetacean products   LONDON: Internet marketplace giant Amazon.com is today called on to stop supporting commercial whaling by immediately and permanently banning the sale of all products from whales, dolphins and porpoises (collectively known as ’cetaceans’). Amazon.com’s Unpalatable Profits, a new report by the Environmental Investigation […]

Amazon.com’s Unpalatable Profits

A report revealing that Amazon Japan, the wholly owned subsidiary of Amazon Inc, sells hundreds of cetacean food products, and calling on the company and its CEO Jeff Bezos to implement an immediate and permanent global ban. Open publication – Free publishing – More amazon

Japanese whaling – a toxic tale of death and devastation

The new documentary Hunt for the Whalers, following EIA undercover investigators in Iceland and Japan, makes its UK premiere on Nat Geo Wild this Thursday, December 15, at 8pm; our visuals specialist Paul Redman was one of the team being filmed and here he reflects on almost of decade of campaigning and investigating in Japan. […]

First official day of Japan’s annual Dall’s porpoise hunt

  Today (November 1) is the official opening of Japan’s annual Dall’s porpoise hunt, the largest direct hunt of any whale, dolphin and porpoise in the world. The port of Otsuchi, in northern Japan, is the focal point of the hand harpoon hunt which has claimed up to 15,000 Dall’s porpoises in previous years. It […]

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