Ocean reports

Killing for Commerce

Hundreds of whale products are being offered for sale on the Japanese website of internet search engine company Yahoo!. Killing for Commerce details how Yahoo! Japan facilitates the sale of whale meat in Japan and how US parent company Yahoo! profits from the sales of products made from endangered whales

Amazon.com’s Unpalatable Profits

A report calling on internet marketplace giant Amazon.com to stop supporting commercial whaling by immediately and permanently banning the sale of all products from whales, dolphins and porpoises. Listed products included fin, sei, minke and Bryde’s whales

Renegade Whaling

This report exposes how Iceland is defying international treaties to hunt endangered fin whales in a bid to create a new consumer market in Japan. it identifies wealthy Icelandic businessman Kristján Loftsson and his firm Hvalur hf as the driving force behind the bloody trade

Poisonous Policies

A report revealing polluted whale, dolphin and porpoise products are still widely available in many parts of Japan. Some products tested were so polluted they could cause acute mercury poisoning from a single meal yet there is no legal provision to prohibit the sale of toxic whale meat

Front cover of our report entitled We Don't Buy It! Nippon Suisan, Maruha and Kyokuyo's continuing support for Japan's whaling

We don’t buy it!

For its entire history, Japan’s commercial whaling industry has been dominated by three companies, Maruha, Nippon Suisan and Kyokuyo. These three companies are now powerful multinational seafood enterprises with extensive commercial seafood distribution interests in the EU, the U.S., Canada, Australia and New Zealand