SYDNEY - Australia's prime minister on Friday set a November deadline for Japan to stop its research whaling program that kills hundreds of whales a year in Antarctic waters, or else face international legal action.
SYDNEY - A group of conservationists threw bottles of butyric acid at Japanese whalers and blasted their ship with paint balls, while the Japanese fired water cannons in their latest Antarctic Ocean clash, both sides said Thursday.
ADELAIDE, Australia - 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, officials said Tuesday.
ADELAIDE, Australia - An anti-whaling activist jumped off a speeding Jet Ski and climbed aboard a Japanese vessel in the frigid Antarctic Ocean on Monday to attempt a citizen's arrest for the destruction of a protest ship last month.
SYDNEY - A conservationist group that lost one of its ships in a clash with Japanese whalers off Antarctica has filed a piracy complaint in the Netherlands against the captain and crew of the whaling vessel, one of the group's leaders said Saturday.