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Greenpeace having a Whale of a Time in Berlin

Original story by Roger Boyes in Berlin, timesonline uk.

GREENPEACE activists hauled the cadaver of an endangered finback whale out of the Baltic yesterday, transported it to Berlin and laid it at the door of the Japanese Embassy.

The salvage of the 17-metre long, 20-tonne whale came as the environmental pressure group plays cat and mouse with the Japanese whaling fleet in the Southern Ocean, blocking harpoons with human shields. “We want to use this whale washed up in Germany to show the Japanese that they do not need to slaughter whales to carry out scientific research — you can rely on strandings,” Willie Mackenzie, of Greenpeace, said .

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