Permalink: https://media.greenpeace.org/archive/Action-against-Icelandic-Whale-Meat-in-Helsinki-27MZIFKMGRW.htmlConceptually similarAction against Icelandic Whale Meat in HelsinkiGP0J54Completed★★★★Icelandic whaling.GP0TZCCompleted★★★★Oceans Action against Whaling in FinlandGP0D9BCompleted★★★★Oceans Action against Whaling in FinlandGP0102UCompleted★★★★Oceans Action against Whaling in FinlandGP01AJNCompleted★★★★Whale Meat Transport Action in RotterdamGP020IHCompleted★★★★★★Whale Meat Transport Action in RotterdamGP020IECompleted★★★★Oceans Action against Whaling in FinlandGP017BOCompleted★★★★Finnish Nuclear Waste Dumping ActionGP0G9FCompleted★★★★View AllGP0N2GAction against Icelandic Whale Meat in HelsinkiGreenpeace activists with Icelandic whale meat. The activists called on the Finnish authorities to seize the shipment and destroy it. The containers, which were awaiting transport by rail through the Soviet Union to Japan, held 196 tonnes of meat from endangered fin and sei whales.Locations:Finland-Helsinki-ScandinaviaDate:21 Jun, 1988Credit:© Greenpeace / Ros ReeveMaximum size:3713px X 5697pxKeywords:Actions and protests-Chaining actions-Containers-Day-Greenpeace activists-KWCI (GPI)-Men-Occupation actions-Oceans (campaign title)-Outdoors-Two people-Whale meat-WhalingShoot:Action against Icelandic Whale Meat in HelsinkiGreenpeace activists in Helsinki chained themselves for eight hours to eight containers of Icelandic whale meat being sent illegally to Japan, and called on the Finnish authorities to seize the shipment and destroy it. The containers, which were awaiting transport by rail through the Soviet Union to Japan, held 196 tonnes of meat from endangered fin and sei whales. The authorities later agreed to send the consignment back to Iceland.