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Guinean fishery inspector on

Image | November 12, 2008 at 14:22

Guinean fishery inspector on-board the Chinese pirate vessel Lian Run 14, arrested for fishing illegally inside the Guinean Exclusive Economy Zone EEZ.

The mysterious Okapi

Image | November 12, 2008 at 14:19

The mysterious Okapi, shown here in captivity, is only found in the dense rainforests of the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo. This animal, a relative of the giraffe, is rarely seen in the wild.

Crew of PHYLLIS CORMACK

Image | November 12, 2008 at 0:00

The aim of the trip was to halt nuclear tests in Amchitka Island by sailing into the restricted area. Crew on-board the ship, are the pioneers of the green movement who formed the original group that became Greenpeace.

Although Africa contributes very little to

Image | November 10, 2008 at 13:44

Unpredictable rainfall patterns are causing lower crop yields, soaring food prices and dwindling resources. While developed countries debate what clim...

A Greenpeace activist hangs a banner on a

Image | October 31, 2008 at 14:35

A banner reads "Toxic Waste not welcomed here" on the ship 'Yang Ming', carrying electronic waste (e-waste) from the USA, where Greenpeace activists are protesting against the import of e-waste.

200 miles South West Guinea Bissau

Image | October 28, 2008 at 10:10

200 miles South West Guinea Bissau. Chinese fishing boats Lian Run 24 and Lian Run 29 illegally transshipping frozen fish boxes onto Binar 4 Panama reefer.

Salonga National Park Aerial

Image | October 28, 2008 at 9:59

frica's largest tropical rainforest reserve. With its 33.350 km2, the park is larger then Belgium. The park's wildlife is under threat from large scale illegal poaching operations. Logging is expanding in the rainforest southwest of the park's...

Pirates blacklisted

Feature story | October 2, 2008 at 23:00

Our oceans are being plundered by pirates. Illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing – also known as "pirate fishing" - has become a global scourge. From international waters around the world, to the islands of the South Pacific and the coastal...

Poisoning the poor – Electronic Waste in Ghana

Feature story | August 4, 2008 at 23:00

The latest place where we have discovered high tech toxic trash causing horrendous pollution is in Ghana. Our analysis of samples taken from two electronic waste (e-waste) scrap yards in Ghana has revealed severe contamination with hazardous...

Greenpeace to sue French Nuclear Industry

Feature story | July 31, 2008 at 23:00

Over the last month there have been a catalogue of accidents at the French nuclear site Tricastin-Pierrelatte. We’ve followed all the breaking stories on our new weblog ‘Nuclear Reaction’. Now Greenpeace France has launched two court cases in an...

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