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Banner by a radioactive dumping pipeline

Image | 30 June, 2000 at 3:00

Banner by a radioactive dumping pipeline for COGEMA in France indicates OSPAR will end such dumping.

Greenpeace confiscated 140 hooks from a pirate

Image | 14 July, 1995 at 3:00

Greenpeace confiscated 140 hooks from a pirate longliner in protest against overfishing.

Action against old ship at Turkish shipbreaking

Image | 8 May, 2002 at 3:00

Action against old ship at Turkish shipbreaking yard.

Activists chained to rail tracks

Image | 17 November, 1997 at 2:00

Activists chained to rail tracks, blocking nuclear Castor transport from Goesgen to La Hague.

Greenpeace attaches banner to Cogema nuclear

Image | 26 June, 2000 at 3:00

Greenpeace attaches banner to Cogema nuclear outflow pipe during OSPAR meeting.

Pacific Pintail carrying MOX plutonium arrives

Image | 1 October, 1999 at 3:00

Pacific Pintail carrying MOX plutonium arrives at Takahama nuclear plant.

GP activists under barrel dump platfrom GEM

Image | 1 July, 1981 at 3:00

GP activists under barrel dump platfrom GEM preventing nuclear dumping.

Tasman Pulp & Paper mill in the dark.

Image | 17 June, 1996 at 3:00

Tasman Pulp & Paper mill in the dark.

Fireman fighting fire at PVC storage warehouse

Image | 7 July, 1997 at 3:00

Fireman fighting fire at PVC storage warehouse.

Greenpeace action against danger of toxic

Image | 1 February, 2000 at 2:00

Greenpeace action against danger of toxic ash at Phuket waste incinerator.

Toxic water coming out of outflow pipe.

Image | 19 October, 2000 at 15:00

Greenpeace show their opposition to the pollution caused by the Common Effluent Treatment Plant (CETP) in Vapi Industrial Estate, Golden Corridor, Gujarat, India.

The destroyed Chernobyl nuclear power station

Image | 28 April, 1986 at 2:00

View of the destroyed no. 4 reactor of the Chernobyl nuclear power station. Following the explosion the fire and radiation leaks was not brought under control till 9 days after the accident.

A Greenpeace activist on the anchor chain

Image | 27 December, 2000 at 2:00

A Greenpeace activist on the anchor chain of the Federal Pescadores anchored in the Hauraki Gulf to protest against a shipment of GE soy into New Zealand.

Annya was born in a village highly contaminated

Image | 22 June, 2005 at 2:00

Annya was born in a village highly contaminated by the Chernobyl nuclear meltdown of 1986. She has had cancer since the age of 4. On bad days Annya exhaustion and pain are too much for her due to a brain tumour that returned in 2000.

Yuri Korneev is the only one still alive

Image | 1 June, 2005 at 2:00

Yuri Korneev is the only one still alive from the group that was on night shift at Block 4 on the night of the Chernobyl accident. He had radiation induced cataracts but his eye sight was restored. "The real hell was hospital in Moscow, not...

Greenpeace activists on their way to Dow

Image | 7 January, 2003 at 1:00

Greenpeace activists on their way to Dow headquarters in the Netherlands to deliver a deadly cargo of waste from the Bhopal site in India, in big yellow barrels. From left to right: Rashida Bi, Bhopal survivor, Monique Harthoorn, Dutch campaigner...

Protestors draw attention to the contrast

Image | 3 December, 2001 at 2:00

Protestors draw attention to the contrast between efforts to find Osama bin Laden and those to extradite Warren Anderson, former chief executive of Union Carbide. Anderson is evading justice in the United States and wanted for crimes in Bhopal.

Union Carbide left hundreds of tonnes of

Image | 1 April, 2002 at 3:00

Union Carbide left hundreds of tonnes of toxic waste on the site. Until mid-2001, the factory grounds were inaccessible without special permission from the government.

Gumanilal is a familiar figure in Jayaprakash

Image | 1 December, 2001 at 2:00

Gumanilal is a familiar figure in Jayaprakash Nagar, an area opposite the Union Carbide factory. Some, like Gumanilal, received inadequate compensation after the disaster, which helped them to pay medical expenses for a short time. Others have...

Foetuses which were aborted by pregnant women

Image | 1 April, 2002 at 3:00

Fetuses which were aborted by pregnant women escaping from the gas, or shortly after the gas leak, were preserved at the state government's Hamidia Hospital, to establish the cause of death.

Lone survivor

Image | 5 December, 1984 at 2:00

Lone survivor. This elderly woman was badly injured when exposed to the poisonous gas, but survived. Everyone else in her family died.

The flotilla boat Tiama heading out to intercept

Image | 18 July, 2002 at 3:00

The flotilla boat Tiama heading out to intercept the nuclear cargo freighters

Ship being scrapped at Alang shipbreaking

Image | 1 January, 1999 at 2:00

Ship being scrapped at Alang shipbreaking yard

Sellafield nuclear plant.

Image | 1 June, 1998 at 3:00

Sellafield nuclear plant.

Spectacular footage of activists scaling a chemical factory chimney.

Generic multimedia item | 1 September, 2003 at 3:00

Find out what it takes to get 12 activists, 500 kilo's of gear and a 35x10m banner up a 200m chimney at a global toxic hotspot in the Czech Republic.

Mangrove Roots and new shoots coated with

Image | 18 August, 2006 at 2:00

Mangrove Roots and new shoots coated with Oil from the sunken Petron-chartered single hull vessel oil tanker in Nueva Valencia, Guimaras Island. Philippines. The tanker sank on Friday 11th August spilling 2.1 million litres of fuel oil causing a...

Piles of circuit boards from hazardous computer

Image | 1 April, 2004 at 3:00

Piles of circuit boards from hazardous computer waste stretch into the distance near an e-waste scrap yard. The circuit boards will be smelted by hand to extract metals. Smelting releases highly poisonous gases and pollutes the environment.

Chinese women dismantle computer circuit

Image | 9 March, 2005 at 2:00

Chinese women dismantle computer circuit boards in an e-waste scrap yard. After sorting the circuit boards they will be burned over open fires to extract metals. The smelting releases large amounts of poisonous gases.

A Chinese child sits amongst a pile of wires

Image | 8 March, 2005 at 2:00

A Chinese child sits amongst a pile of wires and e-waste. Children can often be found dismantling e-waste containing many hazardous chemicals known to be potentially very damaging to children's health.

Ford reverses plans to crush all its electric

Image | 1 April, 2004 at 3:00

Ford reverses plans to crush all its electric Th!nk cars. Ford had planned on crushing this environmental solution because it succeeded in trashing the California legislation that encouraged their use.

96 year old Clara Smith

Image | 1 January, 2001 at 2:00

96 year old Clara Smith, standing at a window looking out at Shell chemical plant, just a couple of yards away from her home.

Von Hernandez

Image | 1 April, 2000 at 3:00

Von Hernandez, 2003 Goldman Environmental Prize Winner, Asia (Philippines).

Skulls of the victims of the disaster used

Image | 1 December, 2001 at 1:00

Skulls of the victims of the disaster used to investigate the effects of the gas leak on the brain

A sight for sore eyes

Image | 1 April, 2002 at 3:00

Bhopal, India is the site of the world's worst industrial disaster, where a Union Carbide chemical plant released 40 tonnes of highly toxic methyl isocyanate. The disaster killed thousands and the polluted site of the abandoned factory still...

Alternatives to PVC used throughout the Olympic

Image | 23 October, 1996 at 3:00

Alternatives to PVC used throughout the Olympic Village.

Up to 1 million hectares of mangrove have

Image | 1 August, 1998 at 3:00

Up to 1 million hectares of mangrove have been cleared worldwide for shrimp farms.

Bleached coral

Image | 1 April, 1998 at 3:00

Bleached coral, Great Barrier Reef. Effects of climate change.

Give Earth a Hand

Video | 22 April, 2010 at 12:14

This fragile Earth deserves a voice. It needs solutions. It needs change. It needs you.

Water pollution in Thailand

Video | 22 March, 2011 at 12:09

The film tells the story of 13 year old Suwimon Daengniam and 59 year old Wali Pejarean who both live along the Samrong Canal, one of the major canals that flows in to the Chao Phraya River in Thailand. Through their stories we begin to...

What's hidden in your computer?

Generic multimedia item | 21 June, 2005 at 16:44

Computers are a complex mixture of several hundred components, many of which contain heavy metals and hazardous chemicals. These cause pollution and put workers at risk when the products are produced or thrown away. Discover what dangerous...

The hidden dirty side of the Mexican electronics industry

Generic multimedia item | 18 July, 2006 at 18:21

In the Mexican version of Silicon Valley workers in the electronics industry are suffering from the toxic chemicals used by major multinationals in the production process. We are campaigning the electronics industry to reduce its use of toxic...

Workers lacking any protective clothing or

Image | 1 February, 2002 at 1:00

Workers lacking any protective clothing or safety training are used to scrap old ships to generate large profits for the shipping industry at the cost of human rights and the environment.

Workers lacking any protective clothing or

Image | 1 October, 2005 at 2:00

Workers lacking any protective clothing or safety training are used to scrap old ships to generate large profits for the shipping industry at the cost of human rights and the environment.

Smokestacks of coal power station.

Image | 15 June, 1990 at 3:00

Smokestacks of coal power station.

Piles of cables and computer waste awaiting

Image | 1 April, 2004 at 3:00

Piles of cables and computer waste awaiting scrapping. Wenling, zhejiang Province, China.

Chinese man smelts computer parts in the

Image | 1 April, 2004 at 3:00

Chinese man smelts computer parts in the open air to extract metals. Open air burning of computer waste releases large amounts of toxic fumes.

Chinese woman smelts computer circuit boards

Image | 1 April, 2004 at 3:00

Chinese woman smelts computer circuit boards over an open stove to extract metals. The fan is vain attempt to disperse the highly toxic fumes created by the smelting.

Truck overloaded with hazardous computer

Image | 1 April, 2004 at 3:00

Truck overloaded with hazardous computer waste on the way to scrapping yards.

Owner of an e

Image | 8 March, 2005 at 2:00

Owner of an e-waste scrapping yard stands in front of a mountainous pile of computer waste waiting to be scrapped to recover useful plastics and metals.

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