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Greenpeace activist unfurl a nuclear symbol

Image | 13 July, 2008 at 3:00

Greenpeace activist unfurl a nuclear symbol banner on the Eiffel Tower in the middle of an illuminated European flag financed by French nuclear company Areva.

Greenpeace activists stage a sit

Image | 14 June, 2008 at 3:00

Greenpeace activists stage a sit-in on board the container ship 'Yang Ming', berthed at Kwai Chung Container Terminal, as they wait for a decision to be made by Hong Kong Customs on a specific container of electronic waste (e-waste) on board the...

Illegal e-waste exposed

Feature story | 14 June, 2008 at 2:00

A container of electronic waste (e-waste) from Port of Oakland in the US was intercepted in Hong Kong by Greenpeace activists. After months of research, we determined that the container was destined for Sanshui district in mainland China meaning...

Greenpeace activists dressed as orang

Image | 28 May, 2008 at 3:00

Greenpeace activists dressed as orang-utans bring an alternative breakfast to the Italian national football team, asking them to join in the call for Nutella to 'Save the Forests' of Indonesia.

Rainbow Warrior blocks coal shipment in Philippines (updated)

Feature story | 23 May, 2008 at 2:00

The Rainbow Warrior is blockading coal shipments at the Pagbilao coal-fired power plant to protest the plant's impending expansion.

Greenpeace activists chain themselves and

Image | 23 April, 2008 at 3:00

Greenpeace activists chain themselves and cover suppliers of threatened bluefin, yellowfin and bigeye tuna stands with fishing nets at the European Seafood Exposition in Brussels, Belgium. The activists also display banners in 13 different...

NZ coal ship blockade

Feature story | 25 March, 2008 at 1:00

Today the Rainbow Warrior blocked a shipment of export coal from leaving the Port of Lyttelton, New Zealand.

The Rainbow Warrior blocks the State Owned

Image | 25 March, 2008 at 1:00

The Rainbow Warrior blocks the State Owned Enterprise Solid Energy's coal ship the Hellenic Sea from leaving the Port of Lyttelton. The 225-metre bulker carries up to 60 thousand tonnes of export coal.

Activists on the side of the coal transport

Image | 25 March, 2008 at 1:00

Activists on the side of the coal transport ship Hellenic Sea.

Wood shipment tracked, blocked (updated)

Feature story | 17 March, 2008 at 1:00

We've tracked a shipment of suspect wood from the Amazon to France on board the cargo ship Galina III. Some hours ago our activists climbed on the ship. Once our activists were onboard, the ship missed its chance to go into port. Its next chance...

A Greenpeace inflatable boat tries to prevent

Image | 22 January, 2008 at 1:00

A Greenpeace inflatable boat tries to prevent Japanese whaling fleet's factory ship Nisshin Maru from refueling from the supply vessel Oriental Bluebird in the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary.

Warme[r] welcome

Blog entry by Jo Kuper | 9 December, 2007

By Sven, Renewable Energy campaigner When I arrived at the harbour to join the media boat heading out to watch the Rainbow Warrior flotilla, it was already pretty busy. Journalists registering at our desk, cameramen carrying heavy...

Sunset and Success of the Solar Festival

Blog entry by Woon | 4 December, 2007

Sunday 2 Dec 2007 by Woon SG-Thailand The first thing for this morning was registering ourselves at the UNFCCC. In no time we received our identity card for the conference. Outside the registration camp, the giant thermometer was...

Greenpeace ship the Rainbow Warrior was forced

Image | 17 November, 2007 at 1:00

Greenpeace ship the Rainbow Warrior was forced to move on it's third day of blocking the tanker, MT Westama, from leaving Dumai port with over 30 000 metric tons of Palm Oil. Dumai, in the Riau province on Sumatra, is the largest Palm Oil export...

Munmorah coal

Image | 16 November, 2007 at 1:00

Munmorah coal-fired power station shut down by activists in protest against John Howard and Kevin Rudd's dismal climate change policies.

Greenpeace activists build a dam in the Government

Image | 12 November, 2007 at 1:00

Greenpeace activists build a dam in the Government District in Berlin to advise against the consequences of a wrong climate policy.

Global bloggers unite on green themes

Press release | 15 October, 2007 at 2:00

Greenpeace applauds today's first-ever "Blog Action Day" which is encouraging bloggers from around the world to devote the day to writing on one theme. The subject for this inaugural year is the environment.

Climate activists locked up for weekend

Blog entry by Jo Kuper | 12 October, 2007

The world really is a messed up place sometimes. Today, six Greenpeace climate activists in India were denied bail; they are spending the weekend in jail. The ruling happened at pretty much the same time as Al Gore and the IPCC jointly...

Activist at Kingsnorth coal power station

Image | 8 October, 2007 at 3:00

Activists shut down coal plant

Feature story | 8 October, 2007 at 2:00

Just after 5am this morning, 50 Greenpeace UK volunteers went into Kingsnorth coal fired power station. One group immobilised the huge conveyor belts carrying coal into the plant then chained themselves to the machinery. A second group is...

50 Greenpeace volunteers took over Kingsnorth

Image | 7 October, 2007 at 3:00

50 Greenpeace volunteers took over Kingsnorth coal-fired power station near Rochester in Kent. They have immobilised the conveyor belt that carries coal into the plant by hitting emergency stop buttons and chaining themselves to machinery. A...

A Greenpeace activist climbs over the side

Image | 7 October, 2007 at 3:00

A Greenpeace activist climbs over the side of the smoke stack at Kingsnorth coal-fired power station near Rochester in Kent. They have immobilised the conveyor belt that carries coal into the plant by hitting emergency stop buttons and chaining...

Greenpeace activists climb on seven cranes

Image | 1 October, 2007 at 2:00

Greenpeace activists climb on seven cranes at the coal power plant building site of Vattenfall in Boxberg. They hang a huge Banner from the crane reading: Vattenfall: Stop building! Climate protection instead of brown coal! Smaller banners at the...

Activists take to the trees

Feature story | 13 September, 2007 at 2:00

Jaguars are tree climbers, but there is no federal law to protecting their forest - so our activists have taken to the trees themselves. Dressed as jaguars, they're camped in the treetops of the Yungas in a bid to block the bulldozers until a...

What folks are doing

Feature story | 6 July, 2007 at 2:00

Climate change is a big problem. There are lots of different solutions, and lots of people all working on them in their own ways. Today we're highlighting a few of the things people are doing to play their part.

Activists encouraging the building of more

Image | 14 June, 2007 at 2:00

Activists encouraging the building of more wind farms on "European Wind Day".

Activists occupy EPR nuclear power station

Image | 27 April, 2007 at 3:00

Activists occupy EPR nuclear power station work-site cranes in an action against the construction site of the Electricité de France's (EDF) proposed new European Pressurized Water Reactor (EPR).

On the anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster

Image | 26 April, 2007 at 3:00

On the anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster, 30 Greenpeace activists from six European nations halt construction at the site of the Électricité de France’s (EDF) proposed new European Pressurized Water Reactor (EPR).

A 131 foot banner simulating a ruler for

Image | 4 April, 2007 at 3:00

A 131 foot banner simulating a ruler for measuring the sea level, and bearing a message "It's not too late" on Copacabana Beach. Rio de Janeiro is one of the Brazilian cities morevulnerable to the rising of the ocean level.

Alien Invasion

Video | 16 March, 2007 at 17:34

Planet Earth is under threat - will the aliens decide to save it or trash it? A film by Greenpeace starring Eddie Izzard, Jim Broadbent and Joseph McFadden.

Angry Kid

Video | 8 February, 2007 at 16:56

By the end of this century, if current climate trends continue, the temperature will likely climb higher than it's been at any time in the past two million years. The consequences of this drastic rise, caused by burning fossil fuels, are likely...

Everything you didn't want to know about sex

Video | 27 November, 2006 at 15:12

Don't like the idea that toxic chemicals could be damaging your sperm? Take action at http://www.greenpeace.org/

Activists scale the Swedish headquarters

Image | 19 January, 2006 at 1:00

Activists scale the Swedish headquarters of frozen food giant Findus after a documentary exposed their dealings with illegal fisheries.

activist climber

Image | 5 September, 2004 at 19:34

Activist ascends ladder during an action to block the unloading of GE soya.

Police disrupt Greenpeace protest against

Image | 16 May, 2003 at 2:00

Police disrupt Greenpeace protest against illegal timber imports from Africa.

Inspection of African timber arriving in

Image | 15 May, 2003 at 2:00

Inspection of African timber arriving in France by Greenpeace activists.

Greenpeace activists demand action by France

Image | 15 May, 2003 at 2:00

Greenpeace activists demand action by France against illegal timber trade.

Greenpeace activists today scaled a chimney

Image | 25 April, 2001 at 3:00

Greenpeace activists today scaled a chimney at a sewage incineration plant to highlight toxic emmissions

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.

Kids

Image | 3 July, 2000 at 3:00

Kids-for-whales protest where children protest against whaling at the IWC and for the set up of a global whale-sanctuary.

Children and grown

Image | 3 July, 2000 at 3:00

Children and grown-ups protesting with banners at the entrance of the IWC building.

Greenpeace & locals replant mangroves that

Image | 26 July, 1998 at 3:00

Greenpeace & locals replant mangroves that had been cut for shrimp farming.

Plutonium carrier Pacific Teal and Greenpeace

Image | 18 March, 1997 at 2:00

Plutonium carrier Pacific Teal and Greenpeace inflatable.

Greenpeace demo against Chinese nuclear tests

Image | 6 January, 1996 at 1:00

Greenpeace demo against Chinese nuclear tests during CTBT talks

250 Greenpeace activists entered Sellafield

Image | 17 April, 1995 at 3:00

250 Greenpeace activists entered Sellafield nuclear reprocessing plant.

Radioactive Waste Action

Image | 15 June, 1982 at 17:52

Action against dumping barrels nuclear waste by the dumpship RIJNBORG in the North Atlantic, 1982. As a result of Greenpeace's repeated actions against ocean dumping, this is the first year since the end of the second world war where officially...

GP activists under barrel dump platfrom GEM

Image | 1 July, 1981 at 3:00

GP activists under barrel dump platfrom GEM preventing nuclear dumping.

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