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Equatorial glaciers rapidly retreating

Image | 1 April, 1906 at 3:00

The Orubare Glacier (or Elena Glacier) covers a face of Uganda's Mount Rwenzori on the border with the Democratic Republic of Congo. In 1906 this glacier was in one solid piece. Equatorial glaciers are rare and this legendary African glacier on...

African worker cuts tree in half in Ivory

Image | 1 May, 1989 at 3:00

African worker cuts tree in half in Ivory Coast ancient forest.

Elephant from the Okavango delta in North

Image | 1 January, 1991 at 1:00

Elephant from the Okavango delta in North Western Botswana.

Close

Image | 1 January, 1999 at 2:00

Close-up of black Mountain Gorilla baby holding leaves.

Male gorilla seated in shrubs

Image | 1 January, 1999 at 2:00

Male gorilla seated in shrubs, smaller gorilla visible in background.

western lowland gorilla

Image | 1 January, 1999 at 2:00

western lowland gorilla

Logging by the French company Coron in Cameroon

Image | 1 May, 1999 at 3:00

Logging by the French company Coron in Cameroon.

Illegal longliner with it's crew standing

Image | 1 January, 2000 at 1:00

Illegal longliner with it's crew standing on deck wearing balaclavas to cover their identity, the crew are attempting to fish illegally in Southern Ocean.

Waterplants on a riverbed in the Congo.

Image | 1 January, 2000 at 2:00

Waterplants on a riverbed in the Congo.

Aerial view of the forest canopy in the Congo

Image | 1 January, 2000 at 2:00

Aerial view of the forest canopy in the Congo.

Western lowland gorillas in the Congo.

Image | 1 January, 2000 at 2:00

Western lowland gorillas in the Congo.

A river cuts through the rainforest in the

Image | 1 January, 2000 at 2:00

A river cuts through the rainforest in the Congo.

Grey Crowned Crane

Image | 1 January, 2000 at 2:00

Grey Crowned Crane

Forest Elephants (Loxodonta africana cyclotis)

Image | 1 January, 2000 at 2:00

Forest Elephants (Loxodonta africana cyclotis) on forest edge.in the Congo.

The lush rainforest of Uganda.

Image | 1 January, 2000 at 2:00

The lush rainforest of Uganda.

mountain gorilla

Image | 1 January, 2000 at 2:00

mountain gorilla

mountain gorilla

Image | 1 January, 2000 at 2:00

mountain gorilla

Mountain Gorilla

Image | 1 January, 2000 at 2:00

Mountain Gorilla

Against the Law: The G8 and the illegal timber trade

Publication | 3 January, 2000 at 1:00

Illegal and destructive logging is threatening the future of the world´s last remaining ancient forests. Since the Rio Earth Summit in 1992, a host of international agreements have aimed to protect these ancient forests. Most recently, the G8...

Forest elephants appreciate the mineral

Image | 1 April, 2000 at 2:00

Forest elephants appreciate the mineral-rich mud of this natural clearing in the rainforest.

Kids in Yaounde, Cameroon

Image | 1 April, 2000 at 3:00

Kids in Yaounde, Cameroon

Joseph Melloh uncovering the bushmeat trade

Image | 1 April, 2000 at 3:00

Joseph Melloh uncovering the bushmeat trade in Central Africa

Joseph Melloh uncovering the bushmeat trade

Image | 1 April, 2000 at 3:00

Joseph Melloh uncovering the bushmeat trade in Central Africa

Gorillas are severely endangered by logging

Image | 1 April, 2000 at 3:00

Gorillas are severely endangered by logging of ancient forests in Africa.

Spoptlight on the illegal timber trade in Cameroon

Publication | 18 June, 2000 at 2:00

The remaining large ancient forests of West Africa are under threat. Nigeria, Ghana and Ivory Coast have already lost almost all of their natural forest. Liberia is the only west African country where large areas of ancient forest remain. But...

Soon Africa's gorillas will only survive

Image | 1 August, 2001 at 3:00

Soon Africa's gorillas will only survive in wioldlife parks and zoos if the cuirrent forest destruction isn't halted.

Pirate fishing expedition, West Africa.

Image | 14 September, 2001 at 3:00

Pirate fishing expedition, West Africa.

Map of remaining intact ancient forest in

Image | 1 January, 2002 at 1:00

Map of remaining intact ancient forest in Africa. The light and dark areas combined are the original extent of forest cover. The dark area only is what remains of ancient forest.

Greenpeace exposes Greek link to ancient forest destruction in Liberia

Press release | 15 April, 2002 at 2:00

Greenpeace activists from Greece, Germany and Switzerland exposed yet another example of ancient forest crime by boarding the vessel "MV Zini" in the port of Kalamaki, Corinth and protesting against the unloading of logs from Liberia's last...

African timber import confronted

Feature story | 15 April, 2002 at 2:00

At 11am today, five Greenpeace climbers boarded the MV Roxane Delmas to stop wood from Central Africa's threatened Great Ape Rainforest coming into the UK.

Liberian forest destruction

Feature story | 15 April, 2002 at 2:00

The Greek government made promises to take action against forest destruction today, after Greenpeace activists boarded a vessel carrying timber from the last of Liberia's ancient forests.

Greenpeace activists board the vessel 'MV

Image | 15 April, 2002 at 3:00

Greenpeace activists board the vessel 'MV Zini' in Greece to protest unloading of Liberian ancient forest timber.

Jørgen Møller

Image | 1 July, 2002 at 3:00

Jørgen Møller-Rasmussen and Danish timber trading company DLH are wanted for crimes against the planet.

Unlikely hero released from jail

Feature story | 12 August, 2002 at 2:00

Joseph Melloh has spent the last three months in a Congolese jail, not for his former career as a professional poacher, but for campaigning against the bushmeat trade and investigating the operations of one logging company in the Congo.

With Table Mountain in the background

Image | 23 August, 2002 at 3:00

With Table Mountain in the background, a Greenpeace inflatable speeds toward a future without nukes.

Nuclear Power--Out of Africa!

Press release | 24 August, 2002 at 2:00

South African police intervene with a Greenpeace

Image | 24 August, 2002 at 3:00

South African police intervene with a Greenpeace inflatable and activists in a pre-dawn protest at Koeberg nuclear power plant.

Greenpeace activists from five countries

Image | 24 August, 2002 at 3:00

Greenpeace activists from five countries today launched a pre-dawn protest at Koeberg, Africa's only nuclear power plant as world leaders gather in Johannesburg for the Earth Summit

Eleven of the twelve Greenpeace activists

Image | 26 August, 2002 at 3:00

Eleven of the twelve Greenpeace activists outside Atlantis Magistrates Court, where members of the group are on trial after staging a protest on Koeberg Nuclear Power Station.

Activists Declare Corporate Crime Scene

Press release | 27 August, 2002 at 2:00

Wijma: logging illegally in Cameroon's rainforest

Publication | 27 August, 2002 at 2:00

In its company literature, the Dutch logger and timber trader Wijma has made many claims about the environmental and social acceptability of its timber. But in practice, Wijma not only buys from some of the most notorious logging companies in...

Local anti

Image | 30 August, 2002 at 3:00

Local anti-nuclear groups in support of the Greenpeace action against Koeberg nuclear power station

Women farmers stand in their dry

Image | 2 September, 2002 at 3:00

Women farmers stand in their dry, barren fields. On their heads are aid organisation handouts. This area, though extremely poor has been self-sufficient with food

Food aid policy of donors in Southern Africa

Publication | 7 October, 2002 at 2:00

Table showing the policy of various food aid donors to Southern Africa.

Elephants walk one step closer to twilight

Feature story | 15 November, 2002 at 1:00

They were dangerous times for earth's largest land mammals. From the 60s through the 80s, soaring ivory demand led to dramatic declines in elephant populations throughout most of Africa. Fully eighty percent of the ivory traded was from illegally...

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