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Tricks of the trade

Feature story | 6 June, 2003 at 2:00

The ship breaking industry provides one of the clearest examples of exploiting the environment and workers for profit. But thanks to the exposure of this toxic trade and public pressure, the industry is slowly realising it must clean up its act.

See you in India...

Feature story | 16 September, 2002 at 2:00

The trade in toxic waste is outlawed in many countries. However this trade still continues away from the public gaze or under another name. We teamed up with internet activists to expose a common form of toxic waste trade.

Greenpeace orders technologically advanced Rainbow Warrior III

Press release | 2 July, 2009 at 2:00

Greenpeace International Executive Director Gerd Leipold today signed a contract with the Fassmer Shipyard for construction of the Rainbow Warrior III. The sailing ship, which is to be completed in time for Greenpeace's 40th anniversary in 2011,...

Amchitka: the 1970s rock concert that launched Greenpeace

Blog entry by laurak | 11 November, 2009

Amchitka is the rock concert that launched Greenpeace. It's also the concert that launched a ship: the Phyllis McCormack, which sailed out into the first Greenpeace action protesting US nuclear testing in the Aleutian Islands. ...

Occupying an anchor chain, thinking of freshly baked muffins

Blog entry by James Turner | 16 May, 2012 5 comments

What do you need most on an anchor chain in the middle of the Atlantic, when you’ve been there for over 24 hours, and it’s pouring with rain? Muffins. Freshly baked by our chef, Walter, and put into waterproof tins ready for loading...

Video tour of the Esperanza

Video | 25 August, 2010 at 20:52

Get a tour of the largest Greenpeace ship sailing our ocean: the Esperanza. This video was filmed while the Esperanza was confronting reckless oil exploration off the coast of Greenland.

Rainbow Warrior ordered out of Indonesia - rainforest destruction allowed to stay

Blog entry by Rebecca | 25 October, 2010 5 comments

( Watch ' Saving Sumatra' ) Being a part of a Greenpeace ship tour is never boring. Generally, you expect the unexpected, and then you're surprised. But even by ship tour standards, the Rainbow Warrior's recent 'tour' of...

Greenpeace activists deploy a banner alongside

Image | 31 July, 2008 at 3:00

Greenpeace activists deploy a banner alongside the Hyundai Supreme in the Bonifacio Strait, between France and Italy, 31 July 2008. The banner reads "Stop Dangerous Cargo" in French, in protest at the Hyundai Supreme's cargo of toxic substances.

Blasted hull of Rainbow Warrior

Image | 8 June, 2005 at 2:00

The hull, which was blasted inwards, was the first clue that the Rainbow Warrior had been sabotaged.

Flotilla of Fishing Boats Greets the Rainbow Warrior

Image | 7 December, 2007 at 16:30

A flotilla of fishing boats arrives to greet the Greenpeace flagship, SV Rainbow Warrior as she sails into Bali Indonesia. The flotilla is calling on people all over the world to take part in tomorrow's global day of action on climate change.

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