Messages for Nuclear Victims on Mount Fuji

Photo | 29 February, 2012

A multinational Greenpeace alpine team delivers messages of support and hope for the victims of the nuclear disaster to the summit of Mt Fuji. Collected from thousands of people in Japan and all over the world, the environmental organisation hopes that the messages will help unite the people of Japan in opposition to nuclear power, and encourage the Japanese authorities to listen to them. The climbing team is comprised of eleven alpinists from Canada, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Sweden, Switzerland and the USA scaled the mountain. 02/28/2012

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"Blomstrandbreen" Glacier in Svalbard, 1922

Image | 1 April, 1922 at 3:00

View of the "Blomstrandbreen" Glacier in Svalbard in 1922

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Image | 1 April, 1914 at 3:00

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Image | 1 April, 1906 at 3:00

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Image | 1 April, 1900 at 3:00

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