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Month in Pictures - June 2011

Image gallery | July 1, 2011

Damage caused by Hurricane Andrew

Image | August 1, 1992 at 1:00

Damage caused by Hurricane Andrew, USA.

Illegal timber importer Lumberbank

Image | February 2, 2004 at 0:00

Greenpeace activists outside illegal timber importer Lumberbank

Protest against New Zealand buyer of illegal timber

Image | February 3, 2004 at 0:00

Protest against New Zealand buyer of illegal timber. Two trees were arrested.

Fresh evidence of Sinar Mas destroying rainforest and peatlands

Image | August 13, 2010 at 10:33

New aerial photographs taken in the past few weeks show that, despite claims to the contrary, Sinar Mas is still engaged in extensive deforestation, such as in this area being cleared for a palm oil plantation in West Kalimantan, Borneo (PT...

Orangutan

Image | February 28, 2010 at 8:22

Orangutan

A human chain of protesters outside Fonterra’s corporate headquarters

Image | November 24, 2009 at 1:01

A human chain of protesters piled sacks labelled ‘Fonterra palm kernel’ and ‘Fonterra coal’ outside Fonterra’s corporate headquarters today in protest of greenhouse gas emissions caused by the dairy giant’s intensive farming practices.

Greenpeace carried out a "dairy conversion" on National Party leader John Key's...

Image | October 29, 2008 at 21:03

Greenpeace carried out a "dairy conversion" on National Party leader John Key's electorate office to highlight the issue of deforestation for intensive dairying. Intensive dairying is New Zealand's biggest contributor to climate change.

Conversion of forestry land to intensive dairy

Image | October 28, 2008 at 19:40

TOKOROA, NEW ZEALAND, 29 October 2008, 2 Greenpeace activists locked on to logging equipment in Kinleith Forest to highlight the conversion of forestry land to intensive dairy. Four activists locked on to equipment and another group rotary hoed...

Greenpeace New Zealand communications manager

Image | August 22, 2009 at 20:22

Greenpeace New Zealand communications manager Suzette Jackson stands on former rainforest land, recently cleared and burnt to prepare for the planting of palm.

Pristine rainforest located in a National Park near Jambi

Image | August 22, 2009 at 20:22

Pristine rainforest located in a National Park near Jambi, Sumatra. 72 % of Indonesia's ancient intact forests have been cleared. 15 % of the world's biodiversity resides in Indonesia.

Orangutan orphan rehabilitated into the National Park

Image | August 22, 2009 at 20:22

Orangutan orphan rehabilitated into the National Park. Orangutans are endangered with only 6000 remaining in the wilds of Sumatra. They could disappear in the next decade if the expansion of palm plantations continues unchecked.

Indigenous leader Raji Anis stands on his former land

Image | August 22, 2009 at 20:22

Indigenous leader Raji Anis stands on his land once owned by three neighbouring villages. The land was taken from them by a palm company then cleared and burnt to plant palm.

Devastated rainforest and peatlands

Image | August 22, 2009 at 20:22

Devastated rainforest and peatlands. Canals dug into the carbon rich peat soils transport valuable logs out of the forests.

School students wear facemasks as a protection from forest fires

Image | August 22, 2009 at 20:25

School students wear facemasks to protect their health against the smoke from forest fires that blankets their city.

Rainforest fire haze covers city of Pekanbaru

Image | August 22, 2009 at 20:25

An early morning haze from fires to clear rainforest covers the city of Pekanbaru. Some 2400 fire hot spots were recorded in Riau Sumatra in August 2009.

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