Destroyed Grassland in China

Photo | 2011-12-14

Grassland in Mabi County destroyed by glacial lake outburst flood (GLOF). This area used to be farmland, now it's covered with black glacial deposits after the glacial lake burst. Global warming causes Himalayan glaciers to melt at an unprecedented rate, making GLOF more frequent. Latest research (2009) indicates that in the Chinese Himalayas region, there are currently 143 glacial lakes and 44 of them are very high risk of bursting.

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The best investment you'll ever make

Image | 2014-05-26 at 6:00

A Greenpeace activist holds a banner, in front of Adidas' flagship store in a shopping district of Beijing, urging the sports apparel giant to consider detoxifying their products. While Adidas forecasts profits of over 900 million Euros during...

No arctic oil!

Image | 2014-05-05 at 11:07

Greenpeace activists on paragliders protest against the first shipment of Arctic oil in the harbour of Rotterdam. The Russian oil tanker Mikhail Ulyanov is transporting oil from the Gazprom drilling platform Prirazlomnaya to Rotterdam harbour.

RoboBees

Video | 2014-05-01 at 13:52

If we carry on with chemically intensive agriculture model, it is quite possible that we may affect our pollinating insects to such a degree that we reach a global "pollination crisis". This is the imaginary future we do not want. This future...

Save the bees, save the humans

Image | 2014-04-28 at 5:30

Bees and other pollinating insects play an essential role in ecosystems. A third of all our food depends on their pollination. A world without pollinators would be devastating for food production.

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