Thirsty Coal

Photo | 2013-07-18

Zhang Dadi of the Adaohai number one commune has a 150-meter deep well that he uses to irrigate his corn. Last year he planted 20 mu of land, but could only irrigate 15. This year he planted one hectare, but could only irrigate eight mu and the remaining seven didn’t get irrigated. The water table drops every year and it doesn’t rain. Corn planted over a month ago still hasn’t started to sprout.

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Red wall palace in Qinghai

Image gallery | 2014-08-01

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...

Taking Detox to Beijing's trendiest suburb

Image | 2014-05-20 at 9:14

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

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.

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