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Topic | May 27, 2010 at 17:33

The New Zealand Government is inviting oil companies like Petrobras to drill in some of New Zealand’s deepest coastal waters. East Cape iwi Te Whānau-ā-Apanui have called on the rest of New Zealand to join them in defending the spectacular East...


Topic | May 27, 2010 at 17:33

Deepwater Horizon, an offshore drilling rig operated by BP, blew up on April 20th 2010, and sank two days later. The oil spill that ensued is the largest accidental spill in history.

Looking at pictures in South West China

Blog entry by JulietteH | August 9, 2010

Guest entry by John Novis, head of the Greenpeace International Picture Desk . Today the 2010 Dali International Photo Exhibition comes to an end after an eventful week of presentations, seminars and photo exhibitions. I was...

Fossil fuels take more than they give

Blog entry by JulietteH | August 3, 2010 6 comments

Today, Melissa, one of our video producers, showed me this new video sent by Greenpeace China: Watching this disaster, and the clean-up workers digging up oil without gloves or any kind of protection from the...

Firefighter funeral

Image | July 20, 2009 at 11:37

24 July 2010 - China. Family, friends and local people attend the funeral of firefighter, Zhang Liang (25) who was killed during the Dalian oil spill cleanup on the 20th July. Zhang Liang ran into trouble as he attempted to fix an underwater pump...

Greenpeace through the lens: the Dalian Oil Spill

Video | March 7, 2011 at 21:30

In July 2010, Chinese photographer Lu Guang documented the oil spill at the city of Dalian for Greenpeace. The pictures he took portraying the death of firefighter Zhang Liang won a World Press Photo award in 2011 (third prize, spot news stories).

Dalian fishing boat cuts through oil sheen

Image | July 20, 2009 at 12:08

Fishing boats cut through oil sheens at Dalian fishing port where oil scooped from the sea is ferried for storing, Dalian, China, 24 July 2010. Greenpeace warned that China's largest oil spill can pose severe threats to health and livelihoods of...

Oil Pollution! Stay Away!

Image | July 20, 2009 at 12:18

Greenpeace put up warning signs saying “Oil Pollution! Stay Away! on the beaches of Dalian, China, now polluted with oil. Greenpeace is urging visitors, for their own protection, to stay away from the beaches. Many visitors were still playing...

Safety meaures ignored in Dalian clean up.

Image | July 20, 2009 at 13:54

Local fishermen clean up oil which has spread far from the original explosion site in Xingang Port, Dalian. The fishermen say that no one told them that they need safety equipment or any form of protection, including face masks.

Seafood contaminated in Dalian oil spill.

Image | July 20, 2009 at 14:00

Seafood farmers harvest and pack shellfish. There are more than 10,000 small seafood farms here, most of which specialize in Hawaiian scallops. The shellfish die when contaminated with petroleum. There is no official estimation of the farmers'...

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