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Topic | 27 May, 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 | 27 May, 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 | 9 August, 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 | 3 August, 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 | 20 July, 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 | 7 March, 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).

Greenpeace investigate the Dalian oil spill.

Image | 20 July, 2009 at 12:22

Greenpeace investigation in Dalian has found a dangerous disregard for health and safety in the oil spill’s clean-up effort, as well as the nearby seafood farms and beaches. Greenpeace strongly urges the government to send professional clean-up...

Seafood contaminated in Dalian oil spill.

Image | 20 July, 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'...

Oily sludge.

Image | 20 July, 2009 at 14:19

Local fishermen clean up oily sludge by from the contaminated beaches at Nanhaitun, Weitang Bay. The beach is where firefighter Zhang Liang lost his life fixing an underwater pump.

Firefighter Dies in Dalian Oil Spill

Image | 20 July, 2010 at 10:16

20 July - China. Firefighter worker Zhang Liang drowns in oil as a man attempts to rescue him and his collegue. The two workers ran into trouble as they attempted to fix an underwater pump during an oil spill cleanup operations in Dalian, China.

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