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Greenpeace activists paint two gigantic cracks on the 32 year old nuclear reactor dome at Borssele, Netherlands. The Dutch government wants to keep the plant, one of the world's oldest, open beyond 2013, despite inherent safety and security risks.

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Sacred Mountains of the Inca civilisation disappearing

Image | 1 April, 1978 at 1:00

The Qori Kalis Glacier is the largest ice outlet from the Quelccaya Ice Cap which tops the Cordillera Vilcanota in southeast corner of Peru. They are the Sacred Mountains of Inca civilisation. The ice cap itself has shrunk by at least 20 percent...

Crewmember Pete Bouquet paints the Rainbow

Image | 1 January, 1978 at 1:00

Crewmember Pete Bouquet paints the Rainbow Warrior, 1978

Paul Watson and Bob Hunter (right) block

Image | 1 April, 1976 at 1:00

Paul Watson and Bob Hunter (right) block the sealing ship Arctic Endeavour.

Bob Hunter aboard the Phyllis Cormack in

Image | 1 June, 1975 at 1:00

Bob Hunter aboard the Phyllis Cormack in the North Pacific in a campaign against whaling.(1975/76)

Greenpeace vessel Vega boarded by French

Image | 15 August, 1973 at 0:00

Greenpeace vessel Vega boarded by French commandos in Moruroa nuclear test zone. Skipper David McTaggart was hospitalised from his beating by commandos and almost lost the sight in one eye.

Robert Hunter - Voyage Documenta (Vancouver to Amchitka: 1971)

Image | 11 October, 1971 at 15:36

Bob Hunter, official chronicler on-board The Greenpeace. This is a photographic record by Robert Keziere of the very first Greenpeace voyage, which departed Vancouver on the 15th September 1971. The aim of the trip was to halt nuclear tests in...

Ben Metcalfe

Image | 30 September, 1971 at 0:00

Ben Metcalfe, Jim Bohlen and Dick Fineberg, the first voyage to Amchitka 1971

Bob Hunter - Voyage Documentation (Vancouver to Amchitka: 1971)

Image | 15 September, 1971 at 0:00

Robert (Bob) Hunter files a report from the Phyllis Cormack in 1971.

Dave Birmingham raises Greenpeace sail on

Image | 1 September, 1971 at 1:00

Dave Birmingham raises Greenpeace sail on Phyllis Cormack.


Image | 1 September, 1971 at 1:00

Crew of PHYLLIS CORMACK. 1st Greenpeace trip to Amchitka Island to protest USA nuclear testing

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