On the 18th October 2013, as the Arctic 30 faced their 30th day of imprisonment by Russian authorities, nearly 10,000 people took to the streets at 85 events in 36 cities to call for their immediate release. A Russian court has charged the Arctic 30 (twenty-eight Greenpeace International activists, as well as a freelance videographer and photographer), with piracy, punishable for up to 15 years in prison.For more info: www.greenpeace.org/freeouractivists
In China, Greenpeace supporters ask for the release of the Arctic 30, with Mount Everest visible in the background
© Zhou Li / Greenpeace
A look back at some of the Greenpeace campaign successes from the past twelve months.
Greenpeace volunteers prepare to distribute rice seeds for planting, to farmers whose fields where totally destroyed by Typhoon Ruby (Hagupit). A group of farmers from the islands of Cebu, Bohol and Negros – strong movers of sustainable and...
The breathing roots of mangroves are covered by a sheet of black oil on the banks of the Sela River in Sundarbans, Bangladesh, a UNESCO World Heritage site, after an oil-tanker carrying 350,000 litres of furnace oil sank in the river after it had...
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