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Harrowing conditions cut short first summer crossing of Arctic Ocean

Press release | 3 June, 2005 at 0:00

Harrowing conditions, including unusual snow storms and spring ice conditions, have cut short two U.S. explorers attempt at the first summer crossing of the Arctic Ocean to highlight the dangers of global warming. Lonnie Dupre and Eric Larsen...

Police operative in the Amazon exposes corruption of environmental agencies

Press release | 3 June, 2005 at 0:00

The Brazilian Federal Police carried out today a full-size operation in Mato Grosso which resulted in the dismantling of a gang responsible for defrauding logging authorisations in the State for 14 years. The Brazilian Justice issued warrants of...

Environmentalists campaign leads to Vicaima group announcing new responsible timber...

Press release | 3 June, 2005 at 0:00

One of Portugal's largest timber buyers, Vicaima, targeted by environmentalists earlier this year for trading in timber from illegal and destructive logging, has today announced a new environmentally and socially responsible timber purchasing...

Greenpeace tour investigating Climate change

Image | 2 June, 2005 at 0:00

Greenpeace tour investigating Climate change effects in Arctic.Walrus on iceflow.

Recent violent floods have caused rapid rise

Image | 1 June, 2005 at 1:00

Recent violent floods have caused rapid rise in the river taking away rows of houses in Xinshao, Hunan Province, China.

Abandoned farms near a small town only a

Image | 1 June, 2005 at 0:00

Abandoned farms near a small town only a few kilometres away from the heavily contaminated closed zone (Zone-1) around Chernobyl. Residents have been advised to leave the area but most cannot afford to move. Because the ground is too contaminated...

Yuri Korneev is the only one still alive

Image | 1 June, 2005 at 0:00

Yuri Korneev is the only one still alive from the group that was on night shift at Block 4 on the night of the Chernobyl accident. He had radiation induced cataracts but his eye sight was restored. "The real hell was hospital in Moscow, not...

Nila Bandarenko from Zhytomir has her third

Image | 1 June, 2005 at 0:00

Nila Bandarenko from Zhytomir has her third operation on her thyroid gland. Surgeon Kommissarenko says after her second operation ‘microscopic particles of the cancer got into her blood vessels and the cancer started growing there”. Bandarenko...

Natasha (12) and Vadim (8)

Image | 1 June, 2005 at 0:00

Natasha (12) and Vadim (8). Natasha was born with microcephaly, Vadim has a bone disease and is mentally retarded.

The Rainbow Warrior sets out from Auckland

Image | 1 June, 2005 at 0:00

The Rainbow Warrior sets out from Auckland to defend deep sea life.

Greenpeace activists during day 2 of their

Image | 1 June, 2005 at 0:00

Greenpeace activists during day 2 of their occupation of the Marsden B coalfired power station in Ruakaka, New Zealand - Friday 18th February 2005. The protest which started on the entry into force of the Kyoto protocol on the 16th February is...

Rainbow Warrior sets out to save deep sea life

Feature story | 1 June, 2005 at 0:00

A year since its first expedition in defence of deep sea life, the Rainbow Warrior has left Auckland to once again demonstrate the devastation caused by bottom trawling. Last year we exposed the New Zealand and Belize-flagged bottom trawlers in...

First on-line worldwide register of GM contamination incidents launched today

Press release | 1 June, 2005 at 0:00

GeneWatch UK and Greenpeace International launched the first on-line register of genetically modified (GM) contamination incidents today (www.gmcontaminationregister.org). The on-line, searchable web site gives details of all the known cases of...

Thermographic image

Image | 31 May, 2005 at 1:00

Thermographic image - Parts of the building that have a higher surface temperature than the rest appear in yellow and red. This means that in these areas heat is leaking through gaps and poor insulating materials, and valuable energy is being lost.

A paragliding pilot flies over Greenpeace

Image | 31 May, 2005 at 1:00

A paragliding pilot flies over Greenpeace and KFEM activists protesting against the proposed construction of a whale meat processing factory in Ulsan May 31, 2005.

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