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Ship being scrapped

Image | 1 October, 1998 at 0:00

Ship being scrapped, Alang, Gujarat, India.

Siberian Jay pair in the forest.

Image | 15 September, 1998 at 1:00

Siberian Jay pair in the forest.

Canadian boreal forest which is under threat

Image | 15 September, 1998 at 1:00

Canadian boreal forest which is under threat from logging. May 2010 saw the launch of a historic accord, the Canadian Boreal Forest Agreement , which brings together 9 environmental groups, including Greenpeace and 21 of the largest logging...

Polar bears on sea ice.

Image | 1 September, 1998 at 1:00

Polar bears on sea ice.

Outflow pipes leading to shrimp ponds

Image | 24 August, 1998 at 1:00

Outflow pipes leading to shrimp ponds. Shrimp farms are often abandoned after only three to five years, leaving the once-fertile coastal ecosystem a wasteland.

Polar Bear on sea ice.

Image | 15 August, 1998 at 1:00

Polar Bear on sea ice.

Wolverine.

Image | 15 August, 1998 at 1:00

Wolverine.

The Oil Industry and Climate Change

Publication | 2 August, 1998 at 0:00

Burning more than around one quarter of the current economic reserves of oil, coal and gas, will release sufficient greenhouse gases to create a serious risk of catastrophic climate change. At the present rate of fossil fuel use, we will consume...

Scars in the mangrove cut for new shrimp

Image | 1 August, 1998 at 1:00

Scars in the mangrove cut for new shrimp farm pools.

The path to a new shrimp farm is first cut

Image | 1 August, 1998 at 1:00

The path to a new shrimp farm is first cut by chainsaw, then opened for bulldozers. Ecuador is the 6th largest farmed shrimp producer.

Fine nets are used to drag the sea

Image | 1 August, 1998 at 1:00

Fine nets are used to drag the sea, catching tiny larvae to sell to shrimp farms.

These two men pass through mangroves in canoes

Image | 1 August, 1998 at 1:00

These two men pass through mangroves in canoes. Their economy is dependent on mangroves for gathering shells, wood, coconuts, and fish.

Farmer Nugzar Chelidze and genetically modified

Image | 1 August, 1998 at 1:00

Farmer Nugzar Chelidze and genetically modified potatoes. Georgia, Russia.

Up to 1 million hectares of mangrove have

Image | 1 August, 1998 at 1:00

Up to 1 million hectares of mangrove have been cleared worldwide for shrimp farms.

Greenpeace

Image | 26 July, 1998 at 1:00

Greenpeace, Fundecol, and locals replant mangroves that had been cut for shrimp farming. The disappearance of mangrove areas means not only loss of biodiversity, but also loss of access for coastal communities that rely on mangroves for income.

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