© Greenpeace / Alex Hofford

"28 November 2006 - A few days after our dive near Espíritu Santo - where we sent a message to the Mexican government: "Marine Reserves now!" - the decree was finally signed and the area will now be protected."

Wow. Sometimes, when you've got your head stuck into the screen of yer laptop, you don't realise the span and depth of what goes on in our Greenpeace world. I had thought that it was a relatively quiet month. But looking back at just 13 photographs from around the planet, I realise I'm completely wrong...

More: November 2006: The month in pictures »

(Thanks to Elaine for putting it together!)