The Quaker concept of bearing witness is one of the guiding principles of Greenpeace. Nowhere is this more manifest than in the images we produce.
One of the founders of Greenpeace, Bob Hunter, proposed the notion of ‘Mind Bombs’ – when an image is so powerful it is like a bomb going off in your head.
Today, in a world saturated by images, a photograph still has the power to move one to action. We take a look back through the lens at some of the Greenpeace images that have helped to change the world for the better.
In 1971, the environment movement became a modern cultural phenomenon with the formation of Greenpeace. Since then, the world has seen the environment become one of the planet’s major concerns – never more so than today when we face catastrophic climate change.
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