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Siberian Oil Spill

Image gallery | 10 June, 2013

Divers peel away a thick layer of oil lying

Image | 19 September, 2006 at 3:00

Divers peel away a thick layer of oil lying off the coast of Lebanon. The Rainbow Warrior is in the area surveying environmental damage caused by the recent war.

Dalian spill masks

Image | 20 July, 2010 at 13:27

On Jinshitan Golden Beach Dalian, Greenpeace gives oil cleanup workers and fishermen including local police protective masks. Crude oil contains significant quantities of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) and other dangerous chemicals that...

Dalian oil clean-up continues.

Image | 20 July, 2009 at 14:28

The local fishermen use what limited resources are available to clean up the spill. The government says the slick has spread across a 70-square-mile (180-square-kilometer) stretch of ocean.

Top tar sands videos on YouTube

Blog entry by laurak | 24 November, 2009

There are officially enough videos on YouTube about the Canadian tar sands to warrant a 'top tar sands videos on YouTube' list. Here is the short version: The animation sequence from H2Oil (put together by La Moustache ) is at...

Oil soaked bird

Image | 14 November, 2007 at 1:00

Oil soaked bird. After last weekend's storm in the Black Sea, which sunk and damaged several ships, including oil tankers - approximately 2 thousand tonnes of heavy oil spilled into the sea.

A holiday beach near Jbeil

Image | 9 August, 2006 at 3:00

A holiday beach near Jbeil, which is heavily polluted by oil as a result of the Israeli bombing of the Jiyyeh power plant on the 15th July 2006

Activists deliever oil waste from the Prestige

Image | 4 December, 2002 at 1:00

Activists deliever oil waste from the Prestige oil spill to Crown Resources, the owner of the oil that covered Spain's northern coast.

Update from the Gulf

Video | 7 July, 2010 at 13:17

Greenpeace Activist Jessica Miller gives an update from the beach in Gulf Port, Mississippi. People swim in the water next to rocks covered in oil from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

Firefighter funeral

Image | 20 July, 2009 at 13:37

24 July 2010 - China. Family, friends and local people attend the funeral of firefighter, Zhang Liang (25) who was killed during the Dalian oil spill cleanup on the 20th July. Zhang Liang ran into trouble as he attempted to fix an underwater pump...

Greenpeace investigate the Dalian oil spill.

Image | 20 July, 2009 at 14:22

Greenpeace investigation in Dalian has found a dangerous disregard for health and safety in the oil spill’s clean-up effort, as well as the nearby seafood farms and beaches. Greenpeace strongly urges the government to send professional clean-up...

Deepwater Horizon

Image gallery | 7 May, 2010

Kumi Naidoo scales Arctic oil rig

Image gallery | 18 June, 2011

The oil reseve tank of the Jieh Power station

Image | 18 August, 2006 at 19:48

The oil reseve tank of the Jieh Power station bombed by Isreali forces on the 15th July

Greenpeace called on the Philippine government

Image | 18 August, 2006 at 19:33

Greenpeace called on the Philippine government to hold oil firm Petron and its partners accountable for damages to the environment and people’s livelihoods resulting from the worst oil spill in Philippine history.

Greenpeace volunteer Albert Lozada

Image | 18 August, 2006 at 19:29

Greenpeace volunteer Albert Lozada, assists a group of local fisherman from Tando Village assisted by Greenpeace volunteers collect oil from beaches by hand.

A group of local fisherman from BrgyTando

Image | 18 August, 2006 at 19:27

A group of local fisherman from BrgyTando Village collect oil from beaches by hand. The spill began on August 11 when Solar I, a Petron-chartered single hull vessel carrying 2.1 million litres of oil sank in the Guimaras Strait, about 500km...

A oil cleanup volunteer holds a Comorant

Image | 5 December, 2002 at 2:00

A oil cleanup volunteer holds a Comorant covered in oil from the sunken Prestige oil tanker on the coast of Galicia, Spain.

Greenpeace activists halt movement

Image | 5 December, 2002 at 1:00

Greenpeace activists halt movement, by climbing up the mooring ropes of the single-hulled oil tanker Byzantioin the port of Rotterdam, The Netherlands yesterday

Greenpeace activists halt movement

Image | 5 December, 2002 at 1:00

Greenpeace activists halt movement, by climbing up the mooring ropes of the single-hulled oil tanker Byzantioin the port of Rotterdam, The Netherlands yesterday

Local people clean up crude oil spilled from

Image | 18 November, 2002 at 1:00

Local people clean up crude oil spilled from the stricken 'Prestige' oil tanker on the beach at Malpica, Galacia, Spain.

Dropping booms

Image | 10 June, 2010 at 13:00

A ship drops line of booms in an effort to protect the beach from oil in Orange Beach, Alabama. Oil from the Deepwater Horizon wellhead in the Gulf of Mexico has started reaching the beaches in Alabama, Mississippi and Florida.

BP rebranded

Image | 1 August, 2010 at 20:09

Winner of the Greenpeace "behind the logo" competition where the public were asked to "create a more appropriate logo for BP than a shiny green sunflower."

Dalian oil spill in China

Image gallery | 28 July, 2010

Climbers in survival pod stop Arctic oil rig

Video | 29 May, 2011 at 19:05

Greenpeace activists scale the underside of the 53,000 tonne Leiv Eiriksson oil rig and secure an Arctic survival pod hanging 30 meters above freezing seas with enough food and water to stay put for ten days. Their action will prevent the rig...

Point Hope, Alaska and Shell's offshore drilling plans

Video | 31 July, 2012 at 19:00

The mayor and other residents of Point Hope, Alaska share their concerns about Shell's offshore drilling plans in the Arctic. Residents of this town, also known as "Tikigaq," have survived for generations off the bounty of the Chukchi Sea, which...

Discovering Abundant Corals at Shell's Arctic Drill Site

Video | 2 August, 2012 at 11:40

During the first research submarine dive in the Chukchi Sea, Greenpeace marine biologist John Hocevar discovered abundant Gersemia rubiformis corals, also known as sea raspberry, where Shell hopes to begin Arctic offshore drilling this summer.

Bird affected by the crude oil spilled from

Image | 18 November, 2002 at 1:00

Bird affected by the crude oil spilled from the stricken 'Prestige' oil tanker on the beach at Valcovo, Galacia, Spain.

Water sampling in the Gulf of Mexico

Image | 22 September, 2010 at 16:25

22 September 2010 - Gulf of Mexico. The CTD unit (conductivity, temperature & depth) is lowered off the Greenpeace ship, MY Arctic Sunrise. The crew and scientists will work 30 straight hours deploying and recovering the CTD then retrieving water...

Kumi Naidoo leads from the front

Video | 18 June, 2011 at 19:24

Kumi Naidoo- the global head of Greenpeace - braves a freezing water cannon deluge to scale a massive Arctic oil rig. See the action and hear from Kumi about why he chose to make a brave personal stand against the madness of Arctic oil drilling.

Sea otter at rehabilitation centre in Valdez

Image | 30 March, 1989 at 2:00

Sea otter at rehabilitation centre in Valdez after Exxon Valdez oil spill.

Sea otter at rehabilitation centre in Valdez

Image | 30 March, 1989 at 2:00

Sea otter at rehabilitation centre in Valdez after Exxon Valdez oil spill.

Dr

Image | 11 March, 2004 at 1:00

Dr. Rick Steiner, Marine Biologist, University of Alaska, examines oil left from the Exxon Valdez oil spill 15 years later, at Rua Cove.

Close up of the oil still present 15 years

Image | 11 March, 2004 at 1:00

Close up of the oil still present 15 years after the original spill. Dr. Rick Steiner, Marine Biologist, University of Alaska, examines oil left from the Exxon Valdez oil spill 15 years later, at Rua Cove.

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