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Greenpeace volunteers hold papayas and American

Image | 31 July, 2008 at 3:00

Greenpeace volunteers hold papayas and American flags in front of the administrative Court symbolising that the GE papaya patent is held by the US.

Activists take the message "Ban illegal timber"

Image | 3 July, 2008 at 2:00

Activists take the message "Ban illegal timber" to the EU Commission Headquarters.

Crew of Turkish fishing vessel throw lead

Image | 30 May, 2008 at 2:00

Crew of Turkish fishing vessel throw lead weights at Greenpeace vessel shortly before ramming the vessel midships.

The car industry is still trapped in the

Image | 26 May, 2008 at 2:00

The car industry is still trapped in the "dinosaur dynamic" of building ever-faster and increasingly powerful gas-guzzlers at the expense of the climate.

Greenpeace activists take action against

Image | 20 April, 2008 at 2:00

Greenpeace activists take action against US tuna purse seiner Cape Finisterre, part of the overfishing problem in the Pacific.

10 April 2008

Image | 10 April, 2008 at 2:00

10 April 2008 - PARIS, FRANCEGreenpeace activists parody French President Nicolas Sarkozy and Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel as bride and groom on the Champs Elysée in Paris. With this parody wedding, Greenpeace is highlighting the danger...

Two Greenpeace activists this evening unfurled

Image | 11 November, 2007 at 1:00

Two Greenpeace activists this evening unfurled a banner reading “Stop Nuclear Madness – Energy Revolution Now“ during the opening ceremony of the World Energy Congress attended by Romano Prodi, Italian Prime Minister. Greenpeace is critical of...

Greenpeace activists protesting the ship

Image | 16 November, 2007 at 1:00

Greenpeace activists protesting the ship "Front Driver" loaded with 153.000 tons of coal, 15 miles outside Valencia. The "Front Driver" is heading towards Tarragona.

Activists painting the coal ship "C

Image | 14 November, 2007 at 1:00

Activists painting the coal ship "C.Summit" in Tarragona. Greenpeace denounces the Spanish energy policy that still relies hevily in fossil fuels.

Hundreds of people stood together to create

Image | 30 November, 2007 at 1:00

Hundreds of people stood together to create an image of " Clean Energy Now with a human wind turbine" on the site of a proposed nuclear power plant in the town of Muria . The Indonesian government is forging ahead with plans to build its first...

Activists painting the coal ship "C

Image | 14 November, 2007 at 1:00

Activists painting the coal ship "C.Summit" in Tarragona. Greenpeace denounces the Spanish energy policy that still relies hevily in fossil fuels.

Greenpeace activists protesting the ship

Image | 16 November, 2007 at 1:00

Greenpeace activists protesting the ship "Front Driver" loaded with 153.000 tons of coal, 15 miles outside Valencia. The "Front Driver" is heading towards Tarragona.

Twenty Greenpeace activists stop the spread

Image | 26 July, 2007 at 3:00

Twenty Greenpeace activists stop the spread of genetically engineered maize pollen on an experimental field near Arnhem by putting plastic bags over the male flowers of the plants. They also mark the field with warning ribbon and place a banner...

Greenpeace's flagship

Image | 9 October, 2005 at 3:00

Greenpeace's flagship, the Rainbow Warrior in Hong Kong's famous Victoria _Harbor to launch the 'Asia Energy Revolution Tour'.

Anti

Image | 2 May, 2005 at 2:00

Anti-nuclear weapons action depicts a skeletal Statue of Liberty emerging from a nuclear bomb.

Greenpeace activists and coal

Image | 28 April, 2005 at 3:00

Greenpeace activists and coal-impacted community representatives hold a parody of China Light and Power's annual report which was distributed at the AGM of CLP, one of Asia's largest power utilities.

Action at Mt. Rushmore.

Image | 8 July, 2009 at 2:00

08 July - USA. Climbers rappel down the face of Mount Rushmore National Memorial in Keystone, SD, to unfurl a banner that challenges President Obama to show leadership on global warming. Obama was at the G8 meeting in Italy to discuss the global...

Greenpeace International has won two prizes

Image | 10 February, 2006 at 1:00

Greenpeace International has won two prizes at the prestigious World Press Photo awards for images depicting the drought in the Amazon last year and the lingering effects of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster.The photographs were taken by Greenpeace...

“Time is Running Out to Stop Global Warming”

Image | 23 March, 2009 at 2:00

Greenpeace China projects a message onto Yong Ding Gate that reads in English:“Time is Running Out to Stop Global Warming”

Climate change alert banner in Salvador

Image | 6 March, 2009 at 1:00

Greenpeace activists hang a climate change alert banner on Elevador Lacerda in Salvador, which is one of most important architectural and tourist sites in Brazil 6th March 2009.

British comedian Alistair McGowan

Image | 13 January, 2009 at 1:00

British comedian Alistair McGowan stands at a plot of land in Sipson near Heathrow airport, site of the planned third runway project. The land earmarked by the Government for the construction of a third runway at Heathrow airport has been bought...

A pod of dolphins are pictured in the Ligurian

Image | 7 August, 2008 at 3:00

A pod of dolphins are pictured in the Ligurian Sea, Pelagos whale sanctuary, swimming close to the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise, 7 August 2008, 20 miles off the north coast of Corsica France.

Greenpeace activists paint 'Forest Destruction

Image | 4 September, 2008 at 3:00

Greenpeace activists paint 'Forest Destruction, Climate Crime, Moratorium Now' on barges holding illegally felled trees in Paia port, Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Thursday 4th September 2008.

Greenpeace activists in inflatables targeted

Image | 28 July, 2008 at 3:00

Greenpeace activists in inflatables targeted a queue of almost 50 coal ships at Hay Point port in Queensland and are currently painting them with climate change protest messages.

Greenpeace activists project anti

Image | 22 May, 2008 at 3:00

Greenpeace activists project anti-nuclear slogans from a boat in Prague’s Vltava River during the formal dinner attended by delegates to the European Nuclear Energy Forum.

Greenpeace activists checks on juvenile yellowfin

Image | 9 May, 2008 at 3:00

Greenpeace activists checks on juvenile yellowfin and skipjack tuna in the hold of Philippine mothership the Kenken 888, Western Central Pacific, Ocean.

Sixty Greenpeace volunteers

Image | 21 April, 2008 at 2:00

Sixty Greenpeace volunteers, many in full orang-utan costumes, are currently overrunning and occupying the Unilever factory in Port Sunlight, near Liverpool. Eight teams of activists have scaled perimeter fences, entered the plant at different...

Activists from Greenpeace Japan meet the

Image | 15 April, 2008 at 3:00

Activists from Greenpeace Japan meet the whaling factory ship Nisshin Maru with a banner saying "FAILED" as it arrives in Tokyo,

Greenpeace activists entered a genetically

Image | 16 March, 2008 at 1:00

Greenpeace activists entered a genetically engineered (GE) canola (oilseed rape) field trial and unfurled a giant 20m x 30m banner reading 'GE CANOLA KNOWS NO BORDERS'. The action comes two days after the New South Wales (NSW) Government...

Greenpeace activists protest on a barge containing

Image | 28 February, 2008 at 1:00

Greenpeace activists protest on a barge containing contaminated illegal GM rice shipped from the US in the harbour of Rotterdam. The environmental organisation released a report today, which reveals systematic contamination of food, feed and...

First sighting of the Yushin Maru

Image | 12 January, 2008 at 1:00

First sighting of the Yushin Maru, a catcher boat of the Japanese whaling fleet in the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary by the Esperanza.

Greenpeace activists deploy a banner outside

Image | 28 June, 2007 at 3:00

Greenpeace activists deploy a banner outside the Environment Council in Luxembourg, to call on ministers entering the meeting to "Protect Europe from GM food risks". The Council will discuss flaws in the EU risk assessment process applied to...

Greenpeace divers chained the propeller of

Image | 18 June, 2007 at 3:00

Greenpeace divers chained the propeller of the notorious Russian flagged fish freezer vessel Mumrinskiy to the quayside in the Dutch port of Eemshaven and launched a floating banner reading 'Scrap the Pirate'. Greenpeace is calling on the Dutch...

Greenpeace builds Noah's Ark on Mount Ararat

Image | 22 May, 2007 at 3:00

Greenpeace builds Noah's Ark on Mount Ararat, the biblical mountain, as a warning of impending climate disaster. Work has already begun on constructing a new Noah's Ark on Mount Ararat at an elevation of 2,500 meters. Measuring ten by four...

Greenpeace activists take direct action for

Image | 14 May, 2007 at 3:00

Greenpeace activists take direct action for the second time in three days to halt North Sea trawlers fishing cod towards extinction.They put a swimmer in front of two Scottish trawlers, Demares and Carisanne II, who were dragging a huge net...

Greenpeace Activists assemble a four

Image | 18 April, 2007 at 3:00

Greenpeace Activists assemble a four-meter replica of a smole-spewing coal plant at the main entrance of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) headquarters in Manila, Philippines. The Banks has been under heavy criticism lately for extensively funding...

Greenpeace activists float a 50 feet 'lifebelt'

Image | 4 April, 2007 at 3:00

Greenpeace activists float a 50 feet 'lifebelt' bearing message 'S.O.S CLIMA' (S.O.S Climate) off Copacabana Beach, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil . Rio de Janeiro is one of the Brazilian cities more vulnerable to the rising of the ocean level, which...

On Valentine's Day

Image | 14 February, 2007 at 1:00

On Valentine's Day, Greenpeace protests during the second day of the "International Whaling Commission Normalisation Meeting." The meeting was called by Japan and supported by pro-whaling nations. Outside the venue, Greenpeace Japan tries to...

Greenpeace activists dump four tonnes of

Image | 2 February, 2007 at 1:00

Greenpeace activists dump four tonnes of coal on the doorstep of Tony Blair's environment department and branded the PM a climate failure.The action coincides with this morning's Paris press conference at which the latest assessment of the UN's...

Greenpeace activists protest in front of

Image | 17 January, 2007 at 1:00

Greenpeace activists protest in front of the Finnish government building in Helsinki. The government is entering its last month in the office and gets a poor report card from Greenpeace, due to promoting the opening of uranium mines in Finland,...

Greenpeace volunteers man the high profile

Image | 26 October, 2006 at 3:00

Greenpeace volunteers man the high profile 'Green my Apple' stall at the MacExpo in Olympia, Kensington, London, persuading Mac fans to challenge Apple to go green. The stall was later shut down at the start of the 3 day expo. The Greenpeace...

Image shows dismantling of laptops to enable

Image | 21 August, 2006 at 3:00

Image shows dismantling of laptops to enable testing of individual components and materials for a range of hazardous substances as part of a Greenpeace study ‘Toxic Chemicals in Computers Exposed’ that revealed the presence of toxic substances in...

A large purse seiner comes dangerously close

Image | 23 August, 2006 at 3:00

A large purse seiner comes dangerously close alongside the Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior in an intimidating move.Greenpeace’s flagship the Rainbow Warrior is prevented from docking in the port of Marseille, as the port authority revoked its...

A local fisherman standing ankle deep in

Image | 18 August, 2006 at 3:00

A local fisherman standing ankle deep in oil spilled on the beaches near his home. 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...

Genetically Engineered (GE) maize field in

Image | 27 July, 2006 at 3:00

Genetically Engineered (GE) maize field in Southern France with a giant 'crop circle' with an 'X' in the GE maize, marking the field as a contamination zone. The action was in response to a ruling by a French court in which Greenpeace France was...

The Greenpeace ship Rainbow Warrior leaves

Image | 19 July, 2006 at 3:00

The Greenpeace ship Rainbow Warrior leaves Istanbul harbor carrying a peace message to address the recent escalation of the conflict in the Middle East.The Rainbow Warrior is in the Mediterranean for a three month ship tour taking action on the...

Community leaders from Isabela

Image | 29 June, 2006 at 3:00

Community leaders from Isabela, Philippines, and Greenpeace activists, wearing gas masks, blocked the gates of the Philippine National Oil Company (PNOC) compound, in Taguig City, south of Manila, with signs showing skulls, symbolizing how coal...

Greenpeace activists climbed the E

Image | 13 June, 2006 at 3:00

Greenpeace activists climbed the E.ON electricity supplier in Maasvlakte, the Netherlands, and painted the text: "Smoking kills". Greenpeace warns against the devastating consequences of allowing coal power plants to continue functioning in Europe.

Greenpeace activists from Germany

Image | 29 May, 2006 at 3:00

Greenpeace activists from Germany, The Netherlands, Switzerland, Belgium, Japan and France entered the Centre Stockage de la Manche (CSM) nuclear dumpsite at La Hague in Normandy, France, to demand the removal and decontamination of the dumpsite...

A ship carrying over a thousand cubic metres

Image | 11 May, 2006 at 3:00

A ship carrying over a thousand cubic metres of plywood destructively logged from one of the world’s most threatened rainforests, the Paradise Forests of Asia Pacific, was met with a protest by Greenpeace activists.

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