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Over 100 activists occupy 4 coal plants in

Image | 8 July, 2009 at 2:00

Over 100 activists occupy 4 coal plants in Italy during the G8 summit.

Olusosum Dump Site, Lagos

Image | 21 November, 2008 at 1:00

A man carries a rusted piece of metal through the Olusosum dump site. The site is government run by the agency Lagos Waste Management Authority ( LAWMA ) and is one of 6 sites taking in general waste from all over Lagos.

Greenpeace climbers prepare to spend the

Image | 2 December, 2008 at 1:00

Greenpeace climbers prepare to spend the night on top of the Pątnów power coal fired power station chimney near Konin, western Poland.

Greenpeace opens a Climate Rescue Station

Image | 12 November, 2008 at 1:00

Greenpeace opens a Climate Rescue Station on the edge of an open coal mine in Poland. Coal the single greatest threat facing our climate. Poland uses coal to produce 93% of its electricity. The Station has been set up in the run up to crucial UN...

Activists from the Greenpeace ship 'Esperanza'

Image | 3 September, 2008 at 3:00

Activists from the Greenpeace ship 'Esperanza', and assisted by local land owners, halt the loading of illegally logged trees onto the 'Harbour Gemini' ship from the rainforests of Papua New Guinea, in Paia inlet, Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea.

Bundle of electronic cables and other electrical

Image | 4 August, 2008 at 3:00

Bundle of electronic cables and other electrical components that are burned to melt off the plastic and reclaim the copper wiring.

Hundreds of residents from the province of

Image | 9 July, 2008 at 3:00

Hundreds of residents from the province of Prachuab Khirikhan, 350 Kms south of Bangkok, join Greenpeace activists and the crew of Rainbow Warrior to form a human installation proclaiming ‘Quit Coal’ at Thapsakae beach July 9, 2008.

The pirate fishing vessel

Image | 7 July, 2008 at 2:00

The pirate fishing vessel, Luna Rossa, cut off its illegal driftnet and fled from the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise.

Activists from Greenpeace flagship

Image | 24 May, 2008 at 3:00

Activists from Greenpeace flagship, Rainbow Warrior, paint "Quit Coal" on the hull of 223-meter ship MV Sam John Spirit standing by to unload its cargo at the Pagbilao coal power plant in Quezon province, around 300 kms south of Manila 24 May 2008.

Mediterranean Sea

Image | 12 May, 2008 at 3:00

Mediterranean Sea, Arctic SunriseCrew of the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise confiscate a length of illegal driftnet from the Italian fishing vessel Diomede II, fishing off the coast of Sicily in the Mediterranean Sea. Greenpeace has called on the...

Activists demand illegal whale meat aboard

Image | 29 March, 2008 at 1:00

Activists demand illegal whale meat aboard thePanamanian-flagged Oriental Bluebird be refused by customs. Greenpeaceprovided Japanese officials with documentary evidence of meat beingtransferred at sea from the whaling fleet in the Southern Ocean...

Greenpeace activists board a cargo ship entering

Image | 17 March, 2008 at 1:00

Greenpeace activists board a cargo ship entering the port of Caen, France. The ship is loaded with timber sourced from companies with links to illegal logging operations in the Amazon. The action exposes Europe’s role in fuelling the destruction...

Greenpeace activists wave post

Image | 14 March, 2008 at 1:00

Greenpeace activists wave post-harvest rice stalks at the Philippine Department of Agriculture in Manila, to remind the government to keep the country's rice supply free of risky contamination from genetically modified (GMO) varieties. The...

Activists from the Greenpeace ship MV Arctic

Image | 9 March, 2008 at 1:00

Activists from the Greenpeace ship MV Arctic Sunrise write “Stolen wood” on the site of the Chinese ship HUA TUO carrying timber from destructive logging in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

A destroyed Brazilian nut tree field (castanheira)

Image | 17 February, 2008 at 1:00

A destroyed Brazilian nut tree field (castanheira) in the Amazon rainforest.An analysis provided by Greenpeace and a recent photo documentation show how the Lula Government’s forest protection ‘Action Plan’ failed to stop the record-breaking...

Thousands of people joined a rally in protest

Image | 5 March, 2008 at 1:00

Thousands of people joined a rally in protest against a proposed 164 MW coal fired power plant which would contribute to global climate change and lock the country in a dirty energy cycle for years to come.

Greenpeace activists light up the rooms of

Image | 19 May, 2007 at 2:00

Greenpeace activists light up the rooms of the luxury hotel 'Le Meridien' in the heart of India's capital, New Delhi to read 'CUT CO2'. Greenpeace is calling for urgent action to fight climate change - the biggest environmental threat facing the...

The Japanese Environment Minister Ichiro

Image | 11 December, 2007 at 1:00

The Japanese Environment Minister Ichiro Kamoshita (R) cuts a 10th anniversary Birthday Cake initiated by the youth group Greenpeace- Solar Generation at the UN Climate Change Conference in Bali, 11 December 2007 surrounded by press. .

Greenpeace and Bharatiya Kisan Farmers Union

Image | 6 November, 2007 at 1:00

Greenpeace and Bharatiya Kisan Farmers Union unfurl a giant banner in a rice field 25 km from Lucknow, sending out a clear message to the authorities from Mahura kalan, against any genetically engineered rice field trials in the region. The...

Greenpeace activist Wiwid Astuti works with

Image | 29 October, 2007 at 1:00

Greenpeace activist Wiwid Astuti works with more than 30 Greenpeace volunteers and people from the nearby village of Kuala Cenaku in an attempt to halt drainage by constructing dams on the peatland canals. By halting drainage operations, the dams...

Greenpeace activists hang a 12 by 3 metre

Image | 23 October, 2007 at 3:00

Greenpeace activists hang a 12 by 3 metre banner reading “Ban GMO’s NOW” on the Arc de Triomphe in Paris urging the French government to ban genetically modified organisms. The government is expected to decide in the next few days on the future...

Over ninety Greenpeace activists blockade

Image | 7 August, 2007 at 3:00

Over ninety Greenpeace activists blockade the gates of Surya light bulb manufacturing factory, using chains and armlocks. As part of its ‘Ban the Bulb’ campaign, Greenpeace is calling on leading bulb manufacturers to shift production from...

Dead bluefin tuna underwater

Image | 15 June, 2007 at 3:00

Dead bluefin tuna underwater.Greenpeace is calling on the countries of the Mediterranean to protect bluefin tuna with marine reserves in their breeding and feeding areas. They would become part of a global network of marine reserves across 40% of...

Dead bluefin tuna underwater

Image | 15 June, 2007 at 3:00

Dead bluefin tuna underwater.Greenpeace is calling on the countries of the Mediterranean to protect bluefin tuna with marine reserves in their breeding and feeding areas. They would become part of a global network of marine reserves across 40% of...

People took to the streets in Buenos Aires

Image | 27 May, 2007 at 3:00

People took to the streets in Buenos Aires, Argentina and in more than 50 locations around the world for the Big Blue March, voicing their support for the world's whales, and calling for an end to commercial whaling. The International Whaling...

Over two hundred people use their bodies

Image | 27 May, 2007 at 3:00

Over two hundred people use their bodies to depict a humpback whale and spell out the word Defend as a message to governments from around the world gathering in Anchorage for the annual International Whaling Commission meeting. During a day of...

Greenpeace activists display whales and dolphins

Image | 21 May, 2007 at 3:00

Greenpeace activists display whales and dolphins that have been drowned in nets and killed by ship strike with a banner messages reading 'ANOTHER 300,000 DEAD - DEFEND THE WHALES' in the centre of Berlin, Germany.Greenpeace is highlighting a...

Greenpeace activists light up the rooms of

Image | 19 May, 2007 at 3:00

Greenpeace activists light up the rooms of the luxury hotel 'Le Meridien' in the heart of India's capital, New Delhi to read 'CUT CO2'. Greenpeace is calling for urgent action to fight climate change - the biggest environmental threat facing the...

Greenpeace activists abseiled off the top

Image | 7 May, 2007 at 3:00

Greenpeace activists abseiled off the top of the Crowne Plaza hotel in Port Moresby, where delegates were gathering for the start of the 42nd International Tropical Timber Organization’s (ITTO) committee meeting, and unfurled a banner which read...

Greenpeace activists on a crane of the Electricite'

Image | 27 April, 2007 at 3:00

Greenpeace activists on a crane of the Electricite' de France's (EDF) proposed new European Pressurized Water Reactor (EPR) on the second day of action against the construction site. Thirty activists from six European nations halted the...

On the anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster

Image | 26 April, 2007 at 3:00

On the anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster, Greenpeace activists hang a banner reading 'Stop EPR' from a crane at the site of the Electricite' de France's (EDF) proposed new European Pressurized Water Reactor (EPR). Thirty activists from six...

Greenpeace activists display a banner reading

Image | 24 April, 2007 at 3:00

Greenpeace activists display a banner reading 'Is your seafood sustainable?' at the front entrance of the European Seafood Exposition. Greenpeace is challenging the exhibitors and attendees at the exhibition to consider the sustainability of the...

Greenpeace activist displays a banner at

Image | 11 April, 2007 at 17:50

Greenpeace activist displays a banner at the European HQ of the World Bank in Paris.40 million people depend on the DRC's rainforest. Few benefit from logging. The World Bank admits that in the last three years, none of the forest area taxes paid...

The fire

Image | 23 March, 2007 at 1:00

The fire-damaged whaling factory ship, the Nisshin Maru enters Tokyo's bay.Greenpeace's ship, Esperanza, was in the Antarctic to stop the hunt in the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary, but instead stayed with the Nisshin Maru, assisting with safety...

Greenpeace activists protest in front of

Image | 22 March, 2007 at 1:00

Greenpeace activists protest in front of the largest pulp producers in Europe, Botnia, to demand a stop to the destruction of ancient forests in Northern Lapland. At the same time, activists launched a protest at the nearby Stora Enso paper mill,...

Greenpeace volunteers scale a crane next

Image | 13 March, 2007 at 1:00

Greenpeace volunteers scale a crane next to Big Ben, London, UK, and hang a banner reading 'TONY LOVES WMD'. The protest comes as MPs prepare to vote tomorrow on whether to renew Britain¹s nuclear weapons system and commitBritain to nuclear arms...

Greenpeace activists stage a protest in front

Image | 18 February, 2007 at 1:00

Greenpeace activists stage a protest in front of the Knesset, the Israeli Parliament, while a tour to advance a nuclear-free Middle-East is launched in Iran on the Rainbow Warrior, the Greenpeace flagship. Greenpeace is calling for urgent...

Randa Mirza

Image | 18 February, 2007 at 1:00

Randa Mirza, a crew member from Lebanon, watches the Rainbow Warrior sailing 20 miles from the port of Bushehr, Iran. Plans had been made to hold a press conference in Iran to present the results of research into different energy options for...

Greenpeace activists protest outside the

Image | 15 February, 2007 at 1:00

Greenpeace activists protest outside the opening of the France Afrique Summit in Cannes, a conference of heads of state of France and Africa. The activists climbed a crane and hung a banner reading "Non-pillage des Forêts Africaines," which...

Greenpeace activists

Image | 13 February, 2007 at 1:00

Greenpeace activists, dressed as a whale and wearing a mask of the face of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, protest outside the first day of the "International Whaling Comission Normalisation Meeting." The meeting was called by Japan and...

Greenpeace activists stretch a petition containing

Image | 5 February, 2007 at 1:00

Greenpeace activists stretch a petition containing one million signatures around the European Commission headquarters in Brussels, in protest of the use of GMOs in animal feed. A loop hole in European law allows for this practice which Greenpeace...

Greenpeace activists dress as entrepreneurs

Image | 24 January, 2007 at 1:00

Greenpeace activists dress as entrepreneurs and enact a ‘street market’ auction under a banner stating "Indonesia’s Forests on sale" and a map of forest areas to be auctioned to highlight the Indonesia Forestry Ministry’s latest plans of...

Greenpeace activists protest in front of

Image | 10 January, 2007 at 1:00

Greenpeace activists protest in front of the German Chancellery in Berlin, against the Japanese whaling policy while the Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is visiting the German Chancellor Angela Merkel.Greenpeace is calling on the Japanese...

A Greenpeace activist chained to heavy machinery

Image | 5 December, 2006 at 1:00

A Greenpeace activist chained to heavy machinery talks to a construction worker at the illegal construction site of the 'Puerto Los Cabos' coastal property development in Baja California Sur, Mexico. Damage to the surrounding wetlands from the...

A tearful wife of a whaler bids farewell

Image | 15 November, 2006 at 1:00

A tearful wife of a whaler bids farewell to the Japanese whaling fleet leaving Shimonoseki, bound for the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary with plans to harpoon 935 mink whales and 10 endangered fin whales, before returning to Japan in March 2007.

Thirty Greenpeace activists occupy the Didcot

Image | 2 November, 2006 at 1:00

Thirty Greenpeace activists occupy the Didcot coal-fired powerstation. The Didcot site is the second most polluting power station in Britain - two thirds of the energy it generates is wasted. Greenpeace is demanding that the Government phases out...

Composite image of 3 pictures showing glacier

Image | 2 November, 2006 at 1:00

Composite image of 3 pictures showing glacier retreat from 1948 to 2006.From left to right: 1948, 2002, 2006

31 October 2006

Image | 22 September, 2006 at 2:00

31 October 2006 - Greenpeace activists sunbath on the glacier of the Marmolada mountain in the Dolomites Alps in Northern Italy, to demonstrate how the temperatures have risen in recent times. The glacier has retreated 650 meters in the last 60...

Toothbrushes are lined up on Kahuku beach

Image | 26 October, 2006 at 3:00

Toothbrushes are lined up on Kahuku beach, Honolulu, Hawaii. Greenpeace are highlighting the threat that plastic poses to the world's oceans.

The word 'trash' is spelt out using golf

Image | 26 October, 2006 at 3:00

The word 'trash' is spelt out using golf balls on Kahuku beach, Honolulu, Hawaii. The wide variety of items shown in this image highlight the diverse range of sources from which the plastics in our oceans originate. Greenpeace are highlighting...

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