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Greenpeace activists paint a symbolic crack

Image | 25 October, 2006 at 3:00

Greenpeace activists paint a symbolic crack on the 31 year old aging reactor dome at the Tihange Nuclear Plant in Belgium. Greenpeace is protesting against the 'out of date' Belgian nuclear reactors, and highlights the safety-risks involved.

An endangered fin whale is brought to the

Image | 22 October, 2006 at 3:00

An endangered fin whale is brought to the harbor of Hvalfjörour, Iceland. The fin whale is the first kill by Iceland and marks the resumption to commercial whaling for the country.

Greenpeace activists mark a 50 metre crop

Image | 3 October, 2006 at 3:00

Greenpeace activists mark a 50 metre crop circle with a ‘Prohibited’ sign at the site of a genetically engineered maize field trial in Zuera, Northern Spain. The GE Maize field is only a short distance from commercial fields and poses a risk of...

Greenpeace activists create a gigantic 60

Image | 2 October, 2006 at 3:00

Greenpeace activists create a gigantic 60 metre "NO" sign crop circle in a maize field in the state of Estado de Mexico, Central Mexico. Greenpeace is demanding the Mexico Government reject proposals to break a long standing moratorium against...

Aerial view of a crop circle made by local

Image | 1 October, 2006 at 3:00

Aerial view of a crop circle made by local farmers and Greenpeace volunteers in Isabela province, 300 km northeast of Manila on 30 September 2006. The crop circle, with a slash over the letter 'M' symbolizes farmer's rejection of genetically-modif...

A Greenpeace team has investigated and documented

Image | 24 August, 2006 at 3:00

A Greenpeace team has investigated and documented the forest fires in Sumatra, Indonesia, which have now become an annual phenomenon, thanks to the effects of unsustainable logging, and are the cause of a thick smog-like haze over the entire...

Forest fires in Sumatra

Image | 25 August, 2006 at 3:00

Forest fires in Sumatra, Indonesia, have now become an annual phenomenon, thanks to the effects of unsustainable logging, and are the cause of a thick smog-like haze over the entire region which threatens the health of millions of people and adds...

Greenpeace activists from the MY Rainbow

Image | 30 August, 2006 at 3:00

Greenpeace activists from the MY Rainbow Warrior form a symbolic 'tuna graveyard' with mock crosses and desplay a banner saying 'SOS Mediterranean' inside a tuna ranch in Cartagena, Southeast Spain.The environmental organisation has called for...

Greenpeace activists post a warning sign

Image | 24 August, 2006 at 3:00

Greenpeace activists post a warning sign where water contaminated by the Lafayette mine on Rapu Rapu Island, Philippines, enters the pristine waters of Albany Gulf.

Greenpeace activists protest against the

Image | 10 August, 2006 at 3:00

Greenpeace activists protest against the contamination of Mexico's maize supply from genetically engineered (GE) maize. Greenpeace and professional crop circle makers from the UK created a 65m. "crop circle" question mark in a maize field in...

A huge area of 1645 hectares in Gleba do

Image | 20 February, 2006 at 2:00

A huge area of 1645 hectares in Gleba do Pacoval, 100km from Santarem, Amazon, illegally logged to clear land for soya plantations.

Greenpeace activists scale the Admiralty

Image | 12 July, 2006 at 2:00

Greenpeace activists scale the Admiralty Arch wing of the Cabinet Office in protest against the UK Government's use of illegally logged timber, sourced from the rainforests of Papua New Guinea, in the building's refurbishment.

As EU Environment ministers discuss in Luxembourg

Image | 27 June, 2006 at 3:00

As EU Environment ministers discuss in Luxembourg the failures of the EU to properly evaluate risks of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and to apply the precautionary principle, Greenpeace activists erect in front of the Council building 25...

Greenpeace activists arrested in a protest

Image | 21 June, 2006 at 3:00

Greenpeace activists arrested in a protest the previous day are taken to the court house in Basseterre, Saint Kitts on 21 June 2006.

Turkish fishermen fishing with a purse seine

Image | 19 June, 2006 at 3:00

Turkish fishermen fishing with a purse seine net transfer live bluefin tuna from the fishing net to a transport cage before transporting the fish back to fish farms in Turkey. There the tuna are fattened before being sold to the Japanese market.

Policemen look out at the Greenpeace ship

Image | 20 June, 2006 at 3:00

Policemen look out at the Greenpeace ship, the MY Arctic Sunrise, from the beach in North Frigate Bay, Saint Kitts. The ship has been banned from St. Kitts waters when it arrived last weekend prior to the start of the IWC (International Whaling...

During the IWC meeting Greenpeace activists

Image | 20 June, 2006 at 3:00

During the IWC meeting Greenpeace activists attempted a demonstration where they would install a symbolic whale tail graveyard on the beach before St. Kitts security stopped them.

Greenpeace activists entered the NATO site

Image | 8 June, 2006 at 3:00

Greenpeace activists entered the NATO site in Brussels, Belgium, and held a banner reading "Nukes out of NATO" on the organisation’s symbol statue. Other activists carried a full size replica of a US B61 nuclear bomb and blocked the entrance of...

The day before World Oceans Day

Image | 7 June, 2006 at 3:00

The day before World Oceans Day, Greenpeace reveals the shocking fact that every four seconds marine life, in an area of ocean floor the size of ten football fields, is wiped out by high seas bottom trawlers.Volunteers, in true football style,...

Greenpeace activists welcome French prime

Image | 5 June, 2006 at 3:00

Greenpeace activists welcome French prime minister Dominic de Villepin to Finland. De Villepin will also visit the construction site of the 'Olkiluoto-3' reactor which is supplied by the French state-controlled nuclear group Areva.

o2805061/229 May 2006

Image | 28 May, 2006 at 3:00

o2805061/229 May 2006 - Mediterranean Sea, SpainGreenpeace divers with underwater banner reading 'Where have all the tunagone' in Balearic Islands, Spain - a breeding ground for the bluefin tuna.©Greenpeace/Gavin Newman

Greenpeace volunteers remove genetically

Image | 26 May, 2006 at 3:00

Greenpeace volunteers remove genetically modified contaminated fruit from a Puna farm on Big Island Hawaii.

Greenpeace activists dump nearly four tonnes

Image | 22 May, 2006 at 3:00

Greenpeace activists dump nearly four tonnes of soya at the entrance of Cargillís European Headquarters where the company's managers organise the shipping of hundreds of thousands of tonnes of Amazon soya to Europe. Soya expansion is one of the...

"Amazonia is burning for our food"

Image | 28 May, 2006 at 3:00

"Amazonia is burning for our food". 300 Greenpeace activists covering 2000 trees with flame posters to demonstrate against destructive logging for soya plantations in the Brazilian Amazon area.

The Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise is pushed

Image | 19 May, 2006 at 3:00

The Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise is pushed away by Cargill's facility ship during a protest against the company's illegal soya port in the Amazon rainforest. Soya expansion is one of the leading causes of deforestation in the Amazon. The soya...

Cargill hoses Greenpeace activists with water

Image | 19 May, 2006 at 3:00

Cargill hoses Greenpeace activists with water cannons while they were protesting against the company's illegal soya port in the Amazon rainforest. Soya expansion is one of the leading causes of deforestation in the Amazon. The soya is exported to...

Greenpeace activists display a banner reading

Image | 22 May, 2006 at 3:00

Greenpeace activists display a banner reading 'Cargill out' in a protest against Cargill's illegal soya port in the Amazon rainforest. Soya expansion is one of the leading causes of deforestation in the Amazon. The soya is exported to Europe for...

Greenpeace volunteers displayed a 300 square

Image | 17 May, 2006 at 3:00

Greenpeace volunteers displayed a 300 square metre banner on a soya plantation grown in the heart of the Amazon rainforest, accusing fast food company KFC of Amazon crimes. KFC is fuelling the destruction of the Amazon by selling cheap chicken...

Greenpeace activists protest against US commodities

Image | 17 May, 2006 at 3:00

Greenpeace activists protest against US commodities giant Cargill, at its illegal soya export facility in the heart of the Amazon rainforest, which supplies fast food company KFC with animal feed in Europe. They held up a banner saying ‘Cargill...

Greenpeace activist parachutes over a deforested

Image | 10 May, 2006 at 3:00

Greenpeace activist parachutes over a deforested area in Belterra, in the west region of Para state, with the message "100% Crime", to protest against the soy expansion which is leading illegal deforestation, land grabbing and violence against ...

Greenpeace activists painted "forest crime"

Image | 29 April, 2006 at 3:00

Greenpeace activists painted "forest crime" on Cargill silo's and blocked the soyaship "Flecha", coming from the Amazon rainforest and ready to dock at Cargill in Amsterdam harbour.

Greenpeace activists hang a banner on a Cargill

Image | 29 April, 2006 at 3:00

Greenpeace activists hang a banner on a Cargill crane and painted "forest crime"on the side of the soyaship "Flecha", coming from the Amazon rainforest and ready to dock at Cargill in Amsterdam harbour.

Greenpeace activists deliver radioactive

Image | 24 April, 2006 at 3:00

Greenpeace activists deliver radioactive soil from a public area outside the exclusion zone at the site of the Chernobyl disaster to the headquarters of the International Atomic Energy Authority (IAEA). The activists carry a 250kg concrete...

Greenpeace activists come down from the crane

Image | 18 April, 2006 at 3:00

Greenpeace activists come down from the crane of the illegal cargo vessel Binar 4 after 6 days of blockade. The Binar 4, chinese owned under convenience flag of Panama, arrived in Las Palmas full of fish stolen from Guinean waters. The protest...

A loader sits atop a portion of the outward

Image | 11 April, 2006 at 3:00

A loader sits atop a portion of the outward bound shipment onboard the ship MV Ardhianto as it is being loaded with a large consignment of plywood from some of the world’s most endangered forests, the Paradise Forests of Asia Pacific.

Organic Spanish farmers are burning their

Image | 26 February, 2006 at 2:00

Organic Spanish farmers are burning their maize harvest after it was revealed that it had been contaminated by nearby fields of genetically engineered maize.

The future of the planet

Image | 16 March, 2006 at 1:00

Activists unfurled a banner from the famous Christ statue in Rio de Janeiro to call on governments to protect global biodiversity. March, 2006

Papuans welcome the Greenpeace flagship

Image | 14 March, 2006 at 1:00

Papuans welcome the Greenpeace flagship, Rainbow Warrior, which sailed into Papua, Indonesia, for the first time today on a mission to protect the Paradise Forests, the last ancient forests in Asia-Pacific, from illegal and destructive logging.

Greenpeace activists occupy an area in 1

Image | 6 March, 2006 at 1:00

Greenpeace activists occupy an area in 1,645 hectares of the Amazon that has been illegally deforested and unfurled a huge 2,500 square meter banner. The President of the Agricultural Producers Association in Santarem, – José Donizetti – is held...

Welcome at Mersby

Image | 28 February, 2006 at 1:00

'Mud men' perform traditional dances to welcome the arrival of the Greenpeace flagship the Rainbow Warrior in Port Moresby's harbour.

The BR

Image | 3 August, 2005 at 2:00

The BR-163 highway in the state of Para.The road cuts directly through the National Forest and is used for illegal logging operations and deforestation inside the protected area.

In a symbolic act

Image | 11 February, 2006 at 1:00

In a symbolic act, one year after Sister Dorothy Tsang assassination Greenpeace activists and community people erected 772 white crosses and 48 red. The white ones represent the rural workers assassinated in land conflicts over the last 33 years...

Press Conference onboard the MY Esperanza

Image | 2 February, 2006 at 1:00

Press Conference onboard the MY Esperanza. The ship has returned from the Southern Ocean where Greenpeace has been confronting the Japanese whaling fleet during the last 2 and a half months.

44 activists from the Greenpeace ships Esperanza

Image | 20 January, 2006 at 1:00

44 activists from the Greenpeace ships Esperanza and Arctic Sunrise appeal for help in their campaign to end whaling in the Southern Ocean Whale sanctuary, by spelling out the words `Help End Whaling!’ using their bodies.

44 activists from the Greenpeace ships Esperanza

Image | 20 January, 2006 at 1:00

44 activists from the Greenpeace ships Esperanza and Arctic Sunrise appeal for help in their campaign to end whaling in the Southern Ocean Whale sanctuary, by spelling out the words `Help End Whaling!’ using their bodies. After spending a month...

44 activists from the Greenpeace ships Esperanza

Image | 20 January, 2006 at 1:00

44 activists from the Greenpeace ships Esperanza and Arctic Sunrise appeal for help in their campaign to end whaling in the Southern Ocean Whale sanctuary, by spelling out the words `Help End Whaling!’ using their bodies. After spending a month...

Clobal Day Of Action

Image | 16 January, 2006 at 1:00

Clobal Day Of Action. Greenpeace demonstrates in Nathan Phillips Square in Toronto, Canada, against Japanese whaling activities in the Southern Ocean.

Clobal Day Of Action

Image | 16 January, 2006 at 1:00

Clobal Day Of Action. Greenpeaceace activists make a symbolic whale tail graveyard in opposition to the Japanese whaling in the Southern Ocean.

Greenpeace activists board the carrier ship

Image | 12 January, 2006 at 1:00

Greenpeace activists board the carrier ship Clemenceau 50 nautical miles off the coast of Egypt hanging a banner that reads 'Asbestos carrier stay out of India' .Greenpeace is protesting against the decommission of the Clemenceau, which has been...

Greenpeace activists board the carrier ship

Image | 12 January, 2006 at 1:00

Greenpeace activists board the carrier ship Clemenceau 50 nautical miles off the coast of Egypt hanging a banner that reads 'Asbestos carrier stay out of India' .Greenpeace is protesting against the decommission of the Clemenceau, which has been...

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