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Da Vinci's Vitruvian Man Recreated on Arctic Sea Ice

Image | 7 September, 2011 at 15:44

The crew of the Greenpeace icebreaker Arctic Sunrise help artist John Quigley recreate da Vinci's sketch The Vitruvian Man, from copper on the Arctic sea ice.

Nordica Icebreaker Action in Germany

Image | 7 May, 2012 at 12:39

Greenpeace activists intercept and protest against the Finnish icebreaker 'Nordica' in the Baltic Sea close to Ruegen in order to prevent the ship from heading to Shell’s Arctic oil drilling project in the north of Alaska. Activists in...

Arctic Sunrise 2012 aka Motley Crew Tour

Image | 29 June, 2012 at 17:47

From Left to Right - Thom Looney, Hu Haiquan, Miryam Justo, Yvette Sena Blankson, Bob Graham, Dr John Fletcher, Fredrick Lam. Launching from Svalbard, Norway, 78 degrees north of the equator, the ship begins a month-long expedition to the ice...

Polar bears hunt on the sea ice

Image | 11 September, 2012 at 16:30

The Greenpeace ship. Arctic Sunrise is on an expedition to the Arctic to document the lowest sea ice level on record. Scientists from the National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) release preliminary figures suggesting that Arctic sea ice has...

The settlement of Tasilaq in Greenland

Image | 2 September, 2009 at 17:42

The settlement of Tasilaq in Greenland where the Arctic Sunrise stopped to re-supply for its expedition.

Esperanza in the Arctic

Image | 23 June, 2010 at 12:38

The Esperanza sits in the Arctic Ocean against a floe of sea ice north of Svalbard. The ship stopped here to launch an ROV (remote Operated Vehicle) to film life in the ocean and the sea bed under the ice. As climate change causes the Arctic sea...

Polar bear

Image | 21 September, 2011 at 18:44

An adult polar bear that approached the Arctic Sunrise in the sea ice west of Svalbard. Polar bears are ever curious and will often approach ships that are frozen into or breaking through the sea ice.

Shell's Arctic Oil Drilling Plan

Image | 16 March, 2012 at 15:53

Greenpeace Nordic activists boarded the ice breakers Fennica and Nordica in Helsinki on 16 March. The activists protest against Shell's arctic oil drilling by dropping banners saying "Save the Arctic. Stop Shell". The government owned company...

Shard Ice Climb

Image | 11 July, 2013 at 14:30

The team who are climbing the Shard, London's tallest building, for the Save the Arctic campaign. The six women climbers are Sabine Huyghe (Belgium), Sandra Lamborn (Sweden), Victoria Henry (Canada), Ali Garrigan (UK), Wiola Smul (Poland) and...

Heart Made From Flags In The Arctic

Image | 14 September, 2012 at 16:30

The crew of the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise construct a 'heart' with the flags of the 193 country members of the United Nations on an ice floe north of the Arctic Circle. The 'heart' of flags is suspended by wires a few centimetres from the...

Associate scientist Fiamma Straneo from the

Image | 2 September, 2009 at 15:15

Associate scientist Fiamma Straneo from the physical oceanography department at Woods Hole Oceaonographic Institution, at work on the deck of the Arctic Sunrise.

Melt Water on the Petermann Glacier in Greenland

Image | 11 July, 2009 at 3:00

A lake of melt water on the surface of the Petermann glacier. The surface of the glacier is covered with pools and lakes like this.

The Esperanza films in the Arctic Ocean

Image | 23 June, 2010 at 2:37

The Esperanza sits in the Arctic Ocean against a floe of sea ice north of Svalbard. The ship stopped here to launch an ROV (remote Operated Vehicle) to film life in the ocean and the sea bed under the ice. Follow the Esperanza via its webcam.

Getting Ready to Photograph the Arctic Seabed

Image | 31 May, 2010 at 13:08

Cameraman Gavin Newman pictured with his ROV (Remote Operated Vehicle) on the deck of the Esperanza in the Arctic Ocean. The ROV,capable of filming hundreds of metres underwater, was designed and built by Gavin. The machine is a dedicated filming...

On Board the Esperanza

Image | 25 May, 2010 at 13:42

Glaciers are retreating. Ice caps are melting. Oceans are acidifying. In summer 2010, Greenpeace sailed to one of the most fragile regions on our planet to witness the impacts of the carbon-based economy on this pristine environment and to help...

Arctic Landscape

Image | 2 July, 2010 at 13:52

A fine day in Liefdefjord on Svalbard makes for flat calm waters

Arctic Seabed

Image | 13 June, 2010 at 14:07

Greenpeace used state of the art recording techniques to explore the little known seabed of the Arctic Ocean, north of Svalbard. Not sure what they would find, their cameras revealed a seabed rich in biodiversity. Read More .

The Esperanza at Work

Image | 13 July, 2010 at 12:22

The crane of the Esperanza lifts a 'bag' out of the water which has been removed from one of the nine 'mesocosms'.

Glaciologist Dr Jason Box on Petermann Glacier

Image | 15 July, 2009 at 18:05

Glaciologist Dr Jason Box adjusts his remote time-lapse cameras which are trained across Petermann Glacier.

Melting ice on Canadian high Arctic.

Image | 19 June, 2005 at 3:00

Melting ice on Canadian high Arctic.

BP Delays Dangerous Liberty Project in Alaska’s Arctic Ocean

Image | 2 December, 2010 at 10:40

We'd like to believe the polar bear on this photo, taken in August 2009, is just as happy today as news came in that drilling at BP's Liberty project in the Arctic has been delayed.

Mesocosms in Kongsfjord

Image | 28 May, 2010 at 15:30

The crew of the Esperanza have been working with scientists from the German marine research institute IFM-GEOMAR to investigate ocean acidification, by deploying nine large "mesocosms" in Kongsfjord, near the Arctic scientific research station of...

Walking expedition

Image | 21 June, 2010 at 12:45

A shore party from the Esperanza walks along the edge of Woodfjord, off the northern coast of Svalbard. In the distance behind them, their ship Esperanza sits at anchor waiting for their return.

Ocean Acidification Investigation

Image | 12 July, 2010 at 13:01

Scientific Investigation on Ocean Acidification and CO2. One of the nine mesocosms being towed into place by IFM-GEOMAR scientists, after being lowered into the fjord from the deck of the Esperanza. The mesocosm will be attached to pre-placed...

Exploring the arctic waters

Image | 20 June, 2010 at 12:53

Greenpeace research in the Arctic ocean Crewmembers explore the arctic waters of Woodfjord, off the northern coast of Svalbard. They use an inflatable boat, launched from the Esperanza. As climate change causes the Arctic sea ice to recede, the...

A Polar Bear Keeps Close Watch

Image | 12 July, 2010 at 13:20

A polar bear observed on the banks of Liefdefjord, photographed on a long lens from the safety of an inflatable some way off shore. The bear was left sleeping by the party, happy that they had not disturbed it. Read the crew's reaction .

The Esperanza Surrounded by Ice

Image | 12 July, 2010 at 13:32

Ana Paula (full name Ana Paula Alminhana Maciel) pokes her head through the front of the bow of the Esperanza to view sea ice around the ship. Read about Arctic and climate change.

An Arctic Experiment

Image | 12 July, 2010 at 13:38

May 31, 2010 - Scientists from the German Scientific Research Institute IFM-GEOMAR carry 'the roofs' - plastic covers that shield the ocean acidification experiment from contamination by seabirds. Read More .

Scientists at Work

Image | 6 June, 2010 at 13:47

A Dutch scientist working on the IFM-GEOMAR led ocean acidification experiment inside the Vaskerilab at Ny-Ålesund. Find out more about ocean acidification .

Floating Iceberg

Image | 2 July, 2010 at 13:49

A close-up view of part of an iceberg floating in Liefdefjord on north Svalbard, weathered into strange shapes by the wind and sea. The birds perched on the top are kittiwakes. Read More .

Arctic Life

Image | 25 June, 2010 at 13:57

Guillemots fly in a line past a floe of sea ice in the Arctic Ocean. Read why there are no penguins in the Arctic. Read why there are no penguins in the Arctic .

Studying one of the Fjords

Image | 20 June, 2010 at 14:04

Crew members from the Esperanza use an inflatable boat launched from their ship, to study the eastern shore of Woodfjorden, one of the fjords on the northern side of Svalbard. See the expedition map .

A Male Walrus is Watching

Image | 4 July, 2010 at 14:13

An adult male walrus pokes his head above the herd, on a beach off the west coast of Svalbard

Ocean acidification science work

Image | 13 July, 2010 at 12:19

Crew members standing on deck of the Esperanza help lift a 'bag' out of the water which has been removed from one of the nine 'mesocosms' in Kongsfjord. Each bag is pulled from the sea and neatly packed away on deck ready to be taken back to Kiel.

A view of the surrounding mountains

Image | 13 July, 2010 at 12:26

A view of the mountains surrounding Ny-Ålesund reflected in one of the portholes of the Esperanza. The dramatic Arctic landscape was the backdrop to one of the largest experiments on ocean acidification of its kind, and the first in Arctic waters.

The Esperanza's trip to the Arctic

Image | 13 July, 2010 at 15:37

13 July - Norway. Crew members standing on deck of the Esperanza help lift a 'bag' out of the water which has been removed from one of the nine 'mesocosms' used to measure ocean acidification in the Arctic. Each bag is pulled from the sea and...

Kumi Naidoo arrives on the Esperanza

Image | 17 June, 2011 at 13:21

Greenpeace International Executive Director Kumi Naidoo of South Africa prepares to take action on the Greenpeace ship Esperanza in the Davis Strait off the coast of Greenland.

'Save The Arctic' Protest at LEGOLAND

Image | 1 July, 2014 at 20:47

Greenpeace create protest scenes with LEGO figures throughout the popular LEGOLAND theme park in the UK. Greenpeace is urging Lego to cut ties with Shell and help 'Save the Arctic'. For the last few years Shell has been using LEGO’s brand to...

Arctic Sunrise route

Image | 15 July, 2009 at 2:00

The route followed by the Arctic Sunrise during the 2009 Arctic Impacts expedition.

Kayak in front of a tributary glacier next to the Petermann glacier

Image | 6 July, 2009 at 3:00

Radio operator Texas Constantine from Canada paddles a kayak in front of a tributary glacier next to the Petermann glacier.

Esperanza in Svalbard

Image | 25 May, 2010 at 15:30

Our ship, Esperanza, is in the Arctic and has just finished setting up a cutting edge scientific research project with leading scientists to study the effects of ocean acidification. Ocean chemistry is changing as more carbon dioxide from fossil...

Filming Under Thin Ice

Image | 12 July, 2010 at 13:28

The ROV (Remotely Operated Vehicle) used by Greenpeace to film under the ice, making fine images of the seabed. Find out more about sea ice.

A Minke Whale is Spotted Nearby

Image | 19 June, 2010 at 14:09

A minke whale breaks the surface of Woodfjorden on north Svalbard.

Leiv Eiriksson Oil Rig Occupation

Image | 21 April, 2011 at 18:28

21 April 2011 - Turkey. In the early hours of the morning activists, intercept the Leiv Eiriksson oil rig as it attempts to leave Besiktas port near Istanbul and head to the Arctic to start exploratory drilling. Eleven activists scaled the 53,000...

Arctic Sunrise enters the Northern Sea Route

Image | 24 August, 2013 at 18:25

The Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise enters the Northern Sea Route (NSR) off Russia's coastline to protest against Arctic oil drilling, in defiance of Russian authorities who this week refused the ship permission to enter the area.

Glaciologist Dr Richard Bates on Arctic Sunrise

Image | 6 July, 2009 at 3:00

Geophysicist Dr Richard Bates, of the Scottish Oceans Institute at the University of St. Andrews, working on board the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise.

MY Arctic Sunrise Crew in Greenland

Image | 1 July, 2009 at 3:00

The crew of the Arctic Sunrise in Greenland. The Arctic Sunrise reached 'the ice bridge' in the Robeson channel, at 82.4 North, near the border between Greenland and Canada. This is the Southernmost extent of the summer sea ice which usually...

Greenpeace explores arctic waters

Image | 20 June, 2010 at 12:54

Crew members in an inflatable boat launched from the Esperanza explore the Arctic waters of Woodfjord, north of Svalbard.

Activists at Cairn Energy Oil Rig, Arctic

Image | 31 August, 2010 at 15:52

Cairn Energy's Stena Don oil rig is scaled by Greenpeace activists to demand an end to offshore drilling. The four climbers used RHIBS to dodge Danish Navy Commandos before climbing up the inside of the rig and hanging from it in tents suspended...

Polar Explorer Eric Philips on the Peterman Glacier

Image | 6 July, 2009 at 3:00

Polar explorer and expert in glacier travel Eric Philips volunteers to rig mooring lines around a solid bollard of ice on the front of the Petermann glacier.

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