44 results found
 

Oil spill clean-up

Image | 22 September, 2005 at 19:49

Oil spill clean-ups that we've seen have been crude, with what amounts to towels soaking up the oil and being carried away by boat. Workers are not adequately protected.

Oil Spill In Thailand

Image gallery | 31 July, 2013

Siberian Oil Spill

Image gallery | 10 June, 2013

Deepwater Horizon

Image gallery | 7 May, 2010

Kumi Naidoo scales Arctic oil rig

Image gallery | 18 June, 2011

Dalian oil spill in China

Image gallery | 28 July, 2010

The hands of a worker after a first attempt

Image | 9 August, 2006 at 3:00

The hands of a worker after a first attempt today to clean the shore near the harbour of Jbeil (Byblos), which is heavily polluted by oil as a result of the Israeli bombing of the Jiyyeh power plant on the 15th July 2006.

An oil

Image | 15 August, 2006 at 3:00

An oil-covered crab in the harbour of Tabarja (just north of Beirut), which is heavily polluted by oil as a result of the Israeli bombing of the Jiyyeh power plant on the 15th July 2006.

Greenpeace divers explore the area around

Image | 10 December, 2002 at 1:00

Greenpeace divers explore the area around the sunken Prestige and the affect of the leaking oil on marine life.

Greenpeace divers explore the area around

Image | 10 December, 2002 at 1:00

Greenpeace divers explore the area around the sunken Prestige and the affect of the leaking oil on marine life.

File photo: Greenpeace survey of oil pollution

Image | 1 January, 1989 at 2:00

File photo: Greenpeace survey of oil pollution from a spill in Alaska.

Horrific legacy of oil spill

Image | 1 August, 1991 at 12:39

1991 - Greenpeace survey of oil pollution in Prince William Sound as a result of the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill, Alaska. Diesel Beach, Knight Island.

Dalian fishing boat cuts through oil sheen

Image | 20 July, 2009 at 14:08

Fishing boats cut through oil sheens at Dalian fishing port where oil scooped from the sea is ferried for storing, Dalian, China, 24 July 2010. Greenpeace warned that China's largest oil spill can pose severe threats to health and livelihoods of...

Oil Pollution! Stay Away!

Image | 20 July, 2009 at 14:18

Greenpeace put up warning signs saying “Oil Pollution! Stay Away! on the beaches of Dalian, China, now polluted with oil. Greenpeace is urging visitors, for their own protection, to stay away from the beaches. Many visitors were still playing...

Dalian oil spill clean-up.

Image | 20 July, 2009 at 16:05

More than 500 of Jinshitan's fishing boats are working on the clean-up effort, starting at 4.30am each day. Oil is still visible at least one kilometer out to sea.

Dalian oil spill reaches the city.

Image | 20 July, 2009 at 16:14

Contaminated ocean water in the city of Dalian. Crude oil started pouring into the Yellow Sea off a busy northeastern port after a pipeline exploded late last week, sparking a massive 15-hour fire.

Oily sludge.

Image | 20 July, 2009 at 16:19

Local fishermen clean up oily sludge by from the contaminated beaches at Nanhaitun, Weitang Bay. The beach is where firefighter Zhang Liang lost his life fixing an underwater pump.

Dalian oil spill clean-up

Image | 20 July, 2009 at 16:31

Local fishermen wear non protective clothing without safety measures, for the Dalian oil spill clean-up effort. Greenpeace accused companies of shirking their responsibilities on compensation and taking inadequate action for the oil spill clean up.

Oily shells

Image | 20 July, 2009 at 12:53

Oil slick coats dead shells at a bay decimated by the oil spill disaster in Dalian, China, 26 July 2010. According to Greenpeace oil spills pose severe threats to health and livelihoods of residents in Dalian as well as cause long-term damage to...

Rainbow pipeline oil spill in Alberta

Image | 5 May, 2011 at 18:10

5 May 2011 - Canada. Cleaning up the Rainbow Pipeline oil spill, the worst in Alberta for 35 years. 28,000 barrels of oil were released into a wetland area at Evi, near the community of Little Buffalo in Lubicon Cree First Nation traditional...

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.

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.

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.

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...

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...

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.

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."

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...

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.

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.

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.

1 - 44 of 44 results.

results per page
10 | 20 | 50