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The European Eel

Image | 3 November, 2005 at 10:15

The European Eel. Stocks in Europe have crashed due to a combination of overfishing, habitat loss and toxic pollution.

Indonesia: beauty and destruction

Image gallery | 23 May, 2011

Orangutan - head and shoulders visible.

Image | 1 January, 1995 at 2:00

Orangutan - head and shoulders visible.

The Rainbow Warrior on its way around Iceland

Image | 7 September, 2003 at 2:00

The Rainbow Warrior on its way around Iceland meeting a schooner whale watching ship. The tour aims to engage with Icelanders in the whaling versus whale watching debate.

Close up of shrimp catch from local fishermen

Image | 1 November, 2004 at 1:00

Close up of shrimp catch from local fishermen in southern India.

Mollusc at the Davidson Seamount off the

Image | 1 July, 2004 at 3:00

Mollusc at the Davidson Seamount off the coast of California.

Dolphins in the North Sea

Image | 14 July, 2004 at 3:00

Dolphins in the North Sea

Whale bones in the front garden of a house

Image | 9 September, 2003 at 2:00

Whale bones in the front garden of a house in Southern Iceland making a gateway and are used as a post for a washing line.

Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior arriving

Image | 5 September, 2003 at 2:00

Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior arriving at Reykjavik harbour, at the start of a tour of Iceland to promote sustainable whale watching rather than short-term profit from a resumption of whaling.

Icelandic people are visiting the "Rainbow

Image | 1 September, 2003 at 2:00

Icelandic people are visiting the "Rainbow Warrior" on an open boat day.

A worker at the Ferskar Kjotvorur processing

Image | 1 September, 2003 at 2:00

A worker at the Ferskar Kjotvorur processing factory in Reykjavik displays packaged Minke whale meat from the new season of whaling. This is the first Minke to be sold legally since the ban on commercial whaling in Iceland in 1989.

Flags promoting whale watching flying in

Image | 1 September, 2003 at 2:00

Flags promoting whale watching flying in front of the crow's nests of old whaling ships that are laid-up in Reykjavik harbour. The whaling ships were taken out of service in 1989 but may be part of the new hunt. The whale watching industry fears...

Old whaling ships in Reyjavik harbour which

Image | 1 September, 2003 at 2:00

Old whaling ships in Reyjavik harbour which have been tied up since 1989 when Iceland stopped whaling. The owner paints them every year in the hope that one day the ban will be lifted and Iceland will be able to hunt again. The crows-nests once...

Close

Image | 1 September, 2003 at 2:00

Close-up of an explosive charge fitted to whale harpoons used to kill a whale. This is a spent cartridge that has been removed from a whale, photographed in the hands of a whaler on the deck of the whaling ship "Njordur" in Kopavogur harbour,...

western lowland gorilla

Image | 1 January, 1999 at 2:00

western lowland gorilla

Mountain Gorilla

Image | 1 January, 2000 at 2:00

Mountain Gorilla

Soon Africa's gorillas will only survive

Image | 1 August, 2001 at 3:00

Soon Africa's gorillas will only survive in wioldlife parks and zoos if the cuirrent forest destruction isn't halted.

Dead wandering abatross that had been caught

Image | 1 June, 1997 at 3:00

Dead wandering abatross that had been caught on a Japanese longline.

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.

Harp seal pup during the spring breeding

Image | 1 March, 1994 at 1:00

Harp seal pup during the spring breeding season. Seals are being wrongly blamed for eating too many cod.

Waterplants on a riverbed in the Congo.

Image | 1 January, 2000 at 2:00

Waterplants on a riverbed in the Congo.

A river cuts through the rainforest in the

Image | 1 January, 2000 at 2:00

A river cuts through the rainforest in the Congo.

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Image | 1 January, 1999 at 2:00

Close-up of black Mountain Gorilla baby holding leaves.

mountain gorilla

Image | 1 January, 2000 at 2:00

mountain gorilla

A lone seal pup on the ice

Image | 1 March, 1976 at 1:00

A lone seal pup on the ice. Seal hunting ship in the background.

Greenpeace volunteers climb onto the cargo

Image | 19 March, 2004 at 1:00

Greenpeace volunteers climb onto the cargo ship the MV Greveno as it approaches Antwerp Harbour.

Western lowland gorillas in the Congo.

Image | 1 January, 2000 at 2:00

Western lowland gorillas in the Congo.

Grey Crowned Crane

Image | 1 January, 2000 at 2:00

Grey Crowned Crane

mountain gorilla

Image | 1 January, 2000 at 2:00

mountain gorilla

Polar bear in Arctic.

Image | 21 July, 1999 at 3:00

Polar bear in Arctic.

Endangered

Image | 1 April, 1998 at 3:00

Orangutans are an endangered forest species, with demand for palm oil and paper driving destruction of their habitat.

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...

Polar Bears on an ice shelf

Image | 15 June, 1992 at 3:00

Polar Bears on an ice shelf. Mother and cub.

A Siberian tiger

Image | 1 July, 2001 at 2:00

A Siberian tiger, one of the many species that will become extinct if a global network of protected areas aren't created.

Common dolphins seen from Greenpeace ship

Image | 7 April, 2005 at 14:27

Common dolphins seen from Greenpeace ship MV 'Esperanza' in Salcombe Bay.

Common Dolphin

Image | 3 March, 2005 at 1:00

Common Dolphin. This dolphin could end up dead in a pair trawl net.

Activists attempt to discover if a pair trawler

Image | 3 March, 2005 at 1:00

Activists attempt to discover if a pair trawler has dead dolphins in its nets. The trawler is trying to hide the content of the nets from view.

Dead whale washed up during millitary exercises

Image | 30 July, 2004 at 3:00

Dead whale washed up during millitary exercises.

Divers holding an underwater sign with a

Image | 16 July, 2004 at 3:00

Divers holding an underwater sign with a message designating the Hoburgs Bank in the Baltic as a marine reserve where no extractive or destructive activities are allowed, including fishing.

Patchy environment of muscles

Image | 16 July, 2004 at 3:00

Patchy environment of muscles, seaweeds and rocks create an ideal habitat for small organisms to live and hide in. If we loose the habitat and its complexity for example, because of destructive fishing practises or excessive nutrient inputs and...

A large overturned boulder in the seabed

Image | 16 July, 2004 at 3:00

A large overturned boulder in the seabed. Fishing methods such as bottom trawling that scrape off the life that thrives on the seabed can cause severe destruction of underwater habitats.

Marine debris and rubbish is an increasing

Image | 16 July, 2004 at 3:00

Marine debris and rubbish is an increasing problem in our seas. This can was probably thrown over board from a tanker or a fishing boat operating in the area.

Blue mussels are an important habitat forming

Image | 16 July, 2004 at 3:00

Blue mussels are an important habitat forming species in the Baltic, they provide a microhabitat for many smaller species of marine life. Here the mussels can be seen feeding and filtering microscopic particles from seawater.

Discarded flat fish by-catch.

Image | 16 July, 2004 at 3:00

Discarded flat fish by-catch.

Turbot are under threat in the Baltic due

Image | 16 July, 2004 at 3:00

Turbot are under threat in the Baltic due to over fishing and spawning habitat destruction.

Blue mussels are an important habitat forming

Image | 14 July, 2004 at 3:00

Blue mussels are an important habitat forming species in the Baltic, they provide a microhabitat for many smaller species of marine life. Here the mussels can be seen feeding and filtering microscopic particles from seawater. Destructive fishing...

Young Baltic cod hiding on the seabed behind

Image | 14 July, 2004 at 3:00

Young Baltic cod hiding on the seabed behind floating seaweed. Cod are severely over fished in the northern European seas and most are caught before they are two years old and have even had a change to reproduce. Despite scientific advice for...

Divers producing underwater video

Image | 12 July, 2004 at 3:00

Divers producing underwater video. The mosaic of different seaweeds and patches of mussels create an ideal environment for small animals to hide in. This habitat is crucial in supporting larger animals such as fish, which feed and spawn here. If...

S/V Estelle in the Port of Visby on the Baltic

Image | 12 July, 2004 at 3:00

S/V Estelle in the Port of Visby on the Baltic island of Gotland, preparing to set sail to the off-shore banks to document underwater life and the threats it is exposed to as a result of human activities.

Aerial view of the forest canopy in the Congo

Image | 1 January, 2000 at 2:00

Aerial view of the forest canopy in the Congo.

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