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Philippines spill witnessed first hand

Feature story | 21 August, 2006 at 2:00

It took Rodolfo Galuna only 15 days to build the small wooden boat he named "Rona". But now the 52-year-old fisherman has no use for it. Black, stinking oil sludge covers the boat’s hull, has crept into Galuna's back yard and quietly destroyed...

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...

Greenpeace ship to assist Philippine Coast Guard to tackle oil spill

Press release | 18 August, 2006 at 2:00

Greenpeace ship MY Esperanza will sail towards Guimaras Strait this evening to join the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) fleet working to contain and clean-up the Philippines largest ever oil spill in Philippine history.

Philippines oil spill

Feature story | 18 August, 2006 at 2:00

Today, Joaquin Nava, the Governor of the Philippine island hardest hit by a 350,000 litre oil spill, issued a desperate plea for help:"We can only watch in horror how an oil spill can undo in a few days our initiatives which have taken decades to...

Oil spills - Philippines, Indian Ocean and Lebanon

Feature story | 18 August, 2006 at 2:00

Oil is harmful to the environment every step of the way. It leaks from pipelines, spills from ships, creates smog in our cities, and is heating up our planet. Marine ecosystems already stressed by over fishing and destructive fishing practices,...

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

Greenpeace boards single-hull tanker in Gibraltar

Feature story | 20 January, 2003 at 1:00

The cleanup of some 25,000 tonnes of oil from the sunken Prestige oil tanker continues along the coasts of Spain, France and Portugal. But single hull tankers are still a permanent presence in the region. Greenpeace activists boarded the single...

Another tanker carrying oil in the Baltic runs aground

Feature story | 12 December, 2002 at 1:00

We said it was only a matter of time, and it seems we were right. Another tanker carrying 55,000 tonnes of fuel oil ran aground in the Lithuanian port of Klaipeda overnight. There are conflicting reports whether the vessel is leaking oil but...

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.

Rainbow Warrior leads protest flotilla in Spain

Feature story | 8 December, 2002 at 1:00

More than 150 local fishing boats and yachts joined Greenpeace's flagship the Rainbow Warrior In a protest flotilla off the Galacian port town of Coruña. Another 2000 people lined the harbour. What do we all want? An guarantee that catastrophes...

Activists bring oil disaster to European ministers

Feature story | 6 December, 2002 at 1:00

Over 35 Greenpeace activists reenacted an oil disaster at the doorstep of the European Union headquarters as European ministers are meeting to discuss maritime safety. Volunteers dressed in bird costumes with black 'oil' stains carried signs and...

Prestige leaking, but activists protesting another rustbucket are stopped

Feature story | 6 December, 2002 at 1:00

The first images of the sunken oil tanker off Spain are out. Black oil is oozing out of the Prestige contrary to the Spanish government's assurance that it would freeze up and solidify at the bottom of the ocean. If it continues the Prestige...

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

Byzantio tries to hide

Feature story | 4 December, 2002 at 1:00

Why would the owners of a 210 metre oil tanker try to elude activists, mislead journalists and try to sneak into the port of Rotterdam? Do they have something to hide?

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.

Rust bucket oil tanker continues hazardous journey

Feature story | 1 December, 2002 at 1:00

The tanker left Estonia under the cover of darkness on Friday, but not before 20 Greenpeace activists braved the cold attempting to stop the Byzantio. The Byzantio is chartered by the same company that contracted the ill-fated oil tanker Prestige...

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.

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.

Supertanker leaking oil

Feature story | 8 October, 2002 at 2:00

How the explosion on the Limburg oil tanker happened is still being debated, but the results are indisputable. The explosion that ripped through the double hulled oil tanker late Sunday produced a gapping hole that spilled as much as 8,000 tonnes...

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.

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.

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.

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.

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