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The Pasterze Glacier in the Austrian Alps

Image | 1 April, 1900 at 3:00

The Pasterze Glacier in the Austrian Alps, provides water that flows into the Danube basin, home to 83 million people. United Nations scientists have found that the European Alps lost half of the original ice volume since 1850.

Equatorial glaciers rapidly retreating

Image | 1 April, 1906 at 3:00

The Orubare Glacier (or Elena Glacier) covers a face of Uganda's Mount Rwenzori on the border with the Democratic Republic of Congo. In 1906 this glacier was in one solid piece. Equatorial glaciers are rare and this legendary African glacier on...

Grinnell Glacier in the USA's Glacier National Park

Image | 1 April, 1914 at 3:00

Grinnell Glacier in the USA's Glacier National Park flows into the semi-arid high plains through the St Marys and South Saskatchewan Rivers through Canada Hudson's Bay.

"Blomstrandbreen" Glacier in Svalbard, 1922

Image | 1 April, 1922 at 3:00

View of the "Blomstrandbreen" Glacier in Svalbard in 1922

"Frozen Tears" glacier has retreated 1500 metres since 1860

Image | 1 April, 1939 at 3:00

The Maori call New Zealand's Franz Josef glacier Ka Roimato or "Frozen Tears", after a tale of doomed lovers. This very dynamic glacier it has retreated 1500 metres since scientific observations began in 1860.

The original viewpoint taken at the HPS31

Image | 1 April, 1954 at 2:00

The original viewpoint taken at the HPS31 glacier fifty years ago.

Imja Glacier in the Himalayan Khumbu Range of Eastern Nepal

Image | 1 April, 1961 at 3:00

The Imja Glacier in the Himalayan Khumbu Range of Eastern Nepal, southeast of Mount Everest. This glacier is retreating at nearly 10 metres per year.

Sacred Mountains of the Inca civilisation disappearing

Image | 1 April, 1978 at 3:00

The Qori Kalis Glacier is the largest ice outlet from the Quelccaya Ice Cap which tops the Cordillera Vilcanota in southeast corner of Peru. They are the Sacred Mountains of Inca civilisation. The ice cap itself has shrunk by at least 20 percent...

'Test' protest

Image | 23 January, 1981 at 2:00

In response to the arrival of a "test" oil tanker as part of plans to construct an oil terminal, Greenpeace runs a "test" protest. The terminal was subsequently cancelled.

GP activists under barrel dump platfrom GEM

Image | 1 July, 1981 at 3:00

GP activists under barrel dump platfrom GEM preventing nuclear dumping.

Children awaiting cremation

Image | 3 December, 1984 at 2:00

Children awaiting cremation. A crowd watches as a man pastes identification labels onto dead children's foreheads. So many thousands had died so suddenly that these sorts of drastic measures were necessary to identify and document as many bodies...

Man carries the body of his wife past the

Image | 3 December, 1984 at 2:00

Man carries the body of his wife past the deserted Union Carbide factory, the source of the toxic gas that killed her the night before.

The morning after

Image | 3 December, 1984 at 2:00

The morning after. Survivors of the disaster stand in front of the Union Carbide factory one day after the lethal gas leak. Their eyes and lungs have been badly damaged by exposure to the gas.

Mass cremations were held alongside the communal

Image | 4 December, 1984 at 2:00

Mass cremations were held alongside the communal graves. "The bodies were strewn all over and the stench of death was overpowering," recalls 76-year old Amar Chand Ajmera, a social worker. "I remember, we cremated more than 2,000 bodies in a day."

Burial of young Leela

Image | 4 December, 1984 at 2:00

Burial of young Leela. Had her body not been recognised and claimed, she would have joined thousands of others on the mass cremation pyres.

Burial of an unknown child

Image | 4 December, 1984 at 2:00

Burial of an unknown child. This unknown child has become the icon of the world's worst industrial disaster, caused by the US multinational chemical company, Union Carbide.

Lone survivor

Image | 5 December, 1984 at 2:00

Lone survivor. This elderly woman was badly injured when exposed to the poisonous gas, but survived. Everyone else in her family died.

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.

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.

Greenpeace balloon protest against CFC production

Image | 22 April, 1990 at 3:00

Greenpeace balloon protest against CFC production in Spain.

Smokestacks of coal power station.

Image | 15 June, 1990 at 3:00

Smokestacks of coal power station.

Cypriot oil tanker "Haven" burning in the

Image | 15 April, 1991 at 3:00

Cypriot oil tanker "Haven" burning in the Gulf of Genoa.

Dillon oil rig. Cook inlet, Alaska.

Image | 30 July, 1991 at 3:00

Dillon oil rig. Cook inlet, Alaska.

Greenpeace survey of Gulf War oil pollution

Image | 13 September, 1991 at 2:00

Greenpeace survey of Gulf War oil pollution in Kuwait.

Local protest on the site of a proposed waste

Image | 16 November, 1991 at 2:00

Local protest on the site of a proposed waste disposal plant and incinerator.

Previous protests at chemical giant ICI against

Image | 1 May, 1992 at 2:00

Previous protests at chemical giant ICI against ozone destroying chemicals

Valley of death - Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Image | 1 May, 1992 at 3:00

Valley of death - Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Polar Bears on an ice shelf

Image | 15 June, 1992 at 3:00

Polar Bears on an ice shelf. Mother and cub.

Damage from Hurricane Andrew.

Image | 1 August, 1992 at 3:00

Damage from Hurricane Andrew.

Damage caused by Hurricane Andrew, USA.

Image | 1 August, 1992 at 3:00

Damage caused by Hurricane Andrew, USA.

Solar farm in California.

Image | 29 October, 1992 at 2:00

Solar farm in California.

Control room of reactor no

Image | 1 December, 1992 at 1:00

Control room of reactor no.3 at the Chernobyl plant.

Solar and wind power in Germany.

Image | 1 January, 1993 at 2:00

Solar and wind power in Germany.

Polluting waste incinerator near local community

Image | 23 January, 1993 at 2:00

Polluting waste incinerator near local community, East Liverpool.

Climate Change and the Insurance Industry

Publication | 24 May, 1993 at 2:00

Hurricane Andrew caused more than US$ 16 billion in damages in the United States. In this 1993 report, Greenpeace policy advisor Jeremy Leggett assessed the options for insurance industry action in the face of mounting costs for climate-related...

Greenfreeze

Image | 1 September, 1993 at 3:00

Greenfreeze - ozone friendly refrigerator containing no freons or CFCs.

Greenfreeze

Image | 1 September, 1993 at 3:00

Greenfreeze - ozone friendly refrigerator containing no freons or CFCs.

The chlorine factory Atochem at Fos

Image | 14 September, 1993 at 3:00

The chlorine factory Atochem at Fos-Sur-Mer, France, which Greenpeace activists spent four days blocking. Both entrances and the railway to the plant were blocked and a ship trying to enter was blocked. The Rainbow Warrior and the Vega were...

Greenpeace documenting Russian ship TNT27

Image | 18 October, 1993 at 3:00

Greenpeace documenting Russian ship TNT27 dumping nuclear waste.

Sydney bushfires: Pittwater

Image | 1 January, 1994 at 2:00

Sydney bushfires: Pittwater, northern Sydney. Australia.

By 1994 the Orubare had broken into four

Image | 1 April, 1994 at 3:00

By 1994 the Orubare had broken into four smaller glaciers. The glacier catchment basin is vitally important to densely populated Uganda, supplying 500,000 people with water and flowing into the Nile.

Greenpeace activists hang a 60 foot banner

Image | 21 July, 1994 at 3:00

Greenpeace activists hang a 60 foot banner from the World Bank's building in Washington to protest its funding of forest destruction.

A plutonium convoy passing through a small

Image | 1 March, 1995 at 1:00

A plutonium convoy passing through a small village. Even if you don't live near a nuclear plant, dangerous nuclear material could be passing your door.

Glaciers in the Himalayas are receding faster

Image | 1 April, 1995 at 3:00

Glaciers in the Himalayas are receding faster than in any other part of the world. More than 2 billion people - a third of the world's population, rely on the Himalayas for their water.

250 Greenpeace activists entered Sellafield

Image | 17 April, 1995 at 3:00

250 Greenpeace activists entered Sellafield nuclear reprocessing plant.

Greenpeace stopped the dumping of the Brent

Image | 16 June, 1995 at 3:00

Greenpeace stopped the dumping of the Brent Spar and other at-sea installations, in a campaign against using the oceans as a dumping ground.

Solar powered house in England

Image | 30 June, 1995 at 3:00

Solar powered house in England. Solar power can provide electricity and hot water for domestic use.

Greenpeace confiscated 140 hooks from a pirate

Image | 14 July, 1995 at 3:00

Greenpeace confiscated 140 hooks from a pirate longliner in protest against overfishing.

The deserted city of Pripyat

Image | 1 December, 1995 at 1:00

The deserted city of Pripyat. Pripyat was home to the workers of Chernobyl and their families (approximately 50 000 people). It's now a nuclear ghost town. The Chernobyl nuclear power station is visible in background.

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