Security personnel from Lafayette mine company attempt to detain Greenpeace activist Heike Dierbach (Germany) during Greenpeace banner hang protest at Lafayette mine, Rapu Rapu Island, Philippines.Greenpeace activist post sign on the beach where cont...

Photo | August 24, 2006

Security personnel from Lafayette mine company attempt to detain Greenpeace activist Heike Dierbach (Germany) during Greenpeace banner hang protest at Lafayette mine, Rapu Rapu Island, Philippines.Greenpeace activist post sign on the beach where contaminated water from the Lafayette Gold Mine on Rapu Rapu island in the Philippines enters the sea. Greenpeace ship MY Esperanza is in the Philippines to campaign for the shut down of the gold and silver mining operations of Lafayette on Rapu-Rapu Island, Philippines, which discharged highly toxic chemicals into the pristine waters of Albay Gulf.

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