In pictures: the chimps' threatened home in Cameroon

Posted by Angela Glienicke — 14 August 2013 at 4:53pm - Comments
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An adult chimpanzee at the Pandrillus Drill Sanctuary, Nigeria.

I am fascinated by chimpanzees, these most human-like mammals that nurse their babies until they are three years old, use simple tools like twigs to poke into ant nests and noisily communicate with the rest of their troop.

In pictures: swimming with sharks

Posted by Angela Glienicke — 6 August 2013 at 11:52am - Comments
Whale Shark
All rights reserved. Credit: Hilton/Greenpeace
Whale sharks in Cenderawasih Bay

It’s Shark Week! This collection of photos from our archive supports Discovery Channel’s celebration of these amazing species and the television programme’s aim to raise awareness and respect for sharks.

Slideshow: oil spill clean up in Thailand

Posted by Angela Glienicke — 31 July 2013 at 4:12pm - Comments

Normally you associate Thailand’s beaches and holiday resorts with emerald water and white sands, but on Saturday morning 50,000 litres of crude oil spilled from a leak in a pipeline into the Gulf of Thailand, off Rayong province.

Slideshow: devastating fires sweep through Sumatran forests

Posted by Angela Glienicke — 26 July 2013 at 4:48pm - Comments

Sitting in my comfortable office chair and watching these terrible images come through the picture desk, I feel a desperate need to stop this destruction. The devastating forest fires that swept through Sumatra recently caused record breaking air pollution in parts of Malaysia and Singapore.

Slideshow: polar bears on parade

Posted by jamie — 27 February 2012 at 4:21pm - Comments

There never really needs to be an excuse to look at incredible images of polar bears in the wild, but today has been designated International Polar Bear Day by conservation group Polar Bear International. So to mark the occasion, here's a selection of shots from the Greenpeace archives.

Slideshow: the end of the Rainbow... for now

Posted by jamie — 17 August 2011 at 12:28pm - Comments

Yesterday's handover ceremony for the Rainbow Warrior II was an emotional affair. As you can see from the images above, one or two tears were shed as she was handed over to her new owners.

With the Rainbow Warrior II renamed Rongdhonu and sailing off for a new career as a medical vessel, the launch of her replacement - Rainbow Warrior III - is imminent. We're still raising funds for our new vessel so please make a donation to keep a rainbow campaigning on the ocean waves.

Paula settles into her new home

Posted by mollybrooks — 10 May 2011 at 12:12pm - Comments

Thanks to your generous support, we have been successful in our mission to give Paula a new home after leaving the National Theatre. She has just arrived in her new home and has been busy meeting the locals and finding her way around, before she embarks on an intensive training course to bring her up to speed on our climate campaign. Stay tuned to find out what adventures she'll be taking part in next...

The polluted secret behind jeans and bras

Posted by Louise Edge — 10 February 2011 at 5:28pm - Comments

Yesterday the Guardian featured a series of pictures showing the appalling impact that China’s growing textile industry is having on the Pearl River delta.

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