This week in Greenpeace pictures

Every day, people from all over the world fight to ensure a green and peaceful future for our planet. From London to Indonesia, here’s a look at some of the top Greenpeace images since 2 January 2017

Break free from materialism flash mob in Taipei

Greenpeace volunteers and dancers surprise shoppers by performing festive flash mobs in commercial areas in central Taipei. The flash mobs are carried out by more than 60 people in 3 places, proposing reflections on consumerism

Electronic waste smelter in Jombang, East Java

A young girl stands near stacks of used electronics at the electronic waste shelter in Jombang, East Java

Artificial snow piste in Tirol

Artificial snow piste for cross country ski in Leutasch Valley near Seefeld in Tirol. A narrow trace of snow lies on green grass. Due to climate change there is far less snow for winter tourism in the traditional ski resorts

Air pollution London January 2017

Mary Poppins in an air pollution mask flies over Westminster to highlight air pollution in the UK

Pole and line sustainable tuna fishing in Larantuka

The fishermen in Larantuka are famous for using sustainable methods, pole and line, on fishing tuna
The dolphins guide the boat to the fishing area in Flores sea, East Nusa Tenggara

Oil spill on Changi beach in Singapore

Workers are seen cleaning up the shore of Changi beach. The 800m stretch of Changi beach is closed to the public until further notice after two container vessels off Johor collided spilling 300 tons of oil in the surrounding waters and reaching the beach’s shores

Action outside Rex Tillerson senate confirmation hearing in Washington

Greenpeace activists display banners reading Reject Rexx outside the United States Capitol before a Senate committee opened a hearing on former ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson’s nomination for U.S. Secretary of State on Capitol Hill. Greenpeace asks Senate committee members to reject Rex as Secretary of State due to his involvement in denying climate change for decades while Exxon’s own scientists knew the truth

Reject Exxon CEO Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State

In December 2016, US President-Elect Donald Trump nominated ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson to serve as the next Secretary of State. The Senate can still block Tillerson’s nomination

Orangutan Nyaru Menteng BOSF in Indonesia

A documentation of orangutan that are living in the rehabilitation center at Borneo Orangutan Survival (BOS) Foundation in Nyaru Menteng, Central Kalimantan, Indonesia

Finca Marta farm in Cuba

Finca Marta is a family farm situated just 20km from Havana in Artemisa province, Cuba. Its products are free from agrochemicals and special attention is given to the care of the environment, flora, fauna and soil restoration. It produces more than 25 vegetables and also banana, mango, avocado, coconut, coffee, citrus and they also sell honey. This is possible because the farm does not use pesticides that harm bees, so they repay the farm with the process of pollination

And from the Archives….

Human banner action in Dakar, Jan 2012
Bairaman river in Papua New Guinea, Oct 2011
Orca whale in Great Bear Rainforest in Canada, Oct 2013

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