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Beijing schoolkids learn about the wonderful

Image | 2009-01-06 at 16:06

Beijing schoolkids learn about the wonderful energy-efficient light bulb as part of a Greenpeace campaign in 2008

Burning coal is the biggest source of air

Image | 2008-10-24 at 11:59

Burning coal is the biggest source of air pollution in China

Agricultural pollution has made Chao Lake

Image | 2009-01-09 at 10:35

Agricultural pollution has made Chao Lake in Anhui province deadly.

In Jiujiang City, Jiangxi Province, a factory directly discharges wastewater into...

Image | 2007-05-01 at 7:00

In Jiujiang City, Jiangxi Province, a factory directly discharges wastewater into Poyang Lake.

A Chinese protester and her mother

Image | 2013-09-16 at 6:00

Chinese villagers have been protesting groundwater extraction by state-owned coal company Shenhua. Wulansubude (left) has been arrested three times for protesting. Her mother tried to cut her own neck in an effort to get her daughter released,...

Soldiers on the border between Burma and China

Image | 2012-07-02 at 5:00

Burmese soldiers are seen here on the border between Burma and China. Taken in 2005 as part of a project entitled 'Rice is Life'. The project presented evidence showing the importance of rice and ecology and the interaction between rice and...

Guanting Wind Farm in Beijing is slap bang

Image | 2009-07-13 at 15:01

Guanting Wind Farm in Beijing is slap bang in the middle of the countryside.

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton

Image | 2009-02-18 at 15:29

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton

More than 31

Image | 2008-10-24 at 11:26

More than 31,000 coal miners in China died from accidents down the mine between 2000 and 2006.

Glacier collapse in the mountains of the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau

Image | 2012-07-30 at 6:00

Glacier collapse on the western side of the Anemaqing mountain. Section of the Glof showing ice wall collapse. In April 2004, a huge snow avalanche took place at about 38 km from Xiadawu township on the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau. With a combination...

Three Yunnan farmers encircle the stump of

Image | 2005-11-26 at 7:00

Three Yunnan farmers encircle the stump of a tree logged illegally in natural forest by giant multinational logging company APP. The farmers have all lost their land to APP.

The fires destroyed peoples lives and homes

Image | 2009-04-29 at 16:30

The fires destroyed peoples lives and homes.

Bush fires destroyed vast tracts of Australia's

Image | 2009-04-29 at 16:20

Bush fires destroyed vast tracts of Australia's forests earlier this year.

More than 100 people died in Australia's

Image | 2009-04-29 at 16:16

More than 100 people died in Australia's bush fires earlier this year.

China's Ministry of Environmental Protection

Image | 2009-04-01 at 14:07

China's Ministry of Environmental Protection turned one year old in March (slideshow image)

Supermarkets in China need to stop selling

Image | 2010-04-29 at 16:02

Supermarkets in China need to stop selling fruit and vegetables with dangerous pesticide residues. Greenpeace makes a guide to show the best ones.

Hani women are weeding together a paddy terrace

Image | 2004-06-24 at 7:00

Hani women are weeding together a paddy terrace, Yunnan Province, China. Weeding a terrace together shows a strong cohesion within the community.

A rice farmer of the Hani people in Yunnan

Image | 2004-06-28 at 7:00

A rice farmer of the Hani people in Yunnan Province, China, holds a handful of rice grains. Traditionally farmed heirloom varieties of rice are under threat from GE varieties.

This is 10

Image | 2010-04-09 at 6:00

This is 10-year-old Tian Longyi from Maide village. He is fetching water to bring home for washing and for giving his family's animals. Yunnan province is stuck in the the worst drought for at least 80 years.

Yang Shunping

Image | 2010-04-08 at 11:37

Yang Shunping, 56, is from Maide village in Yunnan. He went home for lunch and discovered his goat had just given birth.

Children from Huize Wayao village in Yunnan

Image | 2010-04-02 at 12:08

Children from Huize Wayao village in Yunnan province. The worst drought in 50 years means there is no water left to drink never mind bathe.

Beijing is blanketed in snow during a freak

Image | 2010-01-05 at 15:08

Beijing is blanketed in snow during a freak storm in January 2010.

A freak snowstorm covers Beijing in January

Image | 2010-01-05 at 15:03

A freak snowstorm covers Beijing in January 2010.

Traditional drummers bang out a beat in Beijing

Image | 2009-12-13 at 9:26

Traditional drummers bang out a beat in Beijing to urge delegates at Copenhegan to stop climate change.

Greenpeace climate campaigner Liu Shuang

Image | 2009-12-04 at 11:28

Greenpeace climate campaigner Liu Shuang stands outside the Canadian embassy in Beijing with two polar bears to protest against Canada's mining of its tar sands.

Beijing

Image | 2009-12-02 at 14:01

Beijing, April 2008. A sandstorm shrouds the Forbidden City.

The melting ice sculptures on mass will be

Image | 2009-08-27 at 6:00

The melting ice sculptures on mass will be a beautiful yet tragic sight. They symbolise the massive tragedy that awaits more than a billion people in China and India if climate change is allowed to melt the Himalayan glaciers.

Climate change is hurting China's poor the

Image | 2009-06-16 at 13:18

Climate change is hurting China's poor the hardest

The water level in this Henan reservoir has

Image | 2009-04-15 at 18:38

The water level in this Henan reservoir has dropped drastically because of the 2009 drought.

A woman collects water from Meizigou village

Image | 2009-04-15 at 18:26

A woman collects water from Meizigou village in Henan province.

Greenpeace activists protest in front of

Image | 2009-02-23 at 11:41

Greenpeace activists protest in front of the Chancellor's Office in Berlin calling for EU leadership in backing a green new deal.

The world is waiting for new US president

Image | 2009-01-21 at 14:06

The world is waiting for new US president Barrack Obama to take action on climate change.

Climate change has caused dramatic glacial

Image | 2009-01-04 at 16:25

Climate change has caused dramatic glacial retreat. This photo taken in 2007 of the Rongbuk glacier in Tibet is compared with a photo of the same glacier taken in 1968.

Barack Obama has promised to invest $150

Image | 2008-11-05 at 7:00

Barack Obama has promised to invest $150 billion over the next decade into renewable energy

Coal mines are like huge scars on the landscape

Image | 2008-10-24 at 6:00

Coal mines are like huge scars on the landscape. They damage water resources, cause subsidence, pollution, and ecological damage to the surrounding area.

China's overall food production may plunge

Image | 2008-10-15 at 12:32

China's overall food production may plunge by up to 23% by 2050 from 2000 levels because of land loss, water shortages and temperature rise.

Eco

Image | 2008-10-14 at 6:00

Eco-farming, such as raising ducks in rice fields, is the best strategy to adapting to climate change.

Workers are printing designs on to fabric

Image | 2010-12-01 at 7:00

Workers are printing designs on to fabric at a factory in Gurao, Guangdong province

A lingerie shop in Gurao

Image | 2010-12-01 at 11:33

A lingerie shop in Gurao, Guangdong province. Known as the lingerie capital of China, Gurao manufactures 200 million bras every year.

These workers are sewing jeans in a makeshift

Image | 2010-12-01 at 11:30

These workers are sewing jeans in a makeshift shed that serves as a workshop in Xintang, Guangdong province

This boy is working with his parents at a

Image | 2010-12-01 at 10:32

This boy is working with his parents at a small jeans workshop in Dadun Village in Xintang. He earns 0.15 yuan for snipping loose thread ends off one pair of jeans; in one day he can do about 200 pairs. (Xintang, Guangdong province)

World Water Day

Image | 2009-03-23 at 12:21

World Water Day, March 22 2009. A member of the public reads a Greenpeace ground sticker in Beijing highlighting the water pollution problem in China.

World Water Day

Image | 2009-03-23 at 12:10

World Water Day, March 22 2009. A member of the public reads a Greenpeace ground sticker in Beijing highlighting the water pollution problem in China.

World Water Day

Image | 2009-03-23 at 11:46

World Water Day, March 22 2009. A member of the public reads a Greenpeace ground sticker in Beijing highlighting the water pollution problem in China.

World Water Day

Image | 2009-03-23 at 11:38

World Water Day, March 22 2009. A member of the public reads a Greenpeace ground sticker in Beijing highlighting the water pollution problem in China.

Refusing to take environmental pollution lying down

Image | 2013-04-15 at 6:00

This man is one of three members of a local community in Sichuan that are using excavators to try and move piles of industrial waste that have been contaminating their village for years. Fed up with being ignored by the polluters Lomon Group, a...

Wind Turbines at Nan Wind Farm

Image | 2012-01-16 at 11:30

Wind turbines at the Nan wind farm in Nan'ao taken in 2005. Guangdong Province has one of the best wind resources in China and is already home to several industrial scale wind farms. Massive investment in Wind power will help China overcome its...

Greenpeace ranked six big DIY home furnishing

Image | 2008-11-04 at 7:00

Greenpeace ranked six big DIY home furnishing chains in China on how forest-friendly their wood products were (October 2008).

This is Zhangkai Yi

Image | 2010-04-02 at 12:14

This is Zhangkai Yi, 71. He lives in Wayao village in drought-gripped Yunnan province. "If we don't get rain soon, then I'm afraid we will starve," he said.

Greenpeace activists and local farmers celebrate

Image | 2010-04-07 at 11:59

Greenpeace activists and local farmers celebrate the successful installation of solar pumps during one of Yunnan's worst droughts in a century.

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