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Italian composer and pianist Ludovico Einaudi performs one of his own compositions on a floating platform in the Arctic Ocean, in front of the Wahlenbergbreen glacier, in Svalbard, Norway. The composition, Elegy for the Arctic, was inspired by eight million voices from around the world calling for Arctic protection
Greenpeace protesters climb the British Museum in London, in protest against BP’s sponsorship of the museum’s Sunken Cities exhibition
An activist from the enviromental oganisation Greenpeace attaches a replica gas mask to the face of the statue of Nelson on Nelson’s column during a protest in Trafalgar Square, London. Greenpeace activists scaled numerous statues across the capital to highlight dangerous levels of pollution.
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A giant model of a Polar Bear is moved from its position outside the Shell building after Actress Emma Thomson joined Greenpeace climate change activists on Tuesday in London, England. The event was marked as a celebration after the Anglo-Dutch oil company announced yesterday that it was pulling out of Arctic oil drilling
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Greenpeace activists climb on cranes to stop the UK-registered Safmarine Sahara cargo ship from docking after they wrote on its hull “illegal timber”, at the Port de la Pallice in La Rochelle, western France on Monday
Activists of the international environmentalist organisation Greenpeace unfurl a banner against the planned Paks II nuclear power plant at the Adam Clark square in central Budapest, Hungary.
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Members of Greenpeace hang a large poster of Dutch activist Faiza Oulahsen on the office building of Shell during a protest calling for the release of the “Arctic 30″ in Rotterdam.
Greenpeace International activist Miguel Hernan Perez Orzi of Argentina cries after he is granted bail by a court in St Petersburg, Russia.
A delegate takes pictures of Greenpeace activists holding pictures of 30 people who were arrested in Russia over a protest against Arctic oil drilling, during the 19th conference of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change at the National Stadium in Warsaw.
Activists belonging to the environmental group Robin Wood hold placards protesting against Russia’s President Vladimir Putin and former German chancellor Gerhard Schroeder as they demonstrate in front of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea in Hamburg. The tribunal was holding a hearing into the dispute between the Netherlands and Russia over the seizure by Russian forces of the Dutch-flagged Greenpeace vessel Arctic Sunrise.
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Greenpeace International activist Sini Saarela from Finland at the Murmansk Regional Court. Sini Saarela is one of the ‘Arctic 30′ who are now in custody charged with piracy, punishable for up to 15 years in prison. The Netherlands said today it has taken Russia to the world’s maritime court in order to free 30 crew members of Greenpeace’s Arctic Sunrise, charged with piracy after protesting Arctic oil drilling.
Greenpeace activist Anthony Perrett from Britain attends a bail hearing at a regional court on Wednesday in Murmansk, Russia.
Briton Kieron Bryan, a freelance videographer commissioned by Greenpeace International, attends a bail hearing at the Regional Court of Murmansk. Two Britons held in Russia for a Greenpeace protest were ordered to remain in pre-trial detention on Friday, a defeat for the first of the many foreigners among the 30 detainees to seek bail. Mr Bryan and Greenpeace activist Phillip Ball, who like the others face piracy charges, had appealed against an order that they be held through late November.
A Greenpeace activist holds a photo of Brazilian Ana Paula Maciel, 31, during a protest in support of activists arrested in Russia, in front of the Russian embassy in Brasilia. A Russian court ordered 20 Greenpeace protestors from around the world to be held in custody for two months pending further investigation over a protest against offshore oil drilling in the Arctic.
Greenpeace demonstrators climb the Shard building, in central London, on Thursday. Greenpeace said on it’s website that the six women attempting to climb the Shard, the tallest building in western Europe, were protesting against drilling for oil in the Arctic