Permalink: https://media.greenpeace.org/archive/Action-Against--Clipper-Hope--in-Brazil-27MZIFVKX6F9.htmlConceptually similarAction Against 'Clipper Hope' in BrazilGP043DLCompleted★★★★Action Against 'Clipper Hope' in BrazilGP043DMCompleted★★★★Action Against 'Clipper Hope' in BrazilGP043DNCompleted★★★★Action Against 'Clipper Hope' in BrazilGP043DOCompleted★★★★Action Against 'Clipper Hope' in BrazilGP043DJCompleted★★★★Q'orianka Kilcher Joins Action in BrazilGP0431QCompleted★★★★Action Against 'Clipper Hope' in BrazilGP043D9Completed★★★★Q'orianka Kilcher Joins Action in BrazilGP0431JCompleted★★★★'Clipper Hope' Occupation in BrazilGP043DICompleted★★★★View AllGP043DKAction Against 'Clipper Hope' in BrazilRainbow Warrior crew members and volunteers celebrate the end of the 6 hour occupation.The day after President Dilma failed to fully veto controversial changes to Brazil's ‘forest code Greenpeace activists occupied a pile of pig iron and industrial cranes in the port of Sao Luis. A second team of climbers occupied cranes onboard the ship. Greenpeace is taking action to expose serious crimes in the production of Brazilian pig iron (an intermediate product in the steelmaking process) including slave labour, deforestation and the invasion of indigenous lands.Locations:Amazon-Brazil-Maranhão-São Luis-South AmericaDate:26 May, 2012Credit:© Marizilda Cruppe / GreenpeaceMaximum size:2362px X 1574pxKeywords:Automotive industry-Cargo ships-Celebrations-Day-Deforestation-Forests (campaign title)-Greenpeace crew-Happiness-Iron ore mining-KWCI (GPI)-Men-MY Rainbow Warrior III-Occupation actions-Outdoors-Ports-Rainforests-Steelmaking industry-Two peopleShoot:'Clipper Hope' Occupation in BrazilGreenpeace activists take action against the ship Clipper Hope, preventing its departure from the Amazon to the USA, where its cargo of pig iron will be used to make steel for the US car industry. Pig iron from the company that owns the cargo – Viena - is exported to a US company that claims to supply car makers including Ford, GM, Mercedes and BMW. A new Greenpeace report "Driving Destruction in the Amazon" reveals how some of the world’s biggest car companies are using steel products made from this pig iron, despite the destruction caused by its production. Thousands of remote charcoal camps in Brazil have pillaged huge areas of natural rainforest to smoulder into wood charcoal. The charcoal is burnt in blast furnaces which convert iron ore to pig iron. Greenpeace is taking action to expose serious crimes in the production of Brazilian pig iron including slave labour, deforestation and the invasion of indigenous lands.Related Collections:Rainbow Warrior in Brazil (Photo + Video)Driving Rainforest Destruction In The Amazon.