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Victory - Toxic ship export controlled

Feature story | 1 November, 2004 at 1:00

In a major victory for the environment and workers in developing nations the dumping of old ships, often containing tonnes of toxic trash, has now been controlled under international law. This should mean an end to toxic horrors such as workers...

Spain's sinking hazardous ship

Feature story | 9 September, 2004 at 2:00

A four-year-old scandal involving the MV Ulla, a vessel carrying hazardous waste from Spain, finally came to a head on Monday outside the Turkish port of Iskenderun, where the vessel sank taking 2000 tons of hazardous waste with it.

Climate chaos misery

Feature story | 15 August, 2002 at 2:00

Eastern Europe under water, continent wide smog clouds in Asia, both floods and droughts in India and China, heat waves in Canada, the US and Australia. Is this a taste of a warmer world where our insatiable desire for fossil fuels causes the...

Nuclear transports endanger Pacific States

Feature story | 17 July, 2002 at 2:00

Currently a highly dangerous nuclear cargo is being transported across the Pacific en route from Japan to the UK. The two armed ships carrying enough plutonium to make 50 nuclear bombs have completely disregarded several requests from Pacific...

Say no to war

Topic | 20 April, 2007 at 15:50

Estonia launches toxic tanker Probo Koala investigation: Greenpeace ends blockade as...

Press release | 27 September, 2006 at 2:00

Greenpeace today announced the end of its three day blockade of the Probo Koala and welcomed the decision by the Estonian Attorney General to launch an investigation into the toxic tanker.

UK Pressured over Radioactive Discharges

Press release | 26 June, 2003 at 2:00

Toxic Lobby - How the chemicals industry is trying to kill REACH

Publication | 4 May, 2006 at 12:00

Large chemicals firms representing private business interests have led a concerted push to undermine and destroy EU attempts to protect the public from hazardous chemicals. The report, 'Toxic Lobby: How the chemicals industry is trying to kill...

Man made chemicals in Maternal and Umbilical cord blood

Publication | 8 September, 2005 at 2:00

Detailed testing results from the TNO laboratory analysis for the report "A present for life" which confirms that known or suspected hazardous chemicals from eight chemical groups are commonly present in umbilical cord blood.

A guide and analysis to assist countries with implementing the Stockholm Convention...

Publication | 18 June, 2003 at 2:00

The present paper is intended as an analysis and guide to assist countries with implementation of the POPs treaty, and the development of legislation to address all hazardous substances. The paper provides reference information for the treaty...

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