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7 air pollution hacks to help protect your family

Blog entry by Richard Casson | 11 December, 2017 1 comment

One question we often get asked at Greenpeace is: “what's the best way to protect myself from air pollution?” With news articles warning that  5.5 million people worldwide die prematurely every year  as a result of breathing...

High-Tech industry contaminating rivers and underground water in Asia and Mexico

Press release | 8 February, 2007 at 1:00

Greenpeace today released ‘Cutting Edge Contamination: A study of environmental pollution during the manufacture of electronic products’ (1). The report shows that some of the electronics industries’ biggest brands, and their suppliers, are...

Tests reveal Disney childrenswear contains hazardous chemicals

Press release | 15 April, 2004 at 2:00

A Greenpeace report published today shows that chemicals that may present a long-term hazard to human health are present in Disney childrenswear. Disney garments, including T-shirts, pyjamas and underwear, were bought in retail outlets in 19...

Exxon Valdez disaster- an ongoing history of lies

Press release | 24 March, 2004 at 1:00

On the 15th anniversary of the devastating Exxon Valdez oil spill, which saw 11 million gallons of oil being spilled into a pristine wilderness area in Alaska, Greenpeace demands that US oil giant ExxonMobil comes clean about the true state of...

Exposure: The human cost of corporate crimes in Bophal portrayed in a photographic...

Press release | 13 August, 2002 at 2:00

Greenpeace today launched a touring exhibition of photographs of Bhopal by world renowned Magnum photographer, Raghu Rai (1).

Justice favours corporate criminals in Bhopal?

Press release | 10 July, 2002 at 2:00

Activists Declare Nuclear Age Dead End

Feature story | 23 September, 2008 at 2:00

Activists turned the front of the Turkish Ministry of Energy into a mortuary to highlight the deadly risks involved with establishing a nuclear industry in Turkey. On the eve of a nuclear tender from the Turkish government, 37 activists from...

Raining chemicals?

Feature story | 28 May, 2003 at 2:00

To most people, it is the pure sweet refreshing act of nature that sometimes soaks you when you least expect it but always washes away the dirt and refreshes the landscape. But along with the rain comes some nasty chemicals where you would least...

Japanese nuclear safety scandal

Feature story | 30 August, 2002 at 2:00

Japan's largest nuclear utility has announced that there has been a safety cover-up for decades at its nuclear power plants. This is a devastating blow to an already embattled nuclear industry with global implications.

Dow CEO called upon to accept responsibility for 1984 Bhopal chemical disaster by...

Feature story | 9 May, 2002 at 2:00

Dow CEO called upon to accept responsibility for 1984 Bhopal chemical disaster by survivors representatives and Greenpeace at Dow AGM.

HP and Apple's toxic laptops exposed

Feature story | 18 September, 2006 at 2:00

Some of the best-known laptops are contaminated with some of the worst toxic chemicals. Of the five top brands we tested Hewlett-Packard and Apple laptops showed the worst contamination levels.

NGOs call on Commission to stop reversing on chemicals reform

Press release | 25 September, 2003 at 2:00

In a press conference today environmental and consumer NGOs reacted strongly to leaked Commission 'interservice' legislative texts on the new EU Chemicals Policy. The documents reveal that the European Commission plans to make far-reaching...

Baltic oil dumper blocked by Greenpeace

Press release | 7 June, 2002 at 2:00

Toxic Bhopal water delivered to Dow chemicals

Press release | 3 December, 2001 at 1:00

Greenpeace brings oil disaster to EU Headquarters

Press release | 6 December, 2002 at 1:00

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