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Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs)

Publication | 19 June, 2002 at 2:00

A guide and analysis to assist countries with implementation of the treaty.

The Real Face of the Kangaroo

Publication | 1 March, 2000 at 1:00

After the major cyanide spill which killed virtually all life in Hungary's second largest river, the Tisza, Greenpeace sent an international crew to the place oforigin of the spill in Romania to witness and document the situation through...

Edison out: The struggle to stop coal fired power plants in Bo Nok and Ban Krut, Thailand

Publication | 1 January, 2002 at 1:00

Imagine if an electricity company tried to build a dirty coal fired power plant on a rural beach near a national park in, say, southern California in 2002. Now, imagine if that coastal area was a breeding ground for whales anddolphins. Most...

“It's about the people, not about the products” - the faces of PFC pollution

Blog entry by Elske Krikhaar and Jeffrey Dugas | 15 November, 2016

Elske Krikhaar, Greenpeace International The first thing that went through my mind as I entered Jan and Ineke van Genderen’s living room was how close the DuPont/Chemours facility was. I could almost see it from the window. It is...

Western European companies dump toxic ships on Turkish beach

Press release | 14 January, 2002 at 1:00

Technical guidelines for cleanup at the Union Carbide India Ltd (UCIL) site in Bhopal...

Publication | 26 October, 2002 at 2:00

Guidelines for the full clean up of this global toxic hotspot.

Toxic substances in laptops: Greenpeace study exposes HP's lie

Press release | 18 September, 2006 at 2:00

A Greenpeace study has revealed the presence of toxic substances in well-known brand laptops, with HP and Apple having the highest contamination levels. (1) HP's statement on its website that brominated flame retardant (BFR) decaBDE had been...

Greenpeace pulls plug on dirty electronics

Press release | 23 May, 2005 at 2:00

Greenpeace called on dirty electronics companies to clean up their act today, starting with toxic tech giant, Hewlett-Packard. At 08.00 this morning, 15 Greenpeace activists delivered a truckload of electronic waste to the company's European...

Where Have All The Tuna Gone?

Publication | 24 May, 2006 at 2:00

Fishing for northern bluefin tuna is one of the most profitable fishing industries in the Mediterranean. However, today's mismanagement, boosted by purse seining fishing fleets and the fast development of tuna fattening ranches, threatens the...

Confronting coal in Europe

Feature story | 2 December, 2008 at 1:00

As politicians gather to discuss the future of our climate, we took dramatic action on land and at sea to kick start an energy revolution. In Poland, activists carrying a banner reading “Quit Coal, Save the Climate” have scaled the 150 metre-high...

Greener Electronics – Major companies fail to show climate leadership

Feature story | 24 November, 2008 at 1:00

The latest edition of our Guide to Greener Electronics has revealed that very few firms are showing true climate leadership. Despite many green claims, major companies like Dell, Microsoft, Lenovo, LG, Samsung and Apple are failing to support the...

Who really rules our planet?

Feature story | 19 August, 2002 at 2:00

As government leaders meet in Johannesburg for the second Earth Summit, we have to ask why they are bothering. If you wanted to make some changes on Sesame Street, wouldn't it make more sense to invite the writers and puppeteers to meet, rather...

Dell promises greener computers but users want more

Feature story | 26 June, 2006 at 2:00

Dell has become the latest company to promise to remove the worst toxic chemicals from it products, closely following the move of its rival HP. Both companies have been pressured by us to make their products greener and help tackle the growing...

Citizen science in action: open-source air pollution monitoring in Bulgaria

Blog entry by Teodora Stoyanova | 14 November, 2016

Every day, we breathe in between 15,000 and 20,000 litres of air – enough to fill three hot air balloons in a year. This precious substance is made up of 78% nitrogen, 21% oxygen and 1% carbon dioxide. But what else is in the air we...

Shipping company calls for international mandatory regulation to stop deadly effects...

Press release | 10 June, 2003 at 2:00

One of the world's biggest shipping companies, Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC), conceded today that international mandatory regulations are necessary to protect workers and prevent environmental pollution at Asian shipbreaking yards. MSC...

H&M’s “Detox” commitment set to be this season’s hottest fashion trend

Press release | 20 September, 2011 at 9:53

Beijing/Stockholm, 20 September 2011 – Fast fashion retail giant H&M committed yesterday to eliminate the use of hazardous chemicals from all production processes associated with the manufacture of its products by 2020 at the latest, following...

Noranda, from Canada to Patagonia, a Life of Crime

Publication | 6 November, 2003 at 1:00

One of the world’s largest integrated mining and metals companies, the Canadian-founded Noranda, Inc. has left a trail of pollution across the Americas. Noranda has accumulated over US$1.2 million of fines for breaching environmental ...

Burning our Future

Publication | 29 July, 2002 at 2:00

The true costs of building coal-fired power plants and the case for renewable energy alternatives

Oil tanker phase out threatens Asian workers and environment

Press release | 4 April, 2005 at 2:00

4 April, 2005 Amsterdam - A worldwide ban on single hulled oil tankers that enters into force tomorrow (1) threatens to dump thousands of toxic ships on Asian and Turkish beaches. Workers in India, China and Turkey break up European vessels in...

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