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Poisoning the Pearl

Publication | 27 October, 2009 at 1:00

An investigation into industrial water pollution in the Pearl River Delta

Mediterranean Marine Governance

Publication | 29 October, 2009 at 1:00

A vision for a sustainable future in the Mediterranean.

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...

Letter from UN to Greenpeace re Prestige and oil tanker security

Publication | 21 January, 2003 at 1:00

Response of United Nations to Greenpeace demands for tighter controls on oil tankers in wake of Prestige oil spill.

Exporting pollution: Double standards in UK energy exports

Publication | 12 July, 2002 at 2:00

The last ten years have seen substantial financing by export credit agencies of fossil fuel powerprojects in developing countries – projects that will emit millions of tonnes of climatechanging gases into our atmosphere for decades to come.

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...

Swimming in Chemicals - Widespread presence of brominated flame retardants and PCBs...

Publication | 3 November, 2005 at 9:44

European eels from 20 locations in 10 countries across Europe were found to contain varying levels of brominated flame retardants (BFRs) and/or polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs). Some of the chemicals analysed are in current use while others have...

Hazardous Chemicals in Precipitation

Publication | 26 May, 2003 at 2:00

Greenpeace study showing that rainwater in three European countries is polluted with a range of hazardous chemicals.Scientists analysed 50 samples of rainwater collected by Greenpeace across the Netherlands, with secondary sampling from Belgium...

Chemical Stockpiles at Union Carbide India Limited in Bhopal: an investigation

Publication | 8 January, 2003 at 1:00

Investigation into the chemical stockpiles at the abandoned Union Carbide plant in Bhopal, India.

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.

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...

Dow: Pay your debt to the victims of Bhopal before investing in new textiles

Publication | 20 September, 2004 at 2:00

On the night of December 2nd - 3rd 1984, 40 tonnes of lethal gases leaked from the Union Carbide Corporation’s pesticide factory in Bhopal, India. 8,000 people died immediately, today the toll has reached some 20,000 people.Well over 150,000...

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 ...

Chemical Legacy - Contamination of the Child

Publication | 20 October, 2003 at 2:00

In early 2003, Greenpeace exposed the presence of persistent, bioaccumulative chemical pollutants in samples of house dust taken from homes across the UK. Research published by Greenpeace in October 2003 reveals that these same chemicals can be...

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