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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.

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...

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...

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...

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.

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.

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...

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...

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.

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...

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...

Business as Usual - ‘Vinyl 2010’, The Voluntary Commitment of the PVC

Publication | 2 May, 2002 at 2:00

An examination of the contribution that the PVC Industry’s Voluntary Commitment makes in response to the European Commission’s Green PaperEnvironmental Issues of PVC and the health and environmentalconcerns posed by PVC plastic.

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

A review of the marine transport of radioactive materials with particular reference...

Publication | 19 April, 2002 at 2:00

A report to Greenpeace International by Tim Deere-Jones BSc.Hons, Maritime Studies, University of Wales, Cardiff Marine Environment & Pollution Consultant.

Hazardous Chemical Pollution of the Pearl River

Publication | 27 October, 2009 at 1:00

Investigation of chemicals discharged with waste waters from five industrial facilities in China, 2009.

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 ...

Reach Regulation Public Internet Consultation

Publication | 11 July, 2003 at 2:00

Is REACH possible? This is a joint NGO submission for the EU Commission's internet consultation on the proposed Chemicals Policy Reform.

Citizen Coal: Australia and its neighbours

Publication | 30 August, 2002 at 2:00

Australia is ‘the king of coal’ and the number one greenhouse gas emitter, per capita, in the world. It is failing to take any action on climate change by rejecting the Kyoto Protocol in order to protect its vested interests – including coal...

Countdown to a Deadly Shipment - Greenpeace briefing, April 2002

Publication | 26 April, 2002 at 2:00

General briefing on the dangerous and unneccessary plutonium trade and on the planned return of reject plutonium material from Japan to UK

Greenpeace and the dumping of wastes at sea

Publication | 6 June, 1999 at 2:00

It is fair to say that existing restrictions and bans on the dumping and incineration of wastes at sea would not have been enacted unless Greenpeace had undertaken and maintained a campaign to this aim in the 1970s, 1980s and 1990s. Greenpeace´s...

Destination Unknown - European single hull oiltankers: no place to go

Publication | 7 December, 2004 at 1:00

Report looking at what will happen to the single hulled oil tankers being phased out in the EU and how will they be scrapped.

MEP's Support for Substitution in REACH

Publication | 14 May, 2004 at 2:00

If you like to find out if your representative in the European parliament votes for the protection of your health and environment or the interests of industry, check out this document.Please note: This table is gradually being updated as we...

Consuming Chemicals - Hazardous chemicals in house dust as an indicator of chemical...

Publication | 30 April, 2003 at 2:00

What this report shows is that chemicals that may present a long-term hazard to human health are present in significant amounts in virtually every one of over 100 homes we visited. Here then is a clue as to why levels are increasing,...

Background: Federated States of Micronesia (FSM)/ Czech Republic TEIA

Publication | 17 January, 2010 at 1:00

A legal request by the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) for the initiation of an environmental impact assessment regarding the life-extension of a coal-fired power plant in the Czech Republic, known as Prunerov II.

Forests for Climate - Save the climate by saving forests

Publication | 29 November, 2008 at 16:44

The ecological, political, and financial stars are aligned for governments to take meaningful action on behalf of the climate, forests, and impoverished communities around the world. Standing forests are a tremendous carbon storehouse that must...

POZNAN 2008: Time to Get Serious about Climate Change

Publication | 29 November, 2008 at 1:00

In Copenhagen, governments must set the world on a course to avoid the potentially catastrophic risks posed by climate change. The Copenhagen agreement must have the highest probability of keeping global mean temperature increase as far below 2ºC...

Getting Serious about Nuclear Power - Too little, too late, too expensive – and too...

Publication | 29 November, 2008 at 16:55

Nuclear energy’s ‘contribution’ to fighting climate change would come too late (long after 2020), with huge costs (US$ 10 trillion) and would create a myriad of other serious hazards related to accidents, waste and proliferation. These large...

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