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One of the many thousands of homes deserted

Image | 22 October, 2005 at 2:00

One of the many thousands of homes deserted after the Chernobyl disaster.

Collecting soil samples from areas contaminated

Image | 21 October, 2005 at 3:00

Collecting soil samples from areas contaminated by the Chernobyl disaster.

Workers lacking any protective clothing or

Image | 1 October, 2005 at 2:00

Workers lacking any protective clothing or safety training are used to scrap old ships to generate large profits for the shipping industry at the cost of human rights and the environment.

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.

Toxic Technology contaminates e-waste recycling yards in China and India

Press release | 17 August, 2005 at 2:00

Greenpeace International today released a report of its’ scientific investigations into the hazardous chemicals found in the scrap yards where electronic waste is recycled in China and India. The results from analysing the dust from workshops, as...

LG takes up the toxic tech challenge

Feature story | 17 August, 2005 at 2:00

"Life's Good" might be the LG motto (LG is an electronics company) but life just got a whole lot better for the planet after LG announced that they are committing to eliminating toxic chemicals from their entire consumer electronics range.

Hazelwood coal power station is the industrialised

Image | 11 August, 2005 at 3:00

Hazelwood coal power station is the industrialised world’s most greenhouse-polluting power plant. It's 40 years old and was due to be retired in 2005 but has recently been given a license to pollute for another 30 years.

A boy winces at the acrid smoke rising from

Image | 11 August, 2005 at 3:00

A boy winces at the acrid smoke rising from the computer motherboards being melted over open fires in a electronics waste (e-waste) recycling yard in Delhi. Such open air burning of electronics parts to recover metals causes large exposure of...

Electronics dirty secret

Generic multimedia item | 8 July, 2005 at 2:00

Discover what happen to old electronic equipment that often ends up being scrapped under appalling conditions in Asia.

Toxic Toy Story

Press release | 5 July, 2005 at 2:00

Children’s plastic toys sold in Europe are to be made safer following a decision by the European Parliament today to ban manufacturers from using six toxic chemicals to soften the plastic. The ban follows evidence that the chemicals, shown to...

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