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Pollution

Topic | 19 March, 2008 at 17:58

The trash vortex

Topic | 1 March, 2014 at 13:00

The trash vortex is an area the size of Texas in the North Pacific in which an estimated six kilos of plastic for every kilo of natural plankton, along with other slow degrading garbage, swirls slowly around like a clock, choked with dead fish,...

Russian oil disaster

Topic | 6 August, 2012 at 11:28

For decades, Russia's oil giants have been polluting parts of the country's once thriving landscape, often in secret, spilling oil onto the land and into the Arctic Ocean, poisoning the water and destroying the livelihood of local communities and...

China's "Singles Day" clothing sales produced 258,000 tonnes of CO2 in 2016 - Greenpeace

Press release | 9 November, 2017 at 7:11

Beijing, 8 November 2017 - Apparel sales from China’s 2016 “Singles Day” internet shopping bonanza produced 258,000 tonnes of CO2 emissions -- equivalent to the CO2 absorbed by 2.58 million trees, new research from Greenpeace East Asia shows. [1]

Fit for the future

Topic | 20 March, 2014 at 16:13

We stand with everyone who wants healthy oceans for our children, who want marine life to thrive and the fishing industry to give jobs and a future for millions. We will be part of the movement that works to create and protect clean seas that...

Levi's shapes up to become a Detox leader

Feature story | 13 December, 2012 at 14:10

Levi Strauss & Co. today committed to go toxic-free. Why? Because you and hundreds of thousands of other people demanded that Levi’s “Go Forth and Detox”.

PFC pollution near chemical companies puts residents' health at risk

Press release | 14 November, 2016 at 8:00

Vicenza, Italy, 14 November 2016 - Greenpeace launched a report [1] today, identifying four pollution hotspots around the globe where chemical companies producing per - and polyfluorinated chemicals (PFCs) have contaminated the environment and...

Greenpeace reveals DOW's hidden collection in Paris fashion fair

Press release | 21 September, 2004 at 2:00

Greenpeace displayed pictures of the victims of the world's worst industrial disaster-Bhopal- at the opening of an international textile exhibition in Paris, where DOW Chemical, the entity responsible for the 1984 disaster presented a new fibre...

Nightmare in Bhopal

Feature story | 3 December, 2004 at 1:00

This December 3rd marks the 20th anniversary of the world's worst industrial disaster. Twenty years later, the legacy of tragedy continues. This is a story of the struggle of ordinary people asserting their basic human rights in the face of the...

Bhopal disaster - twenty years on (part I)

Feature story | 18 November, 2004 at 1:00

Almost 20 years have passed since the World's worst industrial disaster took place in Bhopal, India. To commemorate the anniversary and remind people about the environmental crimes committed by Dow we are running a series of features; part one...

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