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Bad to worse: ranking 74 Chinese cities by air pollution

Blog entry by Monica Tan | 2014-02-19

We've mined the data and produced a ranking of 74 Chinese cities by levels of PM2.5 air pollution . The figures were taken from official data published by the Ministry of Environmental Protection for the year of 2013, but we've...

A little story about a fashionable lie

Blog entry by Chiara Campione | 2014-02-18

When I was a child my mother used to tell me stories before going to bed. One of my favourites was “the Emperor’s New Clothes”, a tale of truth, lies and fashion. Today I want to tell you another little story this time about the...

A Little Story About a Fashionable Lie

Publication | 2014-02-18 at 0:00

A new investigation by Greenpeace International has found a broad range of hazardous chemicals in children's clothing and footwear produced by eight luxury fashion brands.

The stars looking out over the Arctic

Image | 2014-02-17 at 6:00

Join the millions who believe in protecting the Arctic. We want to create a global sanctuary around the North Pole, and ban offshore drilling and destructive industry in the Arctic. All photos are by award-winning celebrity photographer Andy...

Best of the rest: what we clicked on this week around the web

Blog entry by Monica Tan | 2014-02-14

Every Friday we round-up the links that picked up buzz on the internet. Don't forget to add us on Facebook  and  Twitter . Air of revolution: how activists and social media scrutinise city pollution . (The Guardian) How...

Why these Chinese children react differently to images of a toxic spill

Video | 2014-02-12 at 6:00

We recently showed images of this industrial spill off the coast of the city of Shishi to the children of Beijing, and asked them what they saw, with incredibly cute responses. But when we take the same images to an older child living nearby...

Seesaw Seesaw X Greenpeace: Secondhand kid's clothes swap party

Blog entry by Greenpeace East Asia | 2014-02-11

Why secondhand clothes? A recent Greenpeace test found toxic chemicals in children’s clothes, ranging from budget fashion to luxury brands products. Laundering may help to remove some toxic chemicals from new clothes. However,...

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