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Friday Five: Return of the Milu deer and toxic pork

Blog entry by Anna McGurk | 2016-07-01

Image: Creative Commons/ Peter O'Connor  China’s smog knocks 2 years off life expectancy [SCMP] A IEA released report on global health implications of air pollution has estimated that smog in China reduces life...

Greenpeace releases Hong Kong and Taiwan consumer report

Press release | 2016-06-28 at 20:18

HONG KONG, 22 Jun 2016 ¬– A Greenpeace study has found that Hong Kong residents seldom or never wear an estimated HKD 3.9 billion worth of clothing that they have purchased. The study was conducted by TNS, an independent global research agency,...

Greenpeace Urges Hong Kong Residents to ‘Buy Smart, Buy Less’

Press release | 2016-06-28 at 19:40

HONG KONG, 23 June 2016 – Today in Causeway Bay, Greenpeace visualized Hong Kongers’ shopping habits in the form of a 2.5m tall ‘Giant Girl’ that wore a dress upcycled from dozens of articles of used clothing and held shopping bags that featured...

Greenpeace East Asia responds to IEA report on Energy and Air Pollution

Press release | 2016-06-28 at 13:56

Beijing, Monday June 27 - The IEA’s report on Energy and Air Pollution, released today, underlines the urgency in moving to clean forms of energy if we are to stop millions of premature deaths around the world. The WHO (World Health...

Greenpeace calls on Hong Kong Government to demand suspension of Taishan Nuclear...

Press release | 2016-06-21 at 20:04

19 April 2016, Hong Kong – Greenpeace is calling on the Hong Kong government to protect its residents and demand China suspend construction of the world’s largest nuclear reactors amid safety concerns being raised from an identical project in...

Friday Five: Beijing is sinking and China's soil pollution plan

Blog entry by Anna McGurk | 2016-06-17

Friday roundup highlighting environmental news and commentary of the week Study Finds China’s Ecosystems Have Become Healthier [WSJ] Government efforts to restore China’s degraded ecosystems such as forests and...

Meet Wen Fang, the artivist turning pollution masks into absurd works of art

Blog entry by Anna McGurk | 2016-06-08

Sick of feeling helpless in the face of China’s toxic air pollution plague, Beijing based artist Wen Fang set out to tackle the problem in the only way she knew how: through her art. Two years later, her photography project ‘Maskbook’...

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