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Mind the GAP

Video | 2014-03-19 at 6:00

Earlier this month GAP officially opened its first ever store in Taiwan. Not wanting to miss out on the party, we decided to mark the occasion by giving GAP a little reminder of its unresolved toxic problems. As the ribbon was cut at the...

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...

Detox proves there's real strength in 'people power'

Video | 2013-10-30 at 9:00

Around the world a growing movement of people are using their creativity, design skills and purchasing power to demand fashion without pollution. United by a shared belief that the clothes we wear should carry a story we can be proud of,...

Textile towns in the shadows of pollution

Video | 2013-03-28 at 9:00

"If... we don't say anything, don't pay any attention, what will future generations do? How will they survive in this type of pollution? When our descendants come to pay their respects, they won't thank us. They will say, what were our...

Drowning in toxic waste

Video | 2013-01-02 at 6:30

Enough is enough. The world needed to see the environmental destruction that was being caused in the name of "fashion". And who better to bear witness to the crime than a bunch of second-hand mannequins who's CVs included wearing the same type of...

Detox Fashion

Video | 2012-12-20 at 6:30

Toxic is so last season. They say you can tell next season's hottest trend by looking at the colour of the rivers in China. But it doesn't have to be this way. Around the world, hundreds of thousands of people are calling on brands to make...

Actress Sun Qian: "As Mother Earth raised us, we too must love her"

Video | 2012-08-21 at 9:30 1 comment

Chinese actress Sun Qian, better known as Auntie Jin Xi from the television costume drama Zeng Huan Zhuan, shares her passion for protecting the environment and the dangers of toxic dust in the household. Head to PMwojia.com (in Chinese) to...

Washed posters expose fashion industry's dirty secret

Video | 2012-03-22 at 14:25

To mark World Water Day, Greenpeace activists, volunteers and the general public paste and wash posters in cities around the world. The action was part of the ongoing " Detox " campaign calling on the fashion industry to eliminate hazardous...

3D street art highlights toxics in clothing

Video | 2012-03-22 at 14:00

Planet Street Painting artists were commissioned by Greenpeace to make a giant 3D painting on the sidewalk of the World Fashion Centre. The piece highlights how global fashion brands have turned us into unwitting polluters . We tested...

Farmers in Yunnan talk to Greenpeace about the pollution of their water

Video | 2011-08-30 at 20:43

(In Chinese) Local farmers discuss the changes that have taken place since the contamination of the water supply.

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