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

Blog entry by Monica Tan | 2014-02-28

Every Friday we round-up the links that picked up buzz on the internet. Don't forget to add us on Facebook  and  Twitter . China's rubber boom obliterates southern forests . (Deutsche Welle) Ecuador pursued China oil...

The King's decree: toxic-free fashion for all

Blog entry by Cecilia Preite Martinez & Nina Lesikhina | 2014-02-24

One week ago today, Greenpeace joined the little King to reveal the ugly truth behind the glamour and glitz of luxury fashion - that brands like Louis Vuitton, Versace and Dolce&Gabbana are polluting our rivers by using hazardous...

Dolce&Gabbana, stop selling us toxic lies

Blog entry by Gabriele Salari | 2014-02-23

One week ago we opened Milan Fashion Week in style - revealing the toxic truth behind luxury fashion. As the highlight of the fashion calendar; the glamorous catwalk shows organised by brands like Dolce&Gabbana, from Milan to Paris,...

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

Blog entry by Monica Tan | 2014-02-21

Every Friday we round-up the links that picked up buzz on the internet. Don't forget to add us on Facebook  and  Twitter . China exceeds U.S. on energy-efficiency spending for first time . (Bloomberg) Taiwan's Fisheries...

Versace: enough lies! We want fashion we can be proud of

Blog entry by Chiara Campione | 2014-02-20

Milan Fashion Week is a circus of beauty and style - the stage on which the fashion world brings its dreams to life. This year, however, Greenpeace Italy opened proceedings with drama of a different kind: climbers unveiled a 100 sq...

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...

The King is Naked

Feature Story | 2014-02-18 at 0:00

Luxury brands including Versace, Louis Vuitton, Dior and Dolce & Gabbana are selling children’s clothes containing hazardous chemicals. These chemicals affect everyone.

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...

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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