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"Cadmium rice": heavy metal pollution of China's rice crops

Publication | 2014-04-24 at 16:50

Greenpeace East Asia sampled soil and rice crops in villages close to a cluster of heavy metals smelters in Hunan Province, an area that ranks first in rice output and among the top five in nonferrous metals production. Testing and analysis of...

The end of China's coal boom

Publication | 2014-04-11 at 0:00 2 comments

China’s coal control measures, driven by severe air pollution across the country, could help the world avoid catastrophic climate change, according to a new analysis.

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.

Little Monsters: A Field Guide to Hazardous Chemicals

Publication | 2014-01-29 at 0:00

These Little Monsters can be found lurking in our kid's clothes, escaping from factories, travelling through our waterways and causing mischief all over the world. Learn all about these scary beasts, their terrible traits and their horrific...

A Little Story About the Monsters In Your Closet

Publication | 2014-01-14 at 15:00 1 comment

A new investigation by Greenpeace has found a broad range of hazardous chemicals in children’s clothing and footwear across a number of major clothing brands, including fast fashion, sportswear and luxury brands.

A Little Story About a Monstrous Mess II

Publication | 2014-01-07 at 3:00

Greenpeace has witnessed and documented a huge, black plume of wastewater, on the surface of the sea neighboring China's Wubao Dyeing Industrial Zone, which is estimated to cover an area equal to 50 Olympic swimming pools and was easily spotted...

A Little Story About a Monstrous Mess

Publication | 2013-12-17 at 3:00

Greenpeace has investigated the hazardous chemical residues present in children’s clothing. A set of 85 clothing items from Zhili Town of Huzhou in Zhejiang Province and Shishi in Fujian Province - two large production bases for children’s...

China’s coal rush faces conundrum

Publication | 2013-12-02 at 15:30

China is highly dependent on coal as the primary source of energy and accounts for around 70% of the country’s total primary energy consumption. According to the ‘China Energy Statistical Yearbook 2012’, China consumed over 3.43 billion tons of...

Tracing back the smog

Publication | 2013-12-02 at 15:30

Greenpeace has been co-operating with a team from the University of Leeds, UK, led by Dr. Dabo Guan, with the aim to study PM2.5 sources and control strategies in Jingjinji, since the end of 2012. This project report is the first of its kind to...

Impact Report - Spring 2013

Publication | 2013-08-02 at 15:06

Of all the many wonderful successes we made last year, one of the most important was the success of our Fashion DETOX campaign starting from last November. We hope you feel as proud as we do of the amazing successes of our DETOX campaign.

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