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A Monstrous Mess: toxic water pollution in China

Feature Story | 2014-01-23 at 23:30

A team from Greenpeace East Asia's Detox campaign recently discovered an unsettling sight off the coast of South Eastern China. Next to the city of Shishi, a centre for children's clothing production, they discovered a huge black plume of...

Asia Pulp & Paper: from confrontation to engagement

Blog entry by Bustar Maitar | 2014-01-22

I’m usually concerned about speaking too soon, but it feels to me like the risk of Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) now reneging on its zero deforestation pledge is diminishing with every passing month. Breaking such a highly publicised promise...

Burberry: Detoxing is not just a fashion fad

Blog entry by JulietteH | 2014-01-22 2 comments

If " Detox " was on your list of New Year's Resolutions, but you already found it falling to the bottom of your hopelessly long "to-do" list then fear not! You can still Detox  - but instead of beginning with yourself, why not...

Do you believe in a Detox happy ending?

Blog entry by Ilze Smit | 2014-01-22

Earlier last week Greenpeace launched the latest chapter of the Detox  campaign for toxic-free fashion, revealing how hazardous Little Monsters are lurking in all kinds of kid's clothes - from luxury to budget - and calling on big...

China's coal to gas plans: old wine in new bottles

Blog entry by Justin Guay and Li Shuo | 2014-01-19

The Chinese coal industry has a plan to solve the nations air pollution crisis -- consume more coal. Last week the Chinese chief energy planning agency, the National Energy Administration (NEA) concluded its annual work session with a...

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

Blog entry by Monica Tan | 2014-01-17

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 sets targets for curbing air pollution . (Reuters) China mulls national pollution permit...

A toxic nightmare - there are monsters in your closet!

Blog entry by Nadia Haiama | 2014-01-14

Today we told the world a story , a story about the Little Monsters in children's clothes and shoes. As the mother of a young daughter this is one story I had to read and one that revealed a shocking truth about the clothes we buy for...

Little Monsters: A Detox Fairy Tale

Feature Story | 2014-01-14 at 16:00

The latest report by Greenpeace East Asia revealed the presence of hazardous chemicals in clothing items bought from 12 global brands, from fast fashion giants like Primark, to sportswear brands like adidas and luxury labels like Burberry.

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

Blog entry by Monica Tan | 2014-01-10

Every Friday we round-up the links that picked up buzz on the internet. Don't forget to add us on Facebook  and  Twitter . Desolation of smog: Tackling China's air quality crisis . (BBC News) China publicly crushes six...

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

Blog entry by Monica Tan | 2014-01-03

Every Friday we round-up the links that picked up buzz on the internet. Don't forget to add us on Facebook  and  Twitter . Top 10 airpocalyptic moments from 2013 . (Shanghaiist) Year in review: The biggest environmental...

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