Yup, that's a photo of me in the midst of a very staticy-hair day in Beijing, and me slumming it with some nuke cans in our Hong Kong office. I've uploaded these to Instagram as part of Greenpeace's new video for our Detox campaign .
Early one morning in 2011, environmentalist Lei Yuting was crouched by the side of the Fenghua River, which snakes through the Chinese province of Ningbo. Despite his face mask and protective goggles he could smell the chemical dyes...
Our toxics campaigner Wu Yixiu recently appeared on CCTV to discuss China's severe water pollution problem. Head to CCTV to watch the interview or read the transcript below.
According to the World Bank, the consequences of water...
Image © Greenpeace / Alex Yallop
Behind the beautiful advertising, the catwalk glamour and the perfectly manicured nails lies a world that those inside the industry do not want you to see, and definitely don't want you to talk...
Global fashion brands are turning us into unwitting polluters. This is what we discovered in our latest research conducted on clothing and sportswear produced by big companies such as Abercrombie & Fitch, Ralph Lauren and G-Star.
New research commissioned by Greenpeace International shows that residues of the
hazardous chemicals nonylphenol ethoxylates (NPEs) – used in textile manufacturing –
remain in many clothing items sold by major international clothing brands and,...
As reported on CCTV last Friday:
Earlier this week a South Korean ship carrying sulphuric acid sank in waters off Southern China. Environmentalists now warn that a leak of thousands of tonnes of acid could lead to a disaster.
In the historic year of 1997, Greenpeace opened its office in Hong Kong. Fourteen years later, the reasons for Greenpeace working in China and Hong Kong are as clear as ever: China is the world's largest emitter of greenhouse gases .
A sleeping infant in a weaving factory in Gurao, Shantou. In Gurao, where the economy is centered around textile production, Greenpeace has found high levels of industrial pollution and has documented the effects on the community.
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