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China’s cancer: water pollution

Feature Story | 2009-03-20 at 12:20

China's water pollution has reached grave proportions. Greenpeace China Toxics Campaigner Mariah Zhao explains how a visit to a "cancer" village in Jiangsu province solidifed her resolve to stop this human tragedy.

BASF: the bad boy in China?

Feature Story | 2009-02-13 at 7:00

It sounds great, doesn’t it? BASF wants to build a mega factory bringing thousands of jobs to China’s poor western region. Not so fast.

Go go gadget green

Feature Story | 2009-01-13 at 7:00

How green are the latest gadgets? Not as green as we’d like but getting better. Greenpeace checked out 50 products by 15 major companies for their enviro street cred. Who came on top?

Gadgets get greener says our new guide

Feature Story | 2008-09-19 at 13:28

Top brands like Nokia and Samsung are getting greener, according to the latest edition of the Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics. Read on to check out the guide and see if your favourite brand is really that eco-friendly.

Tasty new Apple iPods

Feature Story | 2008-09-16 at 6:00

Apple’s new line of iPods gets our green seal of approval, but we are still waiting for iPhones and Macs to stop using toxic chemicals.

Poisoning the poor – Electronic Waste in Ghana

Feature Story | 2008-08-13 at 6:00

Greenpeace has discovered high tech toxic trash (e-waste) causing horrendous pollution in Ghana.

Take Action To Stop BASF’s Double Standards in China!

Feature Story | 2008-07-07 at 6:00

Germany’s BASF Group, the world’s largest chemical company, has adopted double standards in China regarding environmental information disclosure. BASF has a responsibility to the Chinese public to act according to its international standards...

Observer's blog

Blog entry by Benjamin Moy | 2008-06-20

At this moment, our activists are preparing to board the container vessel. I will try to report to you everything that is going on. I hope that you will join us in our campaign against the illegal dumping of electronic waste by ...

Greenpeace intercepts illegal US electronic waste shipment to Hong Kong

Press release | 2008-06-14 at 6:00

Greenpeace activists boarded the Yang Ming Success and prevented the offloading of an illegal container of waste electronic devices (e-waste) from the Port of Oakland in the United States, on its way to Sanshui district in mainland China, via...

Illegal e-waste exposed

Feature Story | 2008-06-14 at 6:00

A container of electronic waste (e-waste) from the port of Oakland in the United States was intercepted in Hong Kong by Greenpeace activists. After months of research, we determined that the container was destined for Sanshui district in mainland...

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