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Heavy metals and other hazardous chemicals discharged in China river

Publication | 2010-09-02 at 8:00

Greenpeace investigated a Shenzhen plant (Shenzhen Resources) that specializes in the treatment of various wastes, which are then discharged into the Dongbao River. However, the results indicate that the plant is failing to adequately remove...

The True Cost of Coal: Air Pollution and Public Health (Summary)

Publication | 2010-08-27 at 14:59

Coal combustion emissions pose a significant threat to public health, causing an estimated 500,000 premature deaths in 2008. Its related diseases include respiratory disease, cancer, and birth defects, all of which are very much part of the real...

Swimming in Poison

Publication | 2010-08-25 at 8:00

A new Greenpeace study has revealed the widespread presence of hazardous chemicals in fish caught along the length of the Yangtze River. These chemicals are hazardous, persistent, and bio-accumulative, and have been banned or restricted in EU...

The Real Cost of Nitrogen Fertilizer (Summary)

Publication | 2010-08-25 at 8:00

Greenpeace has invited Professor Wen Tiejun and his team from the Renmin University’s School of Agriculture and Rural Area Development to present an analysis of China’s chemical fertilizer industry, nitrogen fertilizer use, its impacts, and...

Annual Report 2009

Publication | 2010-08-06 at 12:47

Climate change was our main priority in 2009, and though the Copenhagen conference in December did not result in a binding deal, we generated great public support and awareness around the world and in China for our work. We also continued...

Chemicals Calling for Priority Action

Publication | 2010-07-27 at 8:00

According to a 2009 government inventory, there are over 45,000 chemicals in use in China right now, many of which are potentially dangerous. Greenpeace East Asia conducted a preliminary analysis of this inventory to identify the most potentially...

How Sinar Mas is Pulping the Planet

Publication | 2010-07-06 at 8:00

Sumatra’s peat swamp forests not only provide habitat for endangered species such as the Sumatran tiger, they are also of critical importance in mitigating climate change. The clearing and draining of peatlands is the key reason why Indonesia...

Greenpost Vol. 49 - Summer Issue

Publication | 2010-06-10 at 18:08

Read about how we made Nestle give the forests a break; cooling primary school kids in Yunnan with solar energy; and a little mermaid called Fatina.

Greenpost Vol. 48 - Spring Issue

Publication | 2010-03-10 at 19:08

Greenpost Vol. 48 - Spring Issue

The True Cost of Coal

Publication | 2010-01-21 at 10:00

China is the world’s biggest producer and consumer of coal. The country’s rocketing economic growth is heavily dependent on it, with more than 70 per cent of its energy needs coming from coal (the global average is around 30 per cent). However...

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