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Water Pollution

Standard Page | 2011-06-28 at 16:18

China is facing a water crisis. Its per capita water supply is significantly lower than the global average, but its demand for water is astronomical. Both industry and agriculture use massive amounts of water – and create massive water pollution.

Playing dirty: how factories hide their pollution in China

Feature Story | 2009-11-03 at 13:20

There are lots of ways to fool environmental inspectors. Here we take a look at how factories in China do it.

Water pollution: the dirty China story

Feature Story | 2009-10-13 at 6:00

Greenpeace China checks up on how a new environmental regulation is working in China and finds big companies like Shell and Sinopec are ignoring it.

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.

Playing Dirty

Standard Page | 2011-06-28 at 16:36

How factories hide their pollution in China

Sampling and Investigation

Standard Page | 2011-06-29 at 0:16

Greenpeace collects scientific evidence of hazardous chemicals in China through testing water samples and documenting environmental degradation. We then use this evidence to lobby polluters and the government to ask for change.

China blacklists polluting factories

Feature Story | 2010-02-04 at 7:00

Rivers running thick with pollution, cancer villages downstream of industrial parks, poisoned crops and sickened babies. The reality of water pollution in China is one of the country’s biggest tragedies. And the true extent of this pollution is...

What We Do

Standard Page | 2010-07-15 at 21:29

Greenpeace is working in China to stop hazardous chemical pollution of China’s limited water resources and pushing for an end to the illegal e-waste trade.

Textile Towns in China Pay High Environmental Toll for Export Economy

Press release | 2010-11-30 at 7:00

Greenpeace investigations have found widespread pollution, including high concentrations of heavy metals, in Xintang and Gurao, two textile factory towns in Guangdong province that make blue jeans and bras, respectively. Greenpeace calls upon the...

Nike, Adidas and Li Ning: Detox the world's water

Feature Story | 2011-07-12 at 19:32

Game on, Nike, Adidas and Li Ning. Greenpeace is calling you out to see which one of you is stronger on the flats, quicker on the breaks, turns faster and plays harder at a game we're calling 'Detox': Who'll be the first to take action and...

Undercover investigation reveals suppliers of top clothing brands polluting China’s...

Press release | 2011-07-13 at 10:29

Beijing — Greenpeace released new evidence showing that the suppliers of major clothing brands, including sportswear giants Adidas, Nike and Li Ning, are polluting rivers part of the Yangtze and Pearl River deltas in China. Greenpeace’s Dirty...

How international pressure can change Chinese factories

Blog entry by Monica Tan | 2012-12-27 1 comment

The year kicked off with Mike Daisey's controversial monologue lambasting labor conditions in Chinese factories making Apple products. But it has ended with actual change in an altogether different industry but who too were accused of...

Fashion chains make China's toxic water pollution a global issue

Blog entry by Monica Tan | 2012-04-10

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...

In Jiujiang City, Jiangxi Province, a factory directly discharges wastewater into...

Image | 2007-05-01 at 7:00

In Jiujiang City, Jiangxi Province, a factory directly discharges wastewater into Poyang Lake.

Playing dirty: how factories hide their pollution

Image | 2009-11-02 at 15:44

Playing dirty: how factories hide their pollution in China.

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