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Detox proves there's real strength in 'people power'

Video | 2013-10-30 at 6:00

Around the world a growing movement of people are using their creativity, design skills and purchasing power to demand fashion without pollution. United by a shared belief that the clothes we wear should carry a story we can be proud of,...

Toxic Chemicals Polluting China's Rivers

Video | 2009-07-05 at 19:07

China has rapidly industrialized and developed its economy, but at what cost?

How China's fertilizer industry is endangering villager lives

Video | 2013-04-02 at 0:00

Greenpeace has lifted the lid on a serious problem that's been plaguing China for decades. The country has now accumulated at least three hundred million tons of toxic phosphogypsum waste, or more than 200 kg for every citizen in China. Stacks in...

Textile towns in the shadows of pollution

Video | 2013-03-28 at 6:00

"If... we don't say anything, don't pay any attention, what will future generations do? How will they survive in this type of pollution? When our descendants come to pay their respects, they won't thank us. They will say, what were our...

Sichuan's pandas threatened by Chinese mining companies

Video | 2013-04-16 at 0:00

Mining and road construction has forced the local giant panda population of Longmen Mountain, Sichuan into an ever smaller and fragmented area. The panda is supposed to be one of China's most loved animals. How can we be willing to let their...

Beautiful Hainan Gibbons endangered due to deforestation

Video | 2011-11-25 at 16:52

Hainan's rainforests are home to the world's rarest primate, the Hainan gibbon, of which it is believed that only 23 remain in the wild. "When you have just 23 of a particular animal species left in the wild, that says we humans aren't being good...

Why these Chinese children react differently to images of a toxic spill

Video | 2014-02-12 at 3:00

We recently showed images of this industrial spill off the coast of the city of Shishi to the children of Beijing, and asked them what they saw, with incredibly cute responses. But when we take the same images to an older child living nearby...

Coal takes more than it gives

Video | 2012-03-28 at 12:38

Coal might be cheap, but it's a dirty form of energy that's causing a host of problems in China. In the short term, there's the air pollution that plagues the entire nation. In the long term, coal is contributing to devastating climate change...

China's Toxic Pesticide Cocktail

Video | 2009-04-09 at 12:05

There's a toxic cocktail of pesticides sprayed on to our vegetables and fruits everyday – strong enough to kill baby chicks that happen to walk into greenhouse at the wrong time.

The battle of coal vs. water

Video | 2013-09-12 at 6:45

Thousands of miles separate China's water-rich south and the nation's coal-rich north. In northwest China where water resources are particularly scarce, including the provinces of Inner Mongolia, Ningxia and Shaanxi, the coal industry is rapidly...

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