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A Monstrous Mess: toxic water pollution in China

Feature Story | 2014-01-23 at 23:30

A team from Greenpeace East Asia's Detox campaign recently discovered an unsettling sight off the coast of South Eastern China. Next to the city of Shishi, a centre for children's clothing production, they discovered a huge black plume of...

Poisoning the Pearl River: 2nd Edition

Publication | 2010-01-19 at 14:24

In October 2009, Greenpeace published a report entitled “Poisoning the Pearl: An investigation into industrial water pollution in the Pearl River Delta”, where we sampled and analysed effluents from the discharge pipes of five manufacturing...

Poisoning the Pearl: addendum

Publication | 2009-12-03 at 10:00

An addendum containing information on correspondence between Greenpeace East Asia and Dongguan Cheong Ming, one of the companies mentioned in the main report, Poisoning the Pearl.

Poisoning the Pearl River: 1st Edition

Publication | 2009-10-28 at 10:00

An investigation into industrial water pollution in the Pearl River Delta.

Chemical farming is poisoning China’s water

Press release | 2009-01-08 at 10:00

Greenpeace reveals that in 20 out of 25 water samples collected in Lake Tai, the amount of fertiliser pollution exceeded the national standard. All of the samples are not fit for human use, and cannot even be used for industrial or agricultural...

World Water Day, Beijing

Feature Story | 2009-03-23 at 10:00

One in four people in China is living with unsafe water. Greenpeace China took that message to the streets in an unusually sticky way on World Water Day, March 22.

Primark joins the 5 Step Detox Programme

Feature Story | 2014-02-10 at 21:30

Today, British retail giant Primark became the 20th global clothing company to commit to Detox. In doing so, they have taken up the challenge laid down to the fashion industry by people around the world to eliminate all hazardous chemicals from...

Water Pollution

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

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.

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...

Global high tech industry contaminating waters in Southern China

Press release | 2007-02-08 at 10:00

Greenpeace today released a report demonstrating how some biggest brands of electronics industry, and their suppliers, are contaminating rivers and underground water with a wide range of toxic chemicals, some of which are environmentally persistent.

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