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Sampling and Collecting Evidence

Standard Page | 2011-06-29 at 2:16

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.

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.

Hope and Pain: A Greenpeace Exhibit at 798 Art District

Feature Story | 2010-09-27 at 8:00

Come see Greenpeace's photo exhibit Hope & Pain: An Exhibition of Water Pollution at Inter Gallery from Sept 26 to Oct 3. This moving exhibit features work by Eugene Smith, Aileen Mioko Smith, Lu Guang and Joseph Ellis.

BASF: the bad boy in China?

Feature Story | 2009-02-13 at 10:00

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.

Hormone Disruptors Found in Wild Yangtze River Fish

Press release | 2010-08-25 at 8:00

A new Greenpeace study has revealed the widespread presence of hazardous chemicals in wild fish caught along the length of the Yangtze River. Some of these chemicals have been banned or are under restricted use in European Union nations as well...

Swimming in Poison: A hazardous chemical cocktail found in Yangtze River Fish

Feature Story | 2010-08-26 at 8:00

The Yangtze River flows through China's heartland, feeding 400 million people and providing drinking water to 186 cities. Yet this life-giving river is far from pristine. As a new Greenpeace report shows, its fish are tainted with hazardous...

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

Feature Story | 2011-07-12 at 21:32

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 12:29

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...

Stakeout at the Discharge Pipe

Blog entry by Zheng Yu, Greenpeace East Asia Toxics Campaigner | 2011-07-14

In the morning, the small park is filled with early-rising exercisers. We join them, following the riverbank toward the wastewater discharge pipe. As we walk, the clean air becomes unbreathable. The sour, irritating stink increases in...

How to lose a foot on fieldwork

Blog entry by Zhong Yu - East Asia Action & Investigative Unit | 2011-07-14 1 comment

Zhong Yu has worked for Greenpeace East Asia for over seven years and has witnessed some of the most devastating environmental disasters there from rapid glacier retreat on the Himalayas, the 2008 Sichuan earthquake to last summer’s ...

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