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Mathematics for the blind... 21 years + 20,000 deaths = 0 shame

Feature story | December 7, 2005 at 4:30

NEW DELHI, India — What have we really learnt from the world’s worst industrial disaster – the fatal gas leak from the Union Carbide factory in Bhopal that has till date claimed more that 20000 lives? Corporations have learnt that they can get...

Dow Confronted at Davos

Feature story | January 27, 2005 at 4:30

DAVOS, Switzerland — Davos, Switzerland 27 January 2004- As the most powerful and influential exponents of the economic world gather together in a new edition of the World Economic Forum (WEF), under the slogan "Taking Responsibility for Tough...

Obsolete Toxic Ship Dumping to be Controlled

Feature story | October 29, 2004 at 3:30

GENEVA, Switzerland — Ministers present at the COP7 meeting of the Basel Convention in Geneva on Friday, 29th October, agreed that Ships-for-scrap are considered Waste under the Basel Convention now and are subject to prior approval. This is a...

Greenpeace activists arrested for demanding immediate action to stop poisoning of Periyar

Feature story | October 22, 2003 at 3:30

TIRUVANANTHAPURAM, India — Police arrested (and subsequently released) six Greenpeace activisits participating in a peaceful protest outside the residence of the Minister of State (Kerala) for Health, Mr. P Sankaran, in Thiruvananthapuram today.

Greenpeace launches it’s “Save our Lakes” Campaign at Patancheru

Feature story | June 18, 2004 at 3:30

HYDERABAD, India — On the 17th of June, 2004 Greenpeace launched it’s “Save our Lakes” campaign at Patancheru, Andhra Pradesh by introducing community science to the villagers of Kazipally and Gandigudam. VJ Jose, the Greenpeace Riverkeeper from...

Bhopal Survivors bag Goldman Award- one of the most prestigious international...

Feature story | April 19, 2004 at 3:30

SAN FRANSISCO, United States — Long-term campaigners for justice and survivors of the world's worst chemical disaster, Rashida and Champa have won the Goldman award for leading a trade union struggle for the livelihood rights of more than 80...

India Remains a favourite dumping ground for toxic wastes

Press release | July 7, 1999 at 3:30

NEW DELHI, India — Export data compiled by Greenpeace from Government of India statistics for 1998-1999 indicate that more than 100,887 tons, including hazardous and potentially hazardous wastes have entered India illegally, some in violation of...

Bhopal Survivors engage in cyberaction to demand justice

Press release | October 2, 1999 at 3:30

BHOPAL, India — Over 2000 people, primarily survivors of Union Carbide’s disastrous gas leak in 1984, gathered today at the gates of the abandoned factory to send their calls for justice to Union Carbide and the government of India via a unique...

Ship Breaking is dangerously poluting: Greenpeace.

Press release | September 18, 1999 at 3:30

NEW DELHI, India — Greenpeace today released the first ever technical and environmental data on the toxic contamination caused by shipbreaking in India through its investigative report "Ships for Scrap: Steel and Toxic Wastes for Asia."

Waste

Press release | October 18, 1999 at 3:30

VAPI, GUJARAT, India — Some 250-270 million litres of highly toxic industrial wastewater, including heavy metals, is released to the environment daily in three industrial estates in Gujarat, India, reveals a Greenpeace study today

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