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Seven Indian cities join the Global Day of Action to remember Bhopal.

Feature story | December 2, 2004 at 4:30

BHOPAL, India — Greenpeace activists around the world are remembering the world's worst industrial disaster, twenty years after a toxic gas leak killed and maimed thousands in the Indian city of Bhopal (1). Bearing candles and photos of people...

Greenpeace welcomes Indian action on Bhopal

Feature story | December 2, 2004 at 4:30

BHOPAL, India — The people of Bhopal need action now not another survey or PR stunt Greenpeace warned today in response to the Indian Government's announcement that it is to commission a Bhopal contamination survey as a "first step" to a clean-up.

Farmers say NO to pesticides - Public Hearing at Yavatmal, Maharashtra.

Feature story | November 29, 2004 at 4:30

MUMBAI, India — About 50 farmers gathered at a public hearing on pesticides organised by Greenpeace India at Sunna village, Pandarakavda, Yavatmal District, along with local NGO’s and concerned citizens. An intense discussion followed, on the...

Bhopal disaster - twenty years on II

Feature story | November 26, 2004 at 4:30

BHOPAL/MICHIGAN, India — Imagine waking up one morning to find that dangerous chemicals have contaminated your home and community, and that the culprits are ignoring your plight. That is the reality that both Paul and Ruby faced at a very early...

Toxins in your TV, poisons in your PC?

Feature story | November 22, 2004 at 4:30

Toxic chemicals found in products like home electronics are polluting environments across the globe and traces of which are found in most newborn babies. Discover the good companies removing these poisons from their products and pressure the bad...

Children of Cotton Communities Poisoned by Pesticides - Public Hearing in Raichur,...

Feature story | November 20, 2004 at 4:30

BANGALORE, India — Over 100 farmers, organic farming enthusiasts and development activists gathered to discuss the alarming findings of a nation wide Greenpeace study on the impact of pesticides on the development of children.

Sarpanch demands immediate action from the Chief Minister on Greenpeace Report

Feature story | November 19, 2004 at 4:30

HYDERABAD, India — The results of the Greenpeace Health Survey prompt the Sarpanch of Khazipally Village to demand immediate action from the government.

Greenpeace: Dhamra Port immediate threat to endangered Olive Ridley Turtle

Feature story | November 19, 2004 at 4:30

PARADIP, India — Greenpeace today called upon Indian authorities to take urgent and proactive steps for the protection of Olive Ridley Turtle mass nesting sites and the natural heritage of the Orissa coast, at a media briefing on board Rainbow...

Bhopal disaster - twenty years on

Feature story | November 18, 2004 at 4:30

BHOPAL/MICHIGAN, India — Almost 20 years have passed since the World's worst industrial disaster took place in Bhopal, India. To commemorate the anniversary and remind people about the environmental crimes committed by Dow we are running a series...

UN fails to protect seamounts

Feature story | November 16, 2004 at 4:30

NEW YORK, NEW YORK, United States — Security was tight and fidgety. The cameras were ready to record the moment. Our Greenpeace activist was camouflaged to blend in to her surroundings. She had borne witness to an environmental crime: the...

Giving up on GE: Greenpeace exposes truth about Bayer's 'Crop Science'

Feature story | November 15, 2004 at 4:30

BANGALORE, India — In an admission of immense significance to the entire genetic engineering (GE) industry, Bayer Crop Science has conceded to Greenpeace India that all its projects on genetically engineered (GE) crops have been ‘discontinued.’...

Conservation of marine life and sustainable fishing key to future of India's East Coast

Feature story | November 7, 2004 at 4:30

CHENNAI, India — Over 400 citizens of Chennai visited the Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior at Chennai port on Sunday where Greenpeace kicked off its "Save our Seas" tour with a vigorous discussion amongst conservationists, scientists,...

International Experts team call for immediate clean-up of the Bhopal site. Greenpeace...

Feature story | November 4, 2004 at 4:30

BHOPAL, India — An International team of experts today urged the Indian authorities to immediately secure and contain the contaminated Union Carbide (UC) disaster site at a symposium organized by Greenpeace, under the banner of the International...

Don't let Bush win mean defeat

Feature story | November 3, 2004 at 4:30

WASHINGTON, DC, United States — The Executive Director John Passacantando of Greenpeace in the USA wrote to his team about George W. Bush's victory in the US and what it means for the environmental cause. For all of us concerned about the future...

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...

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