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A Present for Life

Publication | 8 September, 2005 at 0:00

Hazardous chemicals that are used in everyday household products end up in the bodies of unborn children via the mother.This study, conducted for Greenpeace and WWFUK by TNO, analysed blood samples donated by a number of women and confirmed that...

E-waste

Background | 23 May, 2005 at 8:27

The amount of electronic products discarded globally has skyrocketed recently, with 20-50 million tonnes generated every year. If such a huge figure is hard to imagine, think of it like this - if the estimated amount of e-waste generated every...

Tests reveal Disney childrenswear contains hazardous chemicals

Press release | 15 April, 2004 at 0:00

A Greenpeace report published today shows that chemicals that may present a long-term hazard to human health are present in Disney childrenswear. Disney garments, including T-shirts, pyjamas and underwear, were bought in retail outlets in 19...

Dow's fashion show visited by Bhopal survivors

Feature story | 21 September, 2004 at 0:00

At the opening of the Premier Vision textile exhibition in Paris, activists dressed in black t-shirts - each one revealing the faces of Bhopal victims - confronted Dow Chemical as the company presented its new fibre, XLA. Dow Chemical is...

Carbide Criminal found

Feature story | 29 August, 2002 at 0:00

Warren Anderson, former Union Carbide CEO at the time of the world's worst industrial disaster in Bhopal, India in 1984, has been found living a life of luxury in New York State. He is wanted in India to face charges of culpable homicide over...

Bhopal: Lessons from history

Feature story | 22 November, 2002 at 0:00

India is the second most populous nation on earth and much of the population is under the age of 18. Greenpeace is relatively new to India and a large part of our work here is raising awareness with the younger generation of environmental...

Protecting us from the worst chemicals? Delay and indecision from the Prodi Commission

Press release | 7 May, 2003 at 0:00

Today, the Prodi Commission failed to endorse the principles for a new EU chemicals policy that had been presented by Commissioners Wallström and Liikanen. Environmental NGOs blame the Commission President for failing to take leadership for what...

Toxic substances in laptops: Greenpeace study exposes HP's lie

Press release | 18 September, 2006 at 0:00

A Greenpeace study has revealed the presence of toxic substances in well-known brand laptops, with HP and Apple having the highest contamination levels. (1) HP's statement on its website that brominated flame retardant (BFR) decaBDE had been...

Bon voyage, mercury waste

Feature story | 23 May, 2003 at 0:00

A container ship currently heading from southern India to the US represents a small victory in the fight against corporate crime across the globe. The ship is carrying 320 tonnes of toxic mercury contaminated waste which comes from a closed plant...

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