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End of Life: The Human Cost of Breaking Ships

Publication | 12 December, 2005 at 0:00

This is a joint report by Greenpeace and the International Federation of Human Rights Leagues (FIDH), that aims to shed light on the extremely poor working and environmental conditions that are still prevailing at shipbreaking yards all over the...

Tricks of the trade

Feature story | 6 June, 2003 at 0:00

The ship breaking industry provides one of the clearest examples of exploiting the environment and workers for profit. But thanks to the exposure of this toxic trade and public pressure, the industry is slowly realising it must clean up its act.

Turkey rejects toxic ship...

Feature story | 15 November, 2002 at 0:00

Every year, hundreds of sea vessels retire to the once clean beaches of Asia. In addition to their valuable steel, these old ships often contain hazardous substances that place their workers and the environment in danger. Despite agreement...

The Clemenceau Case: Potential Hazardous Material Assessment

Publication | 7 February, 2006 at 19:06

A report which inventories the potentially hazardous materials likely to be onboard the French decommissioned aircraft carrier Clemenceau.

Clemenceau Location

Background | 16 February, 2006 at 16:39

Obsolete vessels from the US National Defense

Image | 5 November, 2003 at 0:00

Obsolete vessels from the US National Defense Reserve Fleet, or ghost fleet, anchored in the James River, near Norfol, VA. Thirteen of the vessels contain toxic materials and are slated to be towed to the UK for shipbreaking.

Rainbow Warrior on toxic patrol in India

Image | 11 November, 2003 at 0:00

Rainbow Warrior on toxic patrol in India

The 'tricks of the trade' ship breaking web

Image | 6 June, 2003 at 1:00

The 'tricks of the trade' ship breaking web game.

Shipbreaking yards in Bangladesh.

Image | 12 December, 2005 at 0:00

Shipbreaking yards in Bangladesh.

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