Textile towns in the shadow of pollution

A toxic-free future

Water is essential for life, but it is also the world's most threatened essential resource. Greenpeace is campaigning to stop industry poisoning our water with hazardous, persistent and hormone-disrupting chemicals. Together, we can demand that companies and governments act NOW to detox our rivers, detox our planet, and ultimately detox our future. Get involved.

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World Water Day - We need YOU!

Blog entry by LisaV | 22 March, 2011 16 comments

“ In an age when man has forgotten his origins and is blind even to his most essential needs for survival, water along with other resources has become the victim of his indifference”   -- Rachel Carson Last year on World Water...

Swimming accessories presented to Russian Governor for a swim in the Neva River

Blog entry by Alexey Kiselev | 2 February, 2011 3 comments

This morning Greenpeace activists brought a very unusual gift to the Governor of St. Petersburg – a set of swimming accessories: beach towel, air bed, diving pipe, underwater mask, flippers and beach umbrella. Also attached to the gift...

The dirty secret behind jeans and bras

Image | 1 December, 2010 at 12:42

This boy is working with his parents at a small jeans workshop in Dadun Village in Xintang. He earns 0.15 yuan for snipping loose thread ends off one pair of jeans; in one day he can do about 200 pairs.

Demand clean water to live

Blog entry by JulietteH | 15 October, 2010 4 comments

Today is blog action day , a yearly event in which bloggers get together to raise awareness on a specific area of concern. This year's topic is Water. Greenpeace has been busy recently assessing the damage caused by a toxic disaster...

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