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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Highlighting Thailand’s industrial poisons

Image | 10 August, 2010 at 11:38

“Greenpeace is putting the spotlight on Samrong canal to show the dismal failure of current pollution control measures in protecting Thailand’s water resources. The level of heavy metals contained in the sediments confirms that these chemicals...

Greenpeace Water Patrol take action

Image | 10 August, 2010 at 11:30

The Greenpeace Water Patrol has zero-ed in on Samrong canal as one example amongst the many factory-lined canals of Chao Phraya whose waters have become unsafe and unusable for the communities that live around it. There are more than 242...

Activists collect samples in Samrong Canal

Image | 10 August, 2010 at 11:22

The activists, wearing protective suits, collected samples of sediments from the canal and floated a buoy with the sign “Danger: Toxic”. On the bridge crossing Samrong Canal, volunteers displayed signs listing the toxic chemical contents of the...

Exposing the 'Toxic Danger' in Samrong canal.

Image | 10 August, 2010 at 11:07

Greenpeace Water Patrol activists today called attention to the shocking extent of industrial pollution in Chao Phraya River’s Samrong canal located in an industrial district in Samutprakan province, 40 kilometres south of Bangkok, and warned...

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