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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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...

Demanding change in Thailand's toxic waters

Image | 10 July, 2010 at 11:54

Greenpeace is demanding that the government stem this toxic overload by instituting a chemical disclosure system that is accessible to the public, and by bringing an end to the discharge of harmful effluents by factories into the environment...

Lake Baikal one step closer to protection

Blog entry by JulietteH | 2 July, 2010 7 comments

After collecting over 125,000 signatures to protect Lake Baikal, a unique UNESCO world heritage site in Russia, representatives from Greenpeace, WWF and Bellona handed in a petition to defend the Lake. A pulp and paper mill is...

A toxic river runs through it

Feature story | 8 June, 2010 at 16:10

Russian waters are being poisoned by hazardous substances that sometimes exceed hundreds of times the safe limit as set by authorities. This was the finding of an historic ship tour as the Greenpeace flag sailed into Moscow for the very first...

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