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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Nike vs. adidas detox challenge

Video | 12 July, 2011 at 10:34

Watch the video that helped convince the world's biggest sports brands to champion a toxic-free future. The world still needs more champions!

If only we could just add water

Blog entry by Pat C | 29 May, 2011 6 comments

"All the water that will ever be is, right now.” Many years ago I remember reading this simple, yet powerful, sentence in National Geographic and I realised that we often take this resource for granted. Yes, of course, we all...

Hidden Consequences: The unseen price of water pollution

Blog entry by Martin Hojsik | 25 May, 2011 3 comments

Toxic pollution is often unseen. But many of the hazardous chemicals that are discharged into our rivers can stay there for years to come and accumulate inside living organisms. Some can cause cancer while others disrupt hormone...

Hidden Consequences

Publication | 25 May, 2011 at 8:00

Industrial pollution is a severe threat to water resources around the world, particularly in the Global South where the view prevails that pollution is the price to pay for progress.

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