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Eliminate toxic chemicals

Toxic chemicals in our environment threaten our rivers and lakes, our air, land, and oceans, and ultimately ourselves and our future.

The production, trade, use, and release of many synthetic chemicals is now widely recognised as a global threat to human health and the environment.

Yet, the world's chemical industries continue to produce and release thousands of chemical compounds every year, in most cases with none or very little testing and understanding of their impacts on people and the environment.

Water

Water is central to our lives but it is also the world's most threatened essential resource. Some of the worst industrial pollution is contaminating the world's most vulnerable water resources.

Find out more about our water campaign.

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The perfect gift for parents everywhere

Blog entry by Selena Du | July 30, 2013 1 comment

While one baby in particular has grabbed global headlines recently, on the other side of the world comes a fantastic piece of news for parents from Beijing to Buckingham Palace. On July 1, China notified the World Trade Organisation...

Creative forces behind environmentalism, lit by the Mediterranean sun

Blog entry by Arin de Hoog | June 21, 2013

Cannes and Greenpeace; not normally two things you'd link together. This year, however, Greenpeace made its presence known as the Southern French town glitzed and glamoured its way through summer film and media festivals. Greenpeace...

A Gap between your Words and the Truth

Blog entry by Ashov Birry | April 25, 2013 8 comments

Last week Greenpeace International released the results of an investigation, which revealed that Gap Inc. (the company behind global brands including Banana Republic, Old Navy and its namesake Gap) is in business with a polluting...

A Toxic Fairytale

Blog entry by Ashov Birry | April 17, 2013 8 comments

Let me tell you a story of a polluted paradise. We used to call it 'Parahyangan' or the place where the Gods and Goddesses resided. The river that passes through it stretches 270 km from the Wayang Mountain to the Java Sea, giving...

Toxic Threads: Polluting Paradise

Publication | April 17, 2013 at 8:00

Greenpeace International has commissioned a new investigation that delves even further into the hazardous chemicals used in the production of high street fashion, going beyond previous investigations in China and Mexico. This latest report builds...

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