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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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Painting Water

Image | 22 March, 2010 at 17:30

Artist García Uriburu and Greenpeace "paint" the waters of the Riachuelo in Buenos Aires green in a protest against toxics pollution.

Die-In Action Preceding World Water Day

Image | 17 March, 2010 at 17:30

Greenpeace activists stage a "die in" to decry insufficient protection of fresh water resources at the grounds of the government's environment office in Quezon City, Manila, Philippines. The action on Friday aimed to emphasize the need for better...

Water journal Part 2: Bangnangkreng canal and Samrong canal

Video | 6 March, 2010 at 17:31

Samutprakan, Thailand, 22 February 2010 -- Greenpeace Water Patrol activists take sediment samples from Bangnangkreng canal along Chao Phraya River in Samutprakan Province, around 30 kilometers from Bangkok. Hundreds of factories located in this...

Water journal Part 1: Pollution is not a secret

Video | 10 February, 2010 at 17:21

Bangkok, 18 February 2010 -- Twenty Greenpeace activists today unfurl a banner saying Information Disclosure: Pollution is not a secret at the Department of Industrial Works (DIW) building in Central Bangkok to urge the DIW to proactively tackle...

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