Scraplife - e-waste in Pakistan

Photo essay | February 18, 2009

Thousands of tons of e-waste – such as discarded PCs, mobile phones and TVs - are dumped in Africa and Asia every year. Our research shows that some of this waste is exported to Pakistan..

In the Karachi district of Lyari, hundreds of workers, including teenage children, earn their livelihoods by dismantling the electronic scrap and extracting valuable components such as copper to sell. This is a insight into the personal cost of e-waste.

Manufactures can help ensure the problem of toxic e-waste is solved. Find out which companies are doing the most to tackle the problem.

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Three people tell stories of their Rainbow Warrior experiences as seen through the crew's snapshots and photo albums.

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Photo essay | June 27, 2012 at 14:29

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Photo essay | April 11, 2012 at 15:55

A multinational alpine team delivers messages of support and hope for the victims of the nuclear disaster to the summit of Mt Fuji. The climbing team is comprised of eleven alpinists from Canada, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Sweden,...

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Photo essay | April 20, 2011 at 11:03

In remote villages of the Ukraine, contaminated food is part of daily life. There is no choice.

Picking Cotton

Photo essay | June 14, 2010 at 16:17

The choice between organic and genetically engineered cotton for farmers in South India. This photo-essay has been released to accompany a case study that shows the economic stability and benefit for Indian farmers of farming cotton organically...

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