Cancer Victim in Shaoxing

Photo | 21 March, 2013

Boxes of medicine sit on the bedside table of Li Bairong (54 years old). He is from Shaoxing Sanjiang Village, an area that has been severely affected by water pollution. He has been diagnosed with late stage esophagus cancer, the exact causes are unknown, and is receiving treatment at the Oncological Department of Shaoxing no.2 People's Hospital. In February 2013, the Chinese government acknowledged for the first time the existence of 'cancer villages' linked to pollution from hazardous chemicals.

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TheCrossing: The Climbers of the Esperanza

Video | 6 April, 2015 at 19:45

As the Greenpeace ship Esperanza is trailing Shell's drilling ship the Polar Pioneer across the Pacific, six activists are taking climbing practice while talking about their motivation to take action on climate change.

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International Day of Forests 2015

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The Making of Smog Journeys

Video | 22 January, 2015 at 10:00

Renowned Chinese director Jia Zhangke talks about his film Smog Journeys, made for Greenpeace, exploring the daily realities of people forced to live with severe air pollution in China. The film looks at both large cities and smaller towns, each...

Smog Journeys

Video | 22 January, 2015 at 8:30

Directed for Greenpeace by renowned Chinese director Jia Zhangke, this poetic film explores the daily realities of people forced to live with severe air pollution in China. The film looks at both large cities and smaller towns, each equally...

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