Greenpeace is currently investigating the manufacture of phosphate fertiliser in Sichuan, China. Chemical fertilizers play an integral role in industrial agriculture and food production. However, its manufacture have proven to be highly polluting, which contributes to wide-spread environmental contamination and causes distress for local communities living in the vicinity of the production facilities.
Visit Greenpeace East Asia to learn more: www.greenpeace.org/eastasia/living-with-danger/
Jinhe Phosphate Chemical Plant, Greenpeace investigators estimate that this pile of phosphate slag heap is only 10 meters apart from the nearest field of Tingjiang Village, Shifang City, Sichuan Province.
© Wen Wenyu / Greenpeace
A look back at some of the Greenpeace campaign successes from the past twelve months.
Greenpeace volunteers prepare to distribute rice seeds for planting, to farmers whose fields where totally destroyed by Typhoon Ruby (Hagupit). A group of farmers from the islands of Cebu, Bohol and Negros – strong movers of sustainable and...
The breathing roots of mangroves are covered by a sheet of black oil on the banks of the Sela River in Sundarbans, Bangladesh, a UNESCO World Heritage site, after an oil-tanker carrying 350,000 litres of furnace oil sank in the river after it had...
1 - 5 of 5168 results.