Lalita Ramdas, March 2008
Our analysis of samples taken from two electronic waste (e-waste) scrap yards in Ghana has revealed severe contamination with hazardous chemicals.
Bundle of electronic cables and other electrical components that are burned to melt off the plastic and reclaim the copper wiring.
Boys burning electronic cables and other electrical components in order to melt off the plastic and reclaim the copper wiring. This burning in small fires releases toxic chemicals into the environment.
Greenpeace activists deploy a banner alongside the Hyundai Supreme in the Bonifacio Strait, between France and Italy, 31 July 2008. The banner reads "Stop Dangerous Cargo" in French, in protest at the Hyundai Supreme's cargo of toxic substances.
Greenpeace activists deploy a banner alongside the Hyundai Supreme in the Bonifacio Strait, between France and Italy, 31 July 2008.
Greenpeace volunteers hold papayas and American flags in front of the administrative Court symbolising that the GE papaya patent is held by the US.
Mid 2008 a Greenpeace team including campainger Kim Schopppink and photographer Kate Davison went to Ghana to document and gather evidence of what really happens to our electronic waste.
Kingsnorth Climate Camp. 100 people entered and secured an uncultivated field at Deansgate Ridge on the Hoo peninsula in Kent, only 1 km from Kingsnorth Power Station. They erected and climbed tripods to prevent police from moving them and have...
Greenpeace activists deploy a banner in French reading "Protect the Bonifacio Strait" on the Citadel of Bonifacio, 30 July 2008, Bonifacio, France.
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