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What's in electronic devices?

Page | June 28, 2005 at 1:22

Electronic devices are a complex mixture of several hundred materials. A mobile phone, for example, contains 500 to 1000 components. Many of these contain toxic heavy metals such as lead, mercury, cadmium and beryllium and hazardous chemicals,...

What you can do

Page | January 10, 2007 at 22:45

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Impacts on health & environment

Page | December 5, 2006 at 23:22

The first evidence of persistent organic pollutant (POPs) related injury to wildlife was discovered in North America in the 1960s, where the population of peregrine falcons was found to be declining due to pesticide contamination. Subsequently, a...

Old New Zealand school incinerator

Image | February 1, 2004 at 0:00

An old New Zealand school incinerator poisons students as they play.

18th anniversary of the world's worst chemical disaster

Image | December 3, 2002 at 0:00

NEW PLYMOUTH: On the 18th anniversary of the world's worst chemical disaster, Greenpeace New Zealand joined groups in India and worldwide demanding that Dow takes responsibility for its toxic legacy in Bhopal, India. Greenpeace NZ protested...

Greenpeace activists erect signs against Auckland Airport incinerator

Image | November 21, 2001 at 0:00

AUCKLAND: Greenpeace activists erect warning signs outside the Auckland Airport incinerator.

Greenpeace activists erect signs against Auckland Airport incinerator

Image | November 21, 2001 at 0:00

AUCKLAND: Greenpeace activists erect warning signs outside the Auckland Airport incinerator.

Kingi Taurua at the launch of Greenpeace's "People Poisoned Daily"

Image | December 2, 2004 at 0:00

Kingi Taurua at the launch of Greenpeace's "People Poisoned Daily" report at Parliament, Wellington, New Zealand.

SWAP - Sawmill workers against poison

Image | March 10, 2005 at 0:00

Daphne Nepata from SWAP (Sawmill workers against poison) shows off her poisoned leg with other members of the group outside Parliament, Wellington, Thursday, March 10, 2005. SWAP are a group of ex sawmill workers from Whakatane suffering from...

SWAP - Sawmill workers against poison

Image | March 10, 2005 at 0:00

Michael Puketapu from SWAP (Sawmill workers against poison) shows off his poisoned leg with other members of the group outside Parliament, Wellington, Thursday, March 10, 2005. SWAP are a group of ex sawmill workers from Whakatane suffering from...

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