Toxic chemicals in our environment threaten our rivers and lakes, our air, land, and oceans, and ultimately ourselves and our future.

The production, trade, use, and release of many synthetic chemicals is now widely recognised as a global threat to human health and the environment.

Yet, the world's chemical industries continue to produce and release thousands of chemical compounds every year, in most cases with none or very little testing and understanding of their impacts on people and the environment.

Greener Electronics

The world is consuming more and more electronic products every year.This has caused a dangerous explosion in electronic scrap (e-waste) containing toxic chemicals and heavy metals that cannot be disposed ofor recycled safely. But this problem can be avoided. We are pressing leading electronic companies for change to turn back the toxic tide of e-waste. Know more

Project clean water

Water is central to our lives but it is also the world's most threatened essential resource. Some of the worst inddustrial pollution is contaminating the world's most vulnerable water resources.               Know more

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Baluit: a documentary

Video | March 18, 2014 at 13:46

Baluit is the story of women rafters of Sto. Anghel, Laguna, who have stood as overseers of Lake Pandin, and pillars of an empowered community.

Thank you for standing up for Southeast Asia

Video | December 31, 2013 at 10:23

Together we have showed the world what is possible by showing our unified voice that we want to create a global sanctuary around the North Pole, and ban offshore drilling and destructive industry in the Arctic. Together we have stood to...

Climate Change: Challenges and Solutions in Southeast Asia

Video | June 1, 2013 at 15:00

The world’s energy system has bestowed great benefits to society, but it has also come with an expensive price tag: climate change due to human activities that have led to the build-up of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases in the...

Greenpeace TV

Video | November 16, 2012 at 18:52

Greenpeace is launching GPTV, a bi-monthly reportage of regional and international Greenpeace news and events, uploaded on a dedicated YouTube channel and promoted through the Greenpeace website and social media.

Water Patrol Expedition: A Recap

Video | October 23, 2012 at 18:00

The Water Patrol Expedition is a series of high-profile events that showcases the Water Patrol working with communities and the different publics to highlight the fact that the public is exposed to hazardous chemicals in their environment through...

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