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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The Great Contaminated Outdoors

Video | January 18, 2016 at 14:17

Eight Greenpeace teams travelled to well-known remote areas across three continents to collect water and snow samples, and test them for PFCs, the hazardous chemicals used to make outdoor gear waterproof.

Greenpeace Southeast Asia's 2015 campaign highlights

Video | December 26, 2015 at 13:09

2015, another remarkable year of protecting our PLANET. Without you, this success would not be possible. Thank you for all your support. Your strength and courage inspired us. THANK YOU.

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 stood to defend our oceans and pushed for fundamental changes to make sure that our seas will be able to give life and a way of life for current and future generations without causing harm to the environment. Together we have...

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...

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