The Water Patrol Expedition is a series of high-profile events that will showcase 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 the water without their knowledge. The twin messages of the expedition are:

  • Eliminate hazardous chemicals; and
  • The public has the right to know.

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Toxic trash from New Zealand mocks Global agreement to stop trade in hazardous waste

Feature story | July 2, 2003 at 6:00

Huge volumes of toxic trash, particularly used lead acid batteries from New Zealand continue to flood into the country despite an international consensus that prohibits the export of hazardous wastes from highly industrialized countries to...

Greenpeace launches project to tackle toxic problems in the Gulf of Thailand

Feature story | June 19, 2003 at 6:00

Environmental group Greenpeace today inaugurated its Save the Gulf of Thailand - Our Food Basket project by highlighting invisible threats to the food source in the Gulf of Thailand. The group called on the Thai government to establish Pollutant...

Deadly asbestos exported to Asia

Feature story | June 19, 2003 at 6:00

Asbestos is cleaned from buildings in Europe because of the hazards to human health. But Europe still exports asbestos to Asia in the form of old ships full of hazardous waste which are scrapped on beaches by unprotected workers. We are acting to...

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