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Samui exposed to toxic pollution

Feature story | March 8, 2005 at 7:00

Greenpeace today alerted the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) about the very high level of toxic pollution that is plaguing the resort island of Samui - warning that this may have a negative impact on the tourism industry of the island.


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Toxic Valentine: Greenpeace finds suspect chemicals in perfumes

Feature story | February 14, 2005 at 7:00

Wearing perfume exposes us to chemicals that can enter the body, aren't easily broken down and may have unwanted health effects, according to a report published today by Greenpeace International [1]. The report, 'Eau de toxines', describes how...

Future is bleak for coal industry

Feature story | January 25, 2005 at 7:00

With formidable community opposition and without a clear path towards innovation, the coal industry is facing a most fundamental truth: the end of this dirty industry is in sight.


Image | January 25, 2005 at 7:00

Celebrating Doom: The Coaltrans 2005 Conference in Mae Moh, Thailand

Feature story | January 24, 2005 at 7:00

Conference organizers call the event "a celebration". However, casualties of coal - long-suffering host communities along with climate impact victims - see the event more as 50 years of calamity. From January 24 to January 25, the barons of the...

Dioxin - Closer than you think!

Feature story | December 20, 2004 at 7:00

The deadly chemical dioxin has hit the headlines with the alledged poisoning of Ukrainian opposition leader Viktor Yuschenko. What doesn't often make the news is the fact that dioxin pollution is far more widespread than political poisonings.

Communities seek to stop funding for coal projects

Feature story | December 6, 2004 at 7:00

Community leaders from Southeast Asia today met with top executives from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to kickstart a campaign that seeks to halt funding for coal power plant projects and support renewable energy projects instead. Coal, the...

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