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Toxic Valentine?

Feature story | February 10, 2005 at 5:30

When you buy a gift for a loved one you don't expect that it might come with a dose of harmful chemicals. But if you are buying certain perfumes this Valentine's day that's exactly what you'll get.

Toxic Tube wells

Feature story | March 10, 2004 at 5:30

BHOPAL, India — On a scorchingly hot day in March, a number of us have gathered at Atal Ayub Nagar, a basti in the shadow of the Carbide factory. We plan to walk through 12 bastis to hear first hand, the residents' woes, all of them victims of...

Bhopal Activists from Generation Next: Working towards a poison free future

Feature story | August 4, 2004 at 5:30

PUNE, India — The stories of Ruby Sul and Sanjay Verma are intrinsically linked to the story of Bhopal. Both in their twenties, they have grown up in the shadow of the world´s worst industrial disaster, the deadly gas leak from the Union Carbide...

Greenpeace activists arrested for demanding immediate action to stop poisoning of Periyar

Feature story | October 22, 2003 at 5:30

TIRUVANANTHAPURAM, India — Police arrested (and subsequently released) six Greenpeace activisits participating in a peaceful protest outside the residence of the Minister of State (Kerala) for Health, Mr. P Sankaran, in Thiruvananthapuram today.

Greenpeace launches it’s “Save our Lakes” Campaign at Patancheru

Feature story | June 18, 2004 at 5:30

HYDERABAD, India — On the 17th of June, 2004 Greenpeace launched it’s “Save our Lakes” campaign at Patancheru, Andhra Pradesh by introducing community science to the villagers of Kazipally and Gandigudam. VJ Jose, the Greenpeace Riverkeeper from...

Aurobindo Pharma responds to Greenpeace alert with action

Feature story | August 5, 2004 at 5:30

HYDERABAD, India — In a swift follow up on the promise they made to Greenpeace activists a week ago, Aurobindo Pharma in Patancheru has abided by a Supreme Court directive and put up a notice board with information on their hazardous material...

If USA Knows, Why Don't We?

Feature story | February 25, 2004 at 5:30

NEW DELHI, India — Greenpeace stonewalled by DBT while India remains silent at Malaysia on protecting biodiversity. New Delhi/Kuala Lumpur, February 25, 2004: Even as Indian representatives maintained a stoic silence on the issue of protecting...

UN Urged To Help Rehabilitate Bhopal

Feature story | April 10, 2004 at 5:30

BHOPAL, India — The Bhopal delegation visited the United Nations to urge the organisation to end its "20-year long discriminatory stand" by intervening in Bhopal's continuing humanitarian disaster. "UN agencies such as WHO, ILO and UNICEF remain...

Bhopal Survivors bag Goldman Award- one of the most prestigious international...

Feature story | April 19, 2004 at 5:30

SAN FRANSISCO, United States — Long-term campaigners for justice and survivors of the world's worst chemical disaster, Rashida and Champa have won the Goldman award for leading a trade union struggle for the livelihood rights of more than 80...

Obsolete Toxic Ship Dumping to be Controlled

Feature story | October 29, 2004 at 5:30

GENEVA, Switzerland — Ministers present at the COP7 meeting of the Basel Convention in Geneva on Friday, 29th October, agreed that Ships-for-scrap are considered Waste under the Basel Convention now and are subject to prior approval. This is a...

Greenpeace study reveals increase in systemic diseases due to pollution in Medak...

Feature story | October 26, 2004 at 5:30

HYDERABAD, India — Greenpeace today released findings of the "State of Community health at Medak district", an epidemiological health study that reveals abnormally high rates of pollution related illnesses like cancer, heart diseases, asthma and...

Toxins in your TV, poisons in your PC?

Feature story | November 22, 2004 at 5:30

Toxic chemicals found in products like home electronics are polluting environments across the globe and traces of which are found in most newborn babies. Discover the good companies removing these poisons from their products and pressure the bad...

Dow Confronted at Davos

Feature story | January 27, 2005 at 5:30

DAVOS, Switzerland — Davos, Switzerland 27 January 2004- As the most powerful and influential exponents of the economic world gather together in a new edition of the World Economic Forum (WEF), under the slogan "Taking Responsibility for Tough...

Single hull oil tanker decommissioning - a new environmental disaster for...

Feature story | December 8, 2004 at 5:30

MUMBAI, India — Today Greenpeace handed over the report called "Destination unknown: European Single hull Oil Tankers-No place to go" to Dr. Kant Singh, Secretary General, The Council of EU Chambers of Commerce in India (in the absence of the...

Poisoning the poor – Electronic Waste in Ghana

Feature story | August 6, 2008 at 5:30

The latest place where we have discovered high tech toxic trash causing horrendous pollution is in Ghana. Our analysis of samples taken from two electronic waste (e-waste) scrap yards in Ghana has revealed severe contamination with hazardous...

VICTORY! Wipro leads in clean production. HCL still twiddling its thumbs.

Feature story | June 14, 2007 at 5:30

BANGALORE, India — Two years ago, nobody could have believed that one day Wipro and Greenpeace would stand on the same stage, shake hands, and call it quits.

Green my Apple gossip

Feature story | February 15, 2007 at 5:30

All the popular people get lots of mail on Valentine's Day. But Apple boss Steve Jobs has been getting messages for a while from Apple fans asking for a green Apple. Now news reaches us that Steve may just be considering sending a little green...

Hello? Steve? This is Green my Apple calling on the iPhone.

Feature story | January 15, 2007 at 11:02

SAN FRANCISCO, United States — It was holy week in Apple land, when all us loyal Mac fans turn to face the Macworld conference in San Francisco to hear where Apple is going to lead the consumer electronics industry next. But while we waited...

Green my Apple, Steve

Feature story | September 30, 2006 at 15:02

Here at Greenpeace, we love our Macs. But we hate the fact that they're full of toxic chemicals. And we know someone who can do something about it: you.

Your guide to green electronics

Feature story | August 25, 2006 at 5:30

The biggest names in electronics have just sat their first global exam on their green credentials. Ranked on their use of toxic chemicals and electronic waste (e-waste) policies only Dell and Nokia scraped a barely respectable score while Apple,...

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