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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...

DOW-Carbide Reminded of Bhopal Liabilities at Paris Fashion Fair

Feature story | September 21, 2004 at 5:30

PARIS, France — Two Bhopali youngsters, Sanjay and Rani Niloufer, survivors of the world's worst industrial disaster, joined Greenpeace activists to display images of the ongoing tragedy in Bhopal at the opening of an international textile...

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...

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...

India alerted on toxic ship

Feature story | August 3, 2004 at 5:30

ALANG, India — Following reports of the intended export of the controversial French Aircraft Carrier, ‘Clemenceau’ to India for recycling, Greenpeace urged the Indian authorities to keep in mind that this toxic behemoth has been rejected by...

UN oceans body does the right thing

Feature story | July 29, 2004 at 5:30

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands — The United Nations´ International Maritime Organisation (IMO) decided today to designate the Baltic sea as a "Particularly Sensitive Sea Area," a decision which Greenpeace has been pushing for years. The IMO regulates...

Greenpeace action forces Industry to acknowledge Right to Information

Feature story | July 23, 2004 at 5:30

HYDERABAD, India — Greenpeace takes action on Citizen’s Right to Know campaign in Patancheru; Gets commitment from industry to adhere to Supreme Court order on hazardous chemicals.

Eloor Pesticide Plant Fire: Greenpeace Demands Closure Of HIL and other Hazardous...

Feature story | July 7, 2004 at 5:30

COCHIN, India — Employees of Hindustan Insecticides Limited (HIL) and over 30000 local residents had a miraculous escape when a devastating fire broke out at HIL’s Endosulphan producing facility at Eloor, in the early hours of 6th July. The plant...

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...

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