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Status of Human Health at the Eloor Industrial Belt, Kerala

Publication | September 1, 2003 at 5:30

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

Press release | October 23, 2003 at 5:30

TRIVANDRUM, India — Police arrested 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. The activists had arrived at his...

Greenpeace health studies confirm rise in disease and death due to unmitigated...

Press release | September 10, 2003 at 5:30

COCHIN, India — Greenpeace today confirmed that the unchecked pollution at Eloor industrial estate near Cochin has resulted in increased rates of disease and death amongst the local population Diseases like Cancer, congenital birth-defects,...

Greenpeace welcomes the SCMC's directives on Eloor

Feature story | August 25, 2004 at 5:30

KOCHI, India — Greenpeace welcomes the stringent directives of the 'Supreme Court Monitoring Committee on Hazardous wastes' (SCMC) that will help arrest and mitigate the impacts of industrial pollution in Kerala. Implementation of these order...

New findings reaffirm presence of DDT in Periyar.

Press release | December 15, 2003 at 5:30

COCHIN, India — Against the backdrop of three large banners that demand "SAVE THE PERIYAR", held aloft on traditional rice boats in the Periyar river, Greenpeace today released new evidence which indicates that the continuing production of DDT at...

Greenpeace Launches River-keeper in Eloor

Press release | November 21, 2002 at 5:30

COCHIN, India — The mayor of Cochin Mr. C.M. Dinesh Mani flagged off the river-keeper in Eloor today at 10 a.m. The river-keeper, a Greenpeace active volunteer V.J.Jose, will use a small motorised boat to systematically patrol and monitor the...

Call for ratification of POPs treaty

Press release | May 12, 2002 at 5:30

TRIVANDRUM, India — Community Groups like Deepthi Kala Samskarika Samithi (DKSS) and environmental organizations - Greenpeace, Thanal, Nature Care Organisation (NCO), Kerala Environment and Development Society (KEDS) jointly demanded ratification...

Memorandum to the President

Publication | March 22, 2005 at 5:30

The Supreme Court of India has repeatedly ordered closure of factories across the country for violating pollution control norms, but unfortunately nothing has changed - the government is both apathetic to the peoples' demands and seemingly unable...

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