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Image | 17 June, 2002 at 3:00

Anti-incineration groups and Greenpeace halt construction of new incinerator.

Protest on the 17th anniversary of the Bhopal

Image | 3 December, 2001 at 2:00

Protest on the 17th anniversary of the Bhopal disaster.

Dead catfish washed up on gulf of Mexico

Image | 1 January, 1996 at 2:00

Dead catfish washed up on gulf of Mexico, near Vista chlorine factory.

Zero Toxics

Generic multimedia item | 1 April, 2000 at 3:00

Persistent pollutants, bio-accumulation -- this short animation explains why some substances simply shouldn't be out there in our sky, land or water.

A boy stands on the riverbed contaminated

Image | 8 February, 2007 at 1:00

A boy stands on the riverbed contaminated by the outflow of the Compeq factory in the Guangdong Province, China.

Girl on trampoline in her garden overlooked

Image | 1 January, 2001 at 2:00

Girl on trampoline in her garden overlooked by a huge chemicals plant. The plant is part of an infamous area of large concentrations of chemical plants in Louisiana known as 'cancer alley' due to the high levels of cancer suffered by residents.

Protests against the dumping of toxic sludge

Image | 7 May, 1995 at 2:00

Protests against the dumping of toxic sludge from industries lining the Kishon River

Polluting waste incinerator near local community

Image | 23 January, 1993 at 2:00

Polluting waste incinerator near local community, East Liverpool.

Pulp and Paper actions.

Image | 17 June, 1996 at 3:00

Pulp and Paper actions.

Disney clothing conatins toxic chemicals; H&M avoiding these products.

Image | 14 April, 2004 at 3:00

Disney children's wear often contains toxic chemicals. However retailers like H&M, where this outfit was purchased, have pledged to avoid toxic chemical in all its products.

Disney children's wear often contains toxic

Image | 14 April, 2004 at 3:00

Disney children's wear often contains toxic chemicals.

Monica Gibbs lives next to a chemical plant

Image | 1 January, 2001 at 1:00

Monica Gibbs lives next to a chemical plant in south Louisiana and needs to wear a breathing mask. She has suffered from respiratory problems since birth. Her town is part of the infamous 'cancer alley', so called because of the huge number of...

In the half light of dawn the boat approaches

Image | 10 August, 2003 at 3:00

In the half light of dawn the boat approaches the chemical factory. The old outdated and contaminated site is a chemical disaster waiting to happen.

Unborn babies are exposed in the womb to

Image | 23 April, 2003 at 3:00

Unborn babies are exposed in the womb to synthetic chemicals.

Bhopali students during a talk on the ongoing

Image | 21 November, 2002 at 1:00

Bhopali students during a talk on the ongoing Bhopal disaster

Posting warning signs on the site of a toxic

Image | 19 November, 2002 at 1:00

Posting warning signs on the site of a toxic waste dump

Bhopal disaster reminder

Image | 2 September, 2002 at 3:00

Activists remind Dow that it is responsible for the ongoing disaster in Bhopal.

Protestors draw attention to the contrast

Image | 3 December, 2001 at 2:00

Protestors draw attention to the contrast between efforts to find Osama bin Laden and those to extradite Warren Anderson, former chief executive of Union Carbide. Anderson is evading justice in the United States and wanted for crimes in Bhopal.

Protestors draw attention to the contrast

Image | 3 December, 2001 at 2:00

Protestors draw attention to the contrast between efforts to find Osama bin Laden and those to extradite Warren Anderson, former chief executive of Union Carbide. Anderson is evading justice in the United States and wanted for crimes in Bhopal.

The suffering continues in Bhopal but not

Image | 3 December, 2001 at 2:00

The suffering continues in Bhopal but not in silence. Sunil Kumar (right) calls for justice. He was given up for dead when the disaster struck.

Protestors draw attention to the contrast

Image | 3 December, 2001 at 2:00

Protestors draw attention to the contrast between efforts to find Osama bin Laden and those to extradite Warren Anderson, former chief executive of Union Carbide. Anderson is evading justice in the United States and wanted for crimes in Bhopal.

Union Carbide left hundreds of tonnes of

Image | 1 April, 2002 at 3:00

Union Carbide left hundreds of tonnes of toxic waste on the site. Until mid-2001, the factory grounds were inaccessible without special permission from the government.

Gumanilal is a familiar figure in Jayaprakash

Image | 1 December, 2001 at 2:00

Gumanilal is a familiar figure in Jayaprakash Nagar, an area opposite the Union Carbide factory. Some, like Gumanilal, received inadequate compensation after the disaster, which helped them to pay medical expenses for a short time. Others have...

Foetuses which were aborted by pregnant women

Image | 1 April, 2002 at 3:00

Fetuses which were aborted by pregnant women escaping from the gas, or shortly after the gas leak, were preserved at the state government's Hamidia Hospital, to establish the cause of death.

Skulls discarded after research at the Hamidia

Image | 10 December, 2001 at 2:00

Skulls discarded after research at the Hamidia Hospital in Bhopal. Medical experts believe that the gas inhaled by the people of Bhopal may have affected the brain.

Mass cremations were held alongside the communal

Image | 4 December, 1984 at 2:00

Mass cremations were held alongside the communal graves. "The bodies were strewn all over and the stench of death was overpowering," recalls 76-year old Amar Chand Ajmera, a social worker. "I remember, we cremated more than 2,000 bodies in a day."

Lone survivor

Image | 5 December, 1984 at 2:00

Lone survivor. This elderly woman was badly injured when exposed to the poisonous gas, but survived. Everyone else in her family died.

Burial of young Leela

Image | 4 December, 1984 at 2:00

Burial of young Leela. Had her body not been recognised and claimed, she would have joined thousands of others on the mass cremation pyres.

Greenpeace activists block ship containing

Image | 4 May, 2002 at 3:00

Greenpeace activists block ship containing toxic asbestos entering shipbreaking yard.

Obsolete pesticide dumped in Nepal being

Image | 15 January, 2002 at 2:00

Obsolete pesticide dumped in Nepal being cleaned up by Greenpeace activists.

Local protest on the site of a proposed waste

Image | 16 November, 1991 at 2:00

Local protest on the site of a proposed waste disposal plant and incinerator.

Action against old ship at Turkish shipbreaking

Image | 8 May, 2002 at 3:00

Action against old ship at Turkish shipbreaking yard.

Tasman Pulp & Paper mill in the dark.

Image | 17 June, 1996 at 3:00

Tasman Pulp & Paper mill in the dark.

Greenpeace action against danger of toxic

Image | 1 February, 2000 at 2:00

Greenpeace action against danger of toxic ash at Phuket waste incinerator.

'I was the man in charge of law and order

Image | 1 April, 2002 at 3:00

'I was the man in charge of law and order that night. Everyone else had fled to safety, leaving the city and its people to their own devices. But I have paid a heavy price. I have survived, but with a clutch of ailments.' says Swaraj Puri, as he...

Contamination from the plant pollutes the

Image | 1 April, 2002 at 3:00

Contamination from the plant pollutes the soil and ground water of local communities. Hundreds of people, still drink and wash with the contaminated ground water.

A view of the abandoned pesticide plant

Image | 10 December, 2001 at 2:00

Union Carbide fled the scene in 1984 and for the last 17 years virtually nothing has been done to clean up the highly polluted site.

Born on the day the toxic gas swept across

Image | 1 April, 2002 at 3:00

Born on the day the toxic gas swept across the city, this girl was named Gas Devi - 'gas goddess' - by her parents.

The morning after

Image | 3 December, 1984 at 2:00

The morning after. Survivors of the disaster stand in front of the Union Carbide factory one day after the lethal gas leak. Their eyes and lungs have been badly damaged by exposure to the gas.

Burial of an unknown child

Image | 4 December, 1984 at 2:00

Burial of an unknown child. This unknown child has become the icon of the world's worst industrial disaster, caused by the US multinational chemical company, Union Carbide.

Workers lacking any protective clothing or

Image | 1 October, 2005 at 2:00

Workers lacking any protective clothing or safety training are used to scrap old ships to generate large profits for the shipping industry at the cost of human rights and the environment.

Piles of circuit boards from hazardous computer

Image | 1 April, 2004 at 3:00

Piles of circuit boards from hazardous computer waste stretch into the distance near an e-waste scrap yard. The circuit boards will be smelted by hand to extract metals. Smelting releases highly poisonous gases and pollutes the environment.

A Chinese child sits amongst a pile of wires

Image | 8 March, 2005 at 2:00

A Chinese child sits amongst a pile of wires and e-waste. Children can often be found dismantling e-waste containing many hazardous chemicals known to be potentially very damaging to children's health.

Testing house dust shows how many toxic chemicals

Image | 1 April, 2003 at 3:00

Testing house dust shows how many toxic chemicals could be lurking in your home.

The hidden dirty side of the Mexican electronics industry

Generic multimedia item | 18 July, 2006 at 18:21

In the Mexican version of Silicon Valley workers in the electronics industry are suffering from the toxic chemicals used by major multinationals in the production process. We are campaigning the electronics industry to reduce its use of toxic...

Spectacular footage of activists scaling a chemical factory chimney.

Generic multimedia item | 1 September, 2003 at 3:00

Find out what it takes to get 12 activists, 500 kilo's of gear and a 35x10m banner up a 200m chimney at a global toxic hotspot in the Czech Republic.

Workers lacking any protective clothing or

Image | 1 February, 2002 at 1:00

Workers lacking any protective clothing or safety training are used to scrap old ships to generate large profits for the shipping industry at the cost of human rights and the environment.

Piles of cables and computer waste awaiting

Image | 1 April, 2004 at 3:00

Piles of cables and computer waste awaiting scrapping. Wenling, zhejiang Province, China.

Chinese man smelts computer parts in the

Image | 1 April, 2004 at 3:00

Chinese man smelts computer parts in the open air to extract metals. Open air burning of computer waste releases large amounts of toxic fumes.

Truck overloaded with hazardous computer

Image | 1 April, 2004 at 3:00

Truck overloaded with hazardous computer waste on the way to scrapping yards.

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