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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.

Protest on the 17th anniversary of the Bhopal

Image | 3 December, 2001 at 2:00

Protest on the 17th anniversary of the Bhopal disaster.

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.

Provider now beggar, due to industrial disaster

Image | 10 December, 2001 at 2:00

Bhopal, India is the site of the world's worst industrial disaster, where a Union Carbide chemical plant released 40 tonnes of highly toxic methyl isocyanate. The disaster killed thousands and the polluted site of the abandoned factory still...

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.

Victims of industrial disaster, Bhopal 2002

Image | 1 January, 2002 at 2:00

Bhopal, India is the site of the world's worst industrial disaster, where a Union Carbide chemical plant released 40 tonnes of highly toxic methyl isocyanate. The disaster killed thousands and the polluted site of the abandoned factory still...

Obsolete pesticide dumped in Nepal being

Image | 15 January, 2002 at 2:00

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

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.

Buenos Aires has become the first city in South America to ban the toxic menace of...

Feature story | 21 February, 2002 at 1:00

Buenos Aires has become the first city in South America to ban the toxic menace of medical waste incineration.

'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.

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.

The Death Doctor: 20,000 autopsies so far

Image | 1 April, 2002 at 3:00

The Death Doctor, Bhopal 2002 "I must have performed more than 20,000 autopsies so far. No relative of a gas victim can get a compensation claim for a death without my certificate. It has been a nightmarish experience. Especially those initial...

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.

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.

Business as Usual - ‘Vinyl 2010’, The Voluntary Commitment of the PVC

Publication | 2 May, 2002 at 2:00

An examination of the contribution that the PVC Industry’s Voluntary Commitment makes in response to the European Commission’s Green PaperEnvironmental Issues of PVC and the health and environmentalconcerns posed by PVC plastic.

View of ship breaking yard where hazardous

Image | 4 May, 2002 at 2:00

View of ship breaking yard where hazardous materials onboard ships cause pollution and endanger workers.

Greenpeace activists block ship containing

Image | 4 May, 2002 at 3:00

Greenpeace activists block ship containing toxic asbestos entering shipbreaking yard.

Action against old ship at Turkish shipbreaking

Image | 8 May, 2002 at 3:00

Action against old ship at Turkish shipbreaking yard.

Anti

Image | 17 June, 2002 at 3:00

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

Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs)

Publication | 19 June, 2002 at 2:00

A guide and analysis to assist countries with implementation of the treaty.

Martha Stewart

Image | 26 June, 2002 at 3:00

Martha Stewart - Her products contain toxic PVC plastic

Justice favours corporate criminals in Bhopal?

Press release | 10 July, 2002 at 2:00

Norway exports toxic whale blubber to Iceland

Feature story | 16 July, 2002 at 2:00

This deadly delicacy is not only being exported in spite of an international ban on the trade of whale products, the contaminated blubber poses a serious health risk to the Icelandic people. But international and neighbourly responsibility are...

Picnics! Pool Parties! Toxins?

Feature story | 19 July, 2002 at 2:00

Summer has hit the north, so start up the grill and bring out the picnic gear. But watch out, some of your favourite tablecloths, beverage containers and lawn furniture from the Martha Stewart Everyday line could be PVC. PVC (polyvinyl chloride...

Climate chaos misery

Feature story | 15 August, 2002 at 2:00

Eastern Europe under water, continent wide smog clouds in Asia, both floods and droughts in India and China, heat waves in Canada, the US and Australia. Is this a taste of a warmer world where our insatiable desire for fossil fuels causes the...

After 18 years, Bhopal gas victims win legal battle against Corporate Criminal Warren...

Press release | 28 August, 2002 at 2:00

The judgement by a Bhopal Court to reject the Indian Central Bureau of Investigation's (CBI) plea to dilute charges against prime accused Warren Anderson - former CEO of Union Carbide responsible for the disastrous gas leak - is a victory for the...

A timely reminder

Feature story | 2 September, 2002 at 2:00

Dow Chemicals plant in Mumbai, India, the Earth Summit and the voice of the people.

Bhopal disaster reminder

Image | 2 September, 2002 at 3:00

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

See you in India...

Feature story | 16 September, 2002 at 2:00

The trade in toxic waste is outlawed in many countries. However this trade still continues away from the public gaze or under another name. We teamed up with internet activists to expose a common form of toxic waste trade.

Greenpeace finds toxic asbestos on ship for scrap

Press release | 8 October, 2002 at 2:00

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Technical guidelines for cleanup at the Union Carbide India Ltd (UCIL) site in Bhopal...

Publication | 26 October, 2002 at 2:00

Guidelines for the full clean up of this global toxic hotspot.

Greenpeace calls on Dow to end Bhopal tragedy

Press release | 6 November, 2002 at 1:00

#160

Greenpeace activists and crew members of

Image | 6 November, 2002 at 1:00

Greenpeace activists and crew members of the Greenpeace ship MV Esperanza display a banner in front of the DOW Italia gate in Livorno, Italy

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

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

Raising awareness of the Bhopal disaster in Indian schools

Generic multimedia item | 22 November, 2002 at 1:00

India is the second most populous nation on earth and much of the population is under the age of 18. Greenpeace is relatively new to India and a large part of our work here is raising awareness with the younger generation of environmental...

Bhopal: Lessons from history

Feature story | 22 November, 2002 at 1:00

India is the second most populous nation on earth and much of the population is under the age of 18. Greenpeace is relatively new to India and a large part of our work here is raising awareness with the younger generation of environmental...

Dow gets what it deserves

Feature story | 2 December, 2002 at 1:00

Eighteen years is a long time to wait for anything. If you are waiting for the day your drinking water is free of poisons, a time when you have more than a few dollars compensation to help relieve the pain of chronic illnesses and an environment...

Bringing Dow's problems to its doorstep.

Generic multimedia item | 3 December, 2002 at 1:00

Bhopal Campaigner Shailendra Yashwant explains the purpose of the protest march and the delivery of toxic waste from Bhopal back to Dow Chemical on the 18th anniversary of the gas disaster.

Songs of Protest

Generic multimedia item | 3 December, 2002 at 1:00

Listen to the protest songs of the women survivors from Bhopal and hear an explaination from Bhopal Campaigner Shailendra Yashwant on the meaning and significance of the songs.

How low can Dow go?

Feature story | 23 December, 2002 at 1:00

In a stunning example of corporate insensibility, Dow Chemical, the world´s largest chemical company, and new owner of Union Carbide, is to sue survivors of the 1984 Union Carbide gas disaster in Bhopal, India. While the site of the disaster lies...

Dow targets penniless Bhopal survivors in courts

Press release | 23 December, 2002 at 1:00

Dow refuses to take back its waste

Feature story | 7 January, 2003 at 1:00

Activists from the International Campaign for Justice in Bhopal wanted to give something back to Dow today: a few barrels of the waste the chemical giant refuses to clean up. Dow's response: arrests of over twenty activists.

Listen as Dow gets an unwanted delivery

Generic multimedia item | 9 January, 2003 at 1:00

We took some of Dow's waste from Bhopal back to one of its biggest plants. Listen to what happen as decribed by Tom Dowdall at the action.

Toxic waste from Bhopal disaster scene returned to Dow Chemical in Europe

Press release | 21 January, 2003 at 1:00

As business leaders and world governments gather in Davos for this week's World Economic Forum, thirty Greenpeace activists, constituent of the International Campaign for Justice in Bhopal, delivered eighteen barrels of poisonous waste collected...

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