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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.

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."

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.

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.

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.

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.

Polluting waste incinerator near local community

Image | 23 January, 1993 at 2:00

Polluting waste incinerator near local community, East Liverpool.

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

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.

Tasman Pulp & Paper mill in the dark.

Image | 17 June, 1996 at 3:00

Tasman Pulp & Paper mill in the dark.

Pulp and Paper actions.

Image | 17 June, 1996 at 3:00

Pulp and Paper actions.

Alternatives to PVC used throughout the Olympic

Image | 23 October, 1996 at 3:00

Alternatives to PVC used throughout the Olympic Village.

Chemicals plant in Haifa bay

Image | 19 July, 1997 at 2:00

Chemicals plant in Haifa bay. The sign reads: Industrial waste outflow, do not touch, very dangerous.

Toxic chemicals found in consumer products

Image | 17 September, 1997 at 3:00

Toxic chemicals found in consumer products are increasingly found in childrens bodies.

Opening Pandora' s Box: A Catalogue of 50 POPs Hotspots Worldwide

Publication | 1 September, 1999 at 2:00

This report gives over 50 examples of POPs Hotspots from around the world. These include large emission sources, contaminated sites and stockpiled materials, such as obsolete pesticides.

The Bhopal Legacy - Toxic contaminants at the former Union Carbide factory site...

Publication | 1 November, 1999 at 1:00

Research into toxic contaminants at the former Union Carbide factory site, Bhopal, India, 15 years after the Bhopal accident.

Greenpeace action against danger of toxic

Image | 1 February, 2000 at 2:00

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

Unseen Poisins in Asia - a review of persistent organic pollutant levels in South and...

Publication | 1 March, 2000 at 1:00

This report draws together published scientific literature on levels of POPs in theenvironment and in animals and humans of Southeast Asia and Oceania.

Dioxin Elimination - A Global Imperative

Publication | 8 March, 2000 at 1:00

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.

Southern "Right" whales protest George Wrong

Image | 1 April, 2000 at 3:00

Southern "Right" whales protest George Wrong Bush and Australia's inaction on climate change.

Martha Stewart

Image | 1 April, 2000 at 3:00

Martha Stewart - Her products contain toxic PVC plastic

Hamburgers hide health dangers beyond high

Image | 1 April, 2000 at 3:00

Hamburgers hide health dangers beyond high fat content.

Rainbow Warrior sails into Doha

Image | 1 April, 2000 at 3:00

Rainbow Warrior sails into Doha, challenging the WTO to use the 4th Ministerial Conference to force the US to commit to the Kyoto Protocol.

Rainbow Warrior sails into Doha to challenge

Image | 1 April, 2000 at 3:00

Rainbow Warrior sails into Doha to challenge the WTO to force the US to commit to the Kyoto Protocol on climate change.

Bhopal residents are given the chance to

Image | 14 August, 2000 at 3:00

Bhopal residents are given the chance to send a message to Union Carbide. The company responds by blocking any messages from the residents.

Protest at incineration plant in Edmonton

Image | 10 October, 2000 at 3:00

Protest at incineration plant in Edmonton.

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...

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.

Incineration and Human Health

Publication | 1 March, 2001 at 1:00

POPs in the Baltic - A review of persistent organic pollutants (POPs) in the Baltic Sea

Publication | 1 April, 2001 at 2:00

This report draws together published scientific literature on levels of POPs that have been recorded in the sediments and biota of the Baltic Sea and studies of their possible impacts upon the highly specialised ecosystem of the region. It also...

Pulp bleaching around the Baltic Sea

Publication | 1 April, 2001 at 2:00

Toxic Free Future - time to act!

Publication | 1 May, 2001 at 2:00

If you were to analyse the fat tissue from your body in a laboratory, you would find that synthetic chemicals such as DDT, HCH, PCBs, dioxins and other substances with equally daunting names have trespassed into your body without your even...

Chlorine , Combustion and Dioxins

Publication | 12 September, 2001 at 2:00

Silent protest with banner reading 'Injustice

Image | 2 November, 2001 at 1:00

Silent protest with banner reading 'Injustice for Venice' after the acquittal of senior managers of petrochemical companies Enichem and Montedison on charges or environmental pollution and death of workers in 2001.

Pollution agreement unifies troubled waters

Press release | 17 November, 2001 at 1:00

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...

Toxic water from Bhopal that locals are forced

Image | 3 December, 2001 at 2:00

Toxic water from Bhopal that locals are forced to use because Dow Chemical refuses to clean up the site of the world's worst industrial disaster. The water was delivered to the European headquaters of Dow in Switzerland.

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.

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