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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.

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