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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

Protest at incineration plant in Edmonton

Image | 10 October, 2000 at 3:00

Protest at incineration plant in Edmonton.

French actress Marion Cotillard volunteers

Image | 14 May, 2003 at 3:00

French actress Marion Cotillard volunteers to have her home tested for toxic chemicals.

Greenpeace installs a giant test tube at

Image | 27 June, 2003 at 3:00

Greenpeace installs a giant test tube at the EU chemical industry's meeting venue in Hamburg.

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.

Anti

Image | 17 June, 2002 at 3:00

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

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.

'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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Greenpeace action against danger of toxic

Image | 1 February, 2000 at 2:00

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

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.

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...

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."

Tasman Pulp & Paper mill in the dark.

Image | 17 June, 1996 at 3:00

Tasman Pulp & Paper mill in the dark.

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 woman smelts computer circuit boards

Image | 1 April, 2004 at 3:00

Chinese woman smelts computer circuit boards over an open stove to extract metals. The fan is vain attempt to disperse the highly toxic fumes created by the smelting.

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.

Chinese women dismantle computer circuit

Image | 9 March, 2005 at 2:00

Chinese women dismantle computer circuit boards in an e-waste scrap yard. After sorting the circuit boards they will be burned over open fires to extract metals. The smelting releases large amounts of poisonous gases.

A migrant child from Henan province holds

Image | 8 March, 2005 at 2:00

A migrant child from Henan province holds up a piece of e-waste. It was once a Nokia computer screen, now dumped in China and dismantled by poor, unprotected, migrant workers.

Our campaigners have been visiting company

Image | 8 June, 2004 at 3:00

Our campaigners have been visiting company offices to highlight how chemicals in their products are polluting our bodies and encouraging these companies to follow Samsung's lead in committing to phase out hazardous chemicals in its products.

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