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Turkey rejects toxic ship...

Feature story | 15 November, 2002 at 1:00

Every year, hundreds of sea vessels retire to the once clean beaches of Asia. In addition to their valuable steel, these old ships often contain hazardous substances that place their workers and the environment in danger. Despite agreement...

Turkey does the right thing - refuses to accept toxic ship

Press release | 16 July, 2003 at 2:00

 

Indian authorities brand 'Clemenceau' illegal transport

Press release | 6 January, 2006 at 1:00

Today the Indian Supreme Court Monitoring Committee (SCMC) branded the French naval aircraft carrier, the Clemenceau, which is being towed to India for scrapping, as an illegal transport due to the hazardous materials, including 500 tonnes of...

Highest court in Netherlands says scrap ship is toxic waste

Press release | 19 June, 2002 at 2:00

Exposing toxic trade in disguise

Feature story | 19 June, 2003 at 2:00

During June four representatives from ship breaking yards in India and Bangladesh are touring through Europe. They aim to present the impact of the current polluting practices at the breaking yards to ship owners and discuss working towards a...

Australian toxic waste export stopped just in time

Feature story | 6 January, 2011 at 17:50

Greenpeace and a broad swath of civil society groups in Australia and Europe have successfully prevented solvents and explosives maker Orica from sailing tonnes of extremely harmful chemical waste from Australia to Denmark for incineration. In...

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