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Pollution

Topic | 19 March, 2008 at 16:58

The trash vortex

Topic | 1 March, 2014 at 12:00

The trash vortex is an area the size of Texas in the North Pacific in which an estimated six kilos of plastic for every kilo of natural plankton, along with other slow degrading garbage, swirls slowly around like a clock, choked with dead fish,...

Fit for the future

Topic | 20 March, 2014 at 15:13

We stand with everyone who wants healthy oceans for our children, who want marine life to thrive and the fishing industry to give jobs and a future for millions. We will be part of the movement that works to create and protect clean seas that...

PFC pollution near chemical companies puts residents' health at risk

Press release | 14 November, 2016 at 7:00

Vicenza, Italy, 14 November 2016 - Greenpeace launched a report [1] today, identifying four pollution hotspots around the globe where chemical companies producing per - and polyfluorinated chemicals (PFCs) have contaminated the environment and...

Russian oil disaster

Topic | 6 August, 2012 at 9:28

For decades, Russia's oil giants have been polluting parts of the country's once thriving landscape, often in secret, spilling oil onto the land and into the Arctic Ocean, poisoning the water and destroying the livelihood of local communities and...

South Korean President vows to phase out nuclear and coal - Greenpeace

Press release | 19 June, 2017 at 10:42

Busan, 19 June 2017 - South Korean President, Moon Jae-in, today announced a major shift towards renewables by phasing out nuclear and coal. In the ambitious speech, Moon promised to scrap existing plans for new nuclear plants and will not extend...

Bon voyage, mercury waste

Feature story | 23 May, 2003 at 0:00

A container ship currently heading from southern India to the US represents a small victory in the fight against corporate crime across the globe. The ship is carrying 320 tonnes of toxic mercury contaminated waste which comes from a closed plant...

China's "Singles Day" clothing sales produced 258,000 tonnes of CO2 in 2016 - Greenpeace

Press release | 9 November, 2017 at 7:11

Beijing, 8 November 2017 - Apparel sales from China’s 2016 “Singles Day” internet shopping bonanza produced 258,000 tonnes of CO2 emissions -- equivalent to the CO2 absorbed by 2.58 million trees, new research from Greenpeace East Asia shows. [1]

Levi's shapes up to become a Detox leader

Feature story | 13 December, 2012 at 14:10

Levi Strauss & Co. today committed to go toxic-free. Why? Because you and hundreds of thousands of other people demanded that Levi’s “Go Forth and Detox”.

Poisoning the Pearl

Publication | 27 October, 2009 at 0:00

An investigation into industrial water pollution in the Pearl River Delta

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