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Bhopal Disaster: 18 years later Dow still refuses to clean up its toxic mess

Feature story | December 2, 2002 at 7:00

Environmental group Greenpeace today brought soil and water, which are contaminated with toxic chemicals, from Bhopal to Dow Chemicals factory in Map Tha Phut Industrial Estate as part of a worldwide protest to challenge the world's biggest...

Bhopal cleanup team arrested

Feature story | November 25, 2002 at 7:00

Within a half hour of arriving on site to clean up Bhopal, around 60 protesters including local residents and Greenpeace activists were arrested. It was estimated that more than 100 police in riot gear swarmed over the peaceful action, which was...

Dow continues to ignore appeals to clean up Bhopal

Feature story | November 19, 2002 at 7:00

Greenpeace and over a hundred survivors of the 1984 Bhopal disaster (1) today cordoned off an area of land in a densely populated part of the city near the Union Carbide factory site and set up signs saying 'Poisoned and awaiting Dow clean up' to...

Living dangerously in toxic Thailand

Feature story | November 13, 2002 at 7:00

The fire that razed 22 homes in Bangkok's slum area of Klong Toey on Monday, Nov. 4 brought about another chapter in the toxic legacy of Thailand. As soon as the fire was extinguished, authorities discovered that hazardous chemicals were burned...

Samui Incinerator - What a Waste!

Feature story | October 16, 2002 at 6:00

Once they said it's state of the art, now the incinerator that's oddly constructed in the world famous tropical paradise called Samui Island in Surat Thani province is crumbling on its own crap.

Global Day of Action against Waste Incineration

Feature story | June 17, 2002 at 6:00

Greenpeace together with an NGO delegation composed of environmental and church groups met with Department of Health (DOH) officials led by Dr. Antonio Lopez, Undersecretary for Operations, to submit a petition endorsed by 170 groups and...

Klong Dan Sea Action

Feature story | June 26, 2001 at 6:00

In a feisty fluvial demonstration involving 100 fishing boats, Greenpeace activists from nine countries today joined local communities in Samut Prakarn province in protest against the construction of a controversial Asian Development Bank (ADB)...

Japan: Dioxin Pusher

Feature story | May 21, 2001 at 6:00

Greenpeace today stormed the headquarters of one of the world's largest financial institutions, Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) on Ratchadamri road in Bangkok, Thailand to demand for the cancellation of loans towards dioxin...

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