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TOXICS RELOADED

Publication | July 2, 2003 at 8:00

Revisiting the Impacts of Lead Battery Waste Trade and Recycling in the Philippines

Greenpeace launches project to tackle toxic problems in the Gulf of Thailand

Feature story | June 19, 2003 at 6:00

Environmental group Greenpeace today inaugurated its Save the Gulf of Thailand - Our Food Basket project by highlighting invisible threats to the food source in the Gulf of Thailand. The group called on the Thai government to establish Pollutant...

Deadly asbestos exported to Asia

Feature story | June 19, 2003 at 6:00

Asbestos is cleaned from buildings in Europe because of the hazards to human health. But Europe still exports asbestos to Asia in the form of old ships full of hazardous waste which are scrapped on beaches by unprotected workers. We are acting to...

Chemical consumers?

Feature story | April 30, 2003 at 6:00

Maybe you live in a nice house, with a sparkling bathroom, comfy carpet, air that smells of alpine meadows and lovely polished surfaces? Well next time you buy polish, shampoo, detergent, toys for your kids or a new television you could also be...

Unborn babies are exposed in the womb to

Image | April 23, 2003 at 7:00

Unborn babies are exposed in the womb to synthetic chemicals.

Love the Earth

Feature story | April 22, 2003 at 6:00

Today is Earth Day and while we should be celebrating, it is unfortunate that the earth and the environment have been under a continuous threat.

A hero for the planet

Feature story | April 15, 2003 at 6:00

Dubbed the Nobel Prize for the Environment, the Goldman Environmental Prize is being awarded to Von Hernandez, Greenpeace's Toxics campaigner from the Philippines. Von has fought for years to stop the spread of incinerators and other polluting...

Bhopal protests move online

Feature story | March 10, 2003 at 7:00

Dow Chemical is going to court soon in India. Not as the defendants for their ongoing responsibility for the Bhopal disaster, but as the plaintiffs. They're suing (we're not making this up) the SURVIVORS of the disaster for protesting at a Dow plant.

Thailand Must Ban all Imports of Toxic Waste and Ratify Global Ban

Feature story | February 17, 2003 at 7:00

Greenpeace and the Basel Action Network (BAN), an international coalition of non-governmental environmental organizations working to halt the toxic trade, called on Thailand to ban the import of all toxic wastes into Thai territory and...

Toxic waste from Bhopal returned to Dow

Feature story | January 21, 2003 at 7:00

While Dow executives chatted with fellow business leaders at the World Economic Forum's 'Building Trust' annual meeting, we delivered a reality check. Thirty Greenpeace activists representing the International Campaign for Justice in Bhopal...

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