Greenpeace Press Releases

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Greenpeace reveals new evidence of highly toxic contaminants in Rapu Rapu

Press release | August 24, 2006 at 8:00

Greenpeace and government officials from Rapu-Rapu today conducted an inspection of the island's Mirikpitik Creek, which is found to be contaminated by the Lafayette mine. Water samples taken from the creek, which leads out from the mine and...

Greenpeace, scientists witness devastation at oil spill ground zero

Press release | August 20, 2006 at 8:00

Scientists and environmental activists onboard Greenpeace ship MY Esperanza today arrived at the Petron oil spill ground zero to help document the devastating environmental impact of the oil slick in the Guimaras Strait of the central Philippines.

Greenpeace denounces DENR on resumption of Aurora logging

Press release | September 2, 2005 at 8:00

Greenpeace today denounced the recent report that the DENR has allowed the resumption of logging operations in Aurora Province, stating that lifting the order on the logging operations in a recently devastated area like Aurora Province at the...

Greenpeace warns about dangers of waste-to-energy incinerators

Press release | January 8, 2004 at 8:00

Environmental group Greenpeace today warned the public in Chiang Mai about the dangers of waste-to-energy incinerators currently being proposed by the Ministry of Energy.

Bangpoo Industrial Estate discharges toxic pollutants into the gulf of Thailand

Press release | September 30, 2003 at 8:00

Volunteers from environmental group Greenpeace today collected highly contaminated mud from the northwestern canal of Bangpoo Industrial Estate and brought them to the estate's headquarters to demand total clean-up of contaminated areas.

Hidden Poison in Our Homes

Press release | April 30, 2003 at 8:00

A new research released today shows that dust collected from homes across Europe contains substantial amounts of hazardous chemicals, some of them linked to cancer. The Greenpeace report Consuming Chemicals [1] reveals that homes are contaminated...

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

Press release | February 17, 2003 at 8:00

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 furthermore

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

Press release | December 2, 2002 at 8:00

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...

Police arrest Bhopal survivors and Greenpeace to stop them cleaning up toxic waste...

Press release | November 25, 2002 at 8:00

At 10.30am this morning, police forcibly arrested 56 volunteers, including survivors of the 1984 Union Carbide gas disaster and Greenpeace activists from fourteen countries, to prevent them cleaning up dangerous toxic waste in Bhopal.

Dow continues to ignore appeals to clean up Bhopal

Press release | November 19, 2002 at 8:00

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...

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