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Swimming in Poison: A hazardous chemical cocktail found in Yangtze River Fish

Feature Story | 2010-08-26 at 6:00

The Yangtze River flows through China's heartland, feeding 400 million people and providing drinking water to 186 cities. Yet this life-giving river is far from pristine. As a new Greenpeace report shows, its fish are tainted with hazardous...

Wastewater treatment plants: What's really going on?

Feature Story | 2010-08-13 at 6:00

Do wastewater treatment plants do their job? Greenpeace tested the waters at a reputable Shenzhen plant. The results were surprising.

A Henan Love Story

Feature Story | 2010-03-22 at 7:00

To mark World Water Day today, award-winning photographer Lu Guang has this love story with a tragic ending.

China blacklists polluting factories

Feature Story | 2010-02-04 at 7:00

Rivers running thick with pollution, cancer villages downstream of industrial parks, poisoned crops and sickened babies. The reality of water pollution in China is one of the country’s biggest tragedies. And the true extent of this pollution is...

Our latest and greatest guide to greener electronics

Feature Story | 2010-01-21 at 7:00

Apple, Sony Ericsson and Nokia do well in our updated Guide to Greener Electronics, while Chinese computer maker Lenovo, Samsung, Dell, and LGE disappoint.

Playing dirty: how factories hide their pollution in China

Feature Story | 2009-11-03 at 13:20

There are lots of ways to fool environmental inspectors. Here we take a look at how factories in China do it.

Poisoning the Pearl River

Feature Story | 2009-10-28 at 7:00

It’s not for nothing that the Pearl River Delta region is known as the ‘world’s factory floor.’ In 2007, 30 percent of China’s exports were made here. But, as a new Greenpeace China report finds out, the region is paying a deadly price in pollution.

Water pollution: the dirty China story

Feature Story | 2009-10-13 at 6:00

Greenpeace China checks up on how a new environmental regulation is working in China and finds big companies like Shell and Sinopec are ignoring it.

Greenpeace protests HP's broken promise

Feature Story | 2009-06-25 at 6:00

Greenpeace activists dressed in bio-hazard suits protested outside Hewlett-Packard's Beijing office after the electronic giant broke its promise on not using toxic chemicals.

World Water Day, Beijing

Feature Story | 2009-03-23 at 7:00

One in four people in China is living with unsafe water. Greenpeace China took that message to the streets in an unusually sticky way on World Water Day, March 22.

China’s cancer: water pollution

Feature Story | 2009-03-20 at 12:20

China's water pollution has reached grave proportions. Greenpeace China Toxics Campaigner Mariah Zhao explains how a visit to a "cancer" village in Jiangsu province solidifed her resolve to stop this human tragedy.

BASF: the bad boy in China?

Feature Story | 2009-02-13 at 7:00

It sounds great, doesn’t it? BASF wants to build a mega factory bringing thousands of jobs to China’s poor western region. Not so fast.

Go go gadget green

Feature Story | 2009-01-13 at 7:00

How green are the latest gadgets? Not as green as we’d like but getting better. Greenpeace checked out 50 products by 15 major companies for their enviro street cred. Who came on top?

Gadgets get greener says our new guide

Feature Story | 2008-09-19 at 13:28

Top brands like Nokia and Samsung are getting greener, according to the latest edition of the Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics. Read on to check out the guide and see if your favourite brand is really that eco-friendly.

Tasty new Apple iPods

Feature Story | 2008-09-16 at 6:00

Apple’s new line of iPods gets our green seal of approval, but we are still waiting for iPhones and Macs to stop using toxic chemicals.

Poisoning the poor – Electronic Waste in Ghana

Feature Story | 2008-08-13 at 6:00

Greenpeace has discovered high tech toxic trash (e-waste) causing horrendous pollution in Ghana.

Take Action To Stop BASF’s Double Standards in China!

Feature Story | 2008-07-07 at 6:00

Germany’s BASF Group, the world’s largest chemical company, has adopted double standards in China regarding environmental information disclosure. BASF has a responsibility to the Chinese public to act according to its international standards...

Illegal e-waste exposed

Feature Story | 2008-06-14 at 6:00

A container of electronic waste (e-waste) from the port of Oakland in the United States was intercepted in Hong Kong by Greenpeace activists. After months of research, we determined that the container was destined for Sanshui district in mainland...

"Sense and Simplicity" - or simply nonsense?

Feature Story | 2008-06-11 at 10:54

“Sense and Simplicity” became the slogan of the Dutch electronics giant, Koninklijke Philips Electronics NV – better known as Philips – in 2004. But when it comes to taking responsibility for the electronic waste (e-waste) generated by their...

3 Teams Visit Earthquake Aftermath

Feature Story | 2008-05-30 at 6:00

May 30. In an effort to accelerate the identification of hazardous chemical plants in the Sichuan earthquake disaster zone, Greenpeace’s research team at the site of the quake has expanded into three branches. Each departing from Deyang, they...

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