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Dioxin - Closer than you think!

Feature Story | 2004-12-20 at 7:00

The deadly chemical dioxin has hit the headlines with the poisoning of Ukrainian opposition leader Viktor Yuschenko. What doesn't often make the news is the fact that dioxin pollution is far more widespread than political poisonings.

Greenpeace finds banned pesticides

Press release | 2012-01-10 at 17:16

How safe is your produce? That produce you buy at the big, shiny retailer stores? Greenpeace finds that there's a chance your produce contains pesticides, the real dangerous ones. But that's where our supermarket guide comes in handy.

Hazardous Chemicals

Standard Page | 2011-06-28 at 19:23

Hazardous chemicals are substances that are dangerous to people, wildlife and the environment at any stage of their lifecycle, from production to use to disposal.

Sampling and Investigation

Standard Page | 2011-06-29 at 0:16

Greenpeace collects scientific evidence of hazardous chemicals in China through testing water samples and documenting environmental degradation. We then use this evidence to lobby polluters and the government to ask for change.

Hormone Disruptors Found in Wild Yangtze River Fish

Press release | 2010-08-25 at 6:00

A new Greenpeace study has revealed the widespread presence of hazardous chemicals in wild fish caught along the length of the Yangtze River. Some of these chemicals have been banned or are under restricted use in European Union nations as well...

Gaps in pollution law poisons China's Pearl River

Press release | 2009-10-28 at 7:00

According to new Greenpeace research published today, industrial discharges are poisoning China’s Pearl River Delta.

Excessive ‘Gender-Bending’ Chemicals Found in Plastic ‘Toxic Toys’

Press release | 2011-05-18 at 13:01

Beijing - Greenpeace has found high levels of phthalates banned by the EU and the US in children’s products and toys made from vinyl plastic (also called polyvinyl chloride, or PVC) on the Chinese market. Phthalates are plastic softeners widely...

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.

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.

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