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Qiaoliang was optimistic

Image | 2010-03-22 at 10:49

Qiaoliang was optimistic. He felt cured after surgery and he and his wife started looking forward to the birth of their new baby. Qiaoliang loved to put his ear on his wife’s belly and listen to his unborn child.

In January 2008

Image | 2010-03-22 at 7:00

The reality of water pollution in China sometimes ends in tragedy. Here is a love story in Henan that was likely cut short by the contamination from paper and chemical factories upstream. In January 2008, two young love-struck villagers, Zhang...

A sewage exit discharging untreated wastewater in Jiangsu Province.

Image | 2007-10-01 at 7:00

A sewage exit discharging untreated wastewater in Jiangsu Province.

Close up of a huge pile of computer keyboards waiting to be scrapped. These are...

Image | 2005-03-08 at 8:00

Close up of a huge pile of computer keyboards waiting to be scrapped. These are likely to have been thrown away in Europe, US or Japan and then dumped in China because it is cheaper to dump this hazardous waste in China than dispose of it properly.

Chinese women dismantle computer circuit boards in an e-waste scrap yard. After...

Image | 2005-03-09 at 8:00

Chinese women dismantle computer circuit boards in an e-waste scrap yard. After sorting the circuit boards they will be burned over open fires to extract metals. The smelting releases large amounts of poisonous gases.

Piles of circuit boards from hazardous computer waste stretch into the distance near...

Image | 2004-04-01 at 7:00

Piles of circuit boards from hazardous computer waste stretch into the distance near an e-waste scrap yard. The circuit boards will be smelted by hand to extract metals. Smelting releases highly poisonous gases and pollutes the environment.

"Detox" Striptease in Beijing

Image | 2011-07-23 at 1:37

Greenpeace volunteers surprise shoppers by performing a striptease outside the Adidas store in central Beijing. The same activity was carried out on the same day by more than 600 people outside Adidas and Nike stores in 29 cities in 10 countries,...

A new wind is blowing through China

Image | 2013-06-10 at 6:00

Guazhou wind farm near Yumen in Gansu province. China installed 15.9 gigawatts of wind power in 2012, bringing accumulated, grid-connected capacity to 61 gigawatts, and ranking the country the largest wind market in the world for the fourth...

Chicheng wind farm in Hebei Province

Image | 2013-01-28 at 2:30

The latest Greenpeace report 'Point of no return: The massive climate threats we must avoid' shows government hypocrisy on major energy projects is fueling climate change and placing populations at risk. The report reveals the alarming threat...

Chinese cancer victim in polluted Shaoxing

Image | 2013-03-04 at 4:30

Cao Yungen from Sanjiang village is 62 years old and was diagnosed with lung cancer in 2009. The nearby East China Sea is reported as being polluted with persistent toxic chemicals, the major source of which is industrial discharge. The situation...

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