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Lead Mine Wastewater in China

Image | 2012-01-02 at 10:30

Wastewater from lead and zinc mine tailings flooded the original pump house at the foot of Bao Mountain in Guiyang County. Guiyang County is rich in non-ferrous metals mineral resources, such as lead, zinc, manganese, gold, silver and so on.

This Google satellite map shows the local

Image | 2010-12-01 at 16:19

This Google satellite map shows the local river of Xintang flowing into the Dong river, which eventually leads to the Pearl River Delta. Xintang produces 260 million pairs of jeans every year.

A thicket of billboards and advertising line

Image | 2010-12-01 at 14:40

A thicket of billboards and advertising line the busy streets of Gurao, Guangdong province

Workers are printing designs on to fabric

Image | 2010-12-01 at 7:00

Workers are printing designs on to fabric at a factory in Gurao, Guangdong province

Family workshops are common in Gurao

Image | 2010-12-01 at 11:40

Family workshops are common in Gurao. These five children go to school during the day, but work at night and on weekends. Three are local children, and two are from Hunan and Guizhou. They get 0.30 yuan each for every 100 bra straps that they...

These workers are sewing jeans in a makeshift

Image | 2010-12-01 at 11:30

These workers are sewing jeans in a makeshift shed that serves as a workshop in Xintang, Guangdong province

A jeans wholesale market in Xintang

Image | 2010-12-01 at 11:17

A jeans wholesale market in Xintang, Guangdong province. Xintang is known as "the Jeans Capital of China" and produces more than 260 million pairs of jeans every year, 40% of which are exported.

This boy is working with his parents at a

Image | 2010-12-01 at 10:32

This boy is working with his parents at a small jeans workshop in Dadun Village in Xintang. He earns 0.15 yuan for snipping loose thread ends off one pair of jeans; in one day he can do about 200 pairs. (Xintang, Guangdong province)

Wastewater discharged from a denim washing

Image | 2010-11-30 at 15:03

Every morning, workers at a denim-washing factory in Xintang must search through wastewater to scoop out stones that are used to make stonewash denim. The stones are washed with the fabric in industrial washing machines and discharged with the...

Shenzhen Resources' discharge pipes have

Image | 2010-09-03 at 6:00

Shenzhen Resources' discharge pipes have polluted the Dongbao River with high concentrations of hazardous chemicals.

Tongling city

Image | 2010-08-26 at 16:08

Tongling city, Anhui province. The discharge pipes of this chemical factory are buried underground. The factory secretly releases wastewater into the Yangtze River at night.

Fishermen working on the Yangtze River

Image | 2010-08-25 at 17:14

Fishermen working on the Yangtze River

Not far from Shenzhen Resource's factory

Image | 2010-08-13 at 16:23

Not far from Shenzhen Resource's factory are many residential buildings

Shenzhen Resource’s factory and drain outlets

Image | 2010-08-13 at 16:06

Shenzhen Resource’s factory and drain outlets

Greenpeace activist investigates environmental

Image | 2010-07-21 at 17:34

Greenpeace activist investigates environmental impacts of the oil spill on a rocky shore.

But the tumour in his throat came back and

Image | 2010-03-22 at 10:59

But the tumour in his throat came back and by May Qiaoliang was dead. Here his wife weeps as she burns his clothes.

Qiaoliang was optimistic

Image | 2010-03-22 at 10:55

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...

Playing dirty: how factories hide their pollution

Image | 2009-11-02 at 15:44

Playing dirty: how factories hide their pollution in China.

Chinese and overseas companies flout China's

Image | 2009-10-13 at 12:36

Chinese and overseas companies flout China's new environmental regulation.

Water pollution in China.

Image | 2009-08-12 at 16:24

Water pollution in China.

When the water is this polluted no swimming is advisable

Image | 2009-07-23 at 16:34

When the water is this polluted no swimming is advisable

Greenpeace activists protest HP's decision

Image | 2009-06-25 at 11:31

Greenpeace activists protest HP's decision to go back on its promise to phase out toxic chemicals.

World Water Day

Image | 2009-03-23 at 12:21

World Water Day, March 22 2009. A member of the public reads a Greenpeace ground sticker in Beijing highlighting the water pollution problem in China.

World Water Day

Image | 2009-03-23 at 12:16

World Water Day, March 22 2009. A member of the public reads a Greenpeace ground sticker in Beijing highlighting the water pollution problem in China.

World Water Day

Image | 2009-03-23 at 11:46

World Water Day, March 22 2009. A member of the public reads a Greenpeace ground sticker in Beijing highlighting the water pollution problem in China.

World Water Day

Image | 2009-03-23 at 11:43

World Water Day, March 22 2009. A member of the public reads a Greenpeace ground sticker in Beijing highlighting the water pollution problem in China.

A Greenpeace campaigner collects samples

Image | 2009-02-13 at 7:00

A Greenpeace campaigner collects samples near a BASF factory in Shanghai, April 2008.

Industrial pollution, Huai River, Henan Province

Image | 2004-01-27 at 7:00

Industrial pollution, Huai River, Henan Province

Gadget makers are using less toxic chemicals

Image | 2009-01-13 at 7:00

Gadget makers are using less toxic chemicals and are getting better about using recycled materials but they're still a long way from being truly environmental.

Agricultural pollution has made Chao Lake

Image | 2009-01-09 at 10:35

Agricultural pollution has made Chao Lake in Anhui province deadly.

Blue

Image | 2009-01-08 at 7:00

Blue-green algal bloom in Chao Lake in Anhui province. June 2008.

Monica Wang - Media Officer (Toxics)

Image | 2008-12-29 at 16:17

Monica Wang - Media Officer (Toxics)

Greenpeace gives the thumbs up to Apple’s

Image | 2008-09-16 at 6:00

Greenpeace gives the thumbs up to Apple’s latest batch of greener iPods

Chemicals giant BASF: information disclosure

Image | 2008-07-07 at 12:10

Chemicals giant BASF: information disclosure for others, but not for China?

Stop e-waste dumping

Image | 2008-06-14 at 19:02

Stop e-waste dumping

A Greenpeace activist getting ready to board

Image | 2008-06-14 at 6:00

A Greenpeace activist getting ready to board a container of electronic waste

A chemical plant damaged by the earthquake

Image | 2008-06-04 at 18:51

A chemical plant damaged by the earthquake. Greenpeace is monitoring the area for potential environmental hazards.

Greenpeace workers demarcate a hazardous

Image | 2008-06-04 at 18:31

Greenpeace workers demarcate a hazardous chemical factory to keep refugees away from its vicinity

Greenpeace surveys the Sichuan earthquake

Image | 2008-06-02 at 15:01

Greenpeace surveys the Sichuan earthquake aftermath and warns the public of chemical hazards

Greenpeace workers place signs at damaged

Image | 2008-05-23 at 16:40

Greenpeace workers place signs at damaged chemical plants warning the public not to come near these hazardous areas

Signs posted by Greenpeace warn the public

Image | 2008-05-22 at 6:00

Signs posted by Greenpeace warn the public of hazards around damaged chemical plants

A Greenpeace researcher interviews the manager

Image | 2008-05-21 at 6:00

A Greenpeace researcher interviews the manager of a chemical plant about potential risks

A chemical factory located in Hanxi town

Image | 2008-05-21 at 6:00

A chemical factory located in Hanxi town has been heavily damaged. Environmental Protection Investigation officers are checking for potential chemical hazards

Sichuan research team member Yue Yihua speaks

Image | 2008-05-21 at 6:00

Sichuan research team member Yue Yihua speaks with the manager of a chemical plant located within the earthquake disaster zone

Greenpeace action at HP China headquarters

Image | 2008-05-16 at 16:33

Greenpeace action at HP China headquarters in Beijing

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.

Activists Green Apple Again!

Image | 2007-01-09 at 15:56

Activists Green Apple Again!

The iconic Apple store on 5th Avenue in New

Image | 2006-12-14 at 7:00

The iconic Apple store on 5th Avenue in New York is bathed in green light to highlight that Apple should go green.

Apple e-waste

Image | 2007-01-05 at 12:43

Apple e-waste

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