Permalink: https://media.greenpeace.org/archive/Cancer-Victim-in-Shaoxing-27MZIFVPVN7U.htmlConceptually similarCancer Victim in ShaoxingGP04DEXCompleted★★★★Cancer Victim in ShaoxingGP04DEYCompleted★★★★Cancer Victim in ShaoxingGP04DF6Completed★★★★Cancer Victim in ShaoxingGP04DGICompleted★★★★Cancer Victim in ShaoxingGP04DETCompleted★★★★Cancer Victim in ShaoxingGP04DF3Completed★★★★Cancer Victim in ShaoxingGP04DEUCompleted★★★★Cancer Victim in ShaoxingGP04DGJCompleted★★★★Cancer Victim in ShaoxingGP04DF4Completed★★★★View AllGP04DF5Cancer Victim in ShaoxingWang Changgen from Sanjiang village is 68 years old and diagnosed with late stage esophagus cancer. The village where he lives is in Shaoxing, an area that has been severely affected by pollution.Locations:China-Sanjiang-Shaoxing-ZhejiangDate:28 Mar, 2012Credit:© Lu Guang / GreenpeaceMaximum size:4807px X 3204pxKeywords:Chemical industry-Chemicals-Detox (campaign title)-Illness-Indoors-KWCI (GPI)-Local population-Men-One person-Pollutants-Portraits-Sadness-Seriousness-Textile industry-Toxic waste-Victims-Water pollutionShoot:Pollution in the Hangzhou Bay AreaThe Qiantang River is the biggest river in Zhejiang Province, and flows into Hangzhou Bay, and ultimately the East China Sea. According to a recent report on China’s oceans, Hangzhou Bay is one of the most polluted coastal areas in China, though there is no specific information on hazardous chemicals. The East China Sea is reported as being polluted with persistent toxic chemicals, the major source of which is industrial discharge. The situation prompted Greenpeace to investigate potential sources of pollution of hazardous chemicals in Hangzhou Bay.Related Collections:Report 'Toxic Threads: Putting Pollution On Parade'