Permalink: https://media.greenpeace.org/archive/Toxics-Action-against-DOW-Chemicals-in-Australia-27MZIF0XLBM.htmlConceptually similarToxics Action against DOW Chemicals in AustraliaGP0110FCompleted★★★★★★Toxics Action against DOW Chemicals in AustraliaGP0M3Completed★★★★★★Action to Commemorate Bhopal held in MadridGP0LEOCompleted★★★★Action to Commemorate Bhopal held in MadridGP0FUQCompleted★★★★Toxics Clean Up Dioxin Homebush in AustraliaGP0EQ2Completed★★★★Global Commemoration Bhopal Disaster in GermanyGP02YN4Completed★★★★Action to Commemorate Bhopal held in MadridGP06BGCompleted★★★★Action to Commemorate Bhopal held in MadridGP016W4Completed★★★★Bhopal Memorial at Dow Headquarters in SwitzerlandGP01D1KCompleted★★★★View AllGP0O8TToxics Action against DOW Chemicals in AustraliaGreenpeace volunteer in front of DOW Chemicals logo during an action telling Dow Chemicals to clean up the site of the world's worst industrial accident in Bhopal in India. The company took over Union Carbide last year, and is being called upon by an International Coalition for Justice in Bhopal to accept moral and legal responsibility for the ongoing impacts of the tragedy. 150,000 people still suffer injuries from the 1984 accident, 80,000 are unable to work and one person dies each day from gas-related illnesses in Sydney, Australia.Locations:Australia-SydneyDate:3 Dec, 2002Credit:© Greenpeace / Tim ColeMaximum size:2100px X 1394pxKeywords:Actions and protests-Banners-Dow Chemicals-Face painting-Greenpeace activists-KWCI (GPI)-Theatrical costumes-Toxics (campaign title)Shoot:Global Commemoration Anniversary Bhopal DisasterGreenpeace hold actions in a variety of locations to commemorate the 18th anniversary of Bhopal. The disaster killed thousands and the polluted site of the abandoned factory still leaks poisons into the groundwater of local residents. Dow Chemicals bought Union Carbide in 2001, but will not accept any responsibility for the clean up of the contaminated site.