Permalink: https://media.greenpeace.org/archive/Toxics-Action-against-Sea-Dumping-at-Coast-Scheveningen-27MZIFLDPFMX.htmlConceptually similarToxics Action against Sea Dumping near ScheveningenGP01NL9Completed★★★★Toxics Action against Sea Dumping at Coast ScheveningenGP01NLCCompleted★★★★Toxics Action against Sea Dumping near ScheveningenGP0LRKCompleted★★★★Toxics Action against Sea Dumping at Coast ScheveningenGP01NLBCompleted★★★★Activists Board Dredger Vessel HEIN in the North SeaGP0ZZ6Completed★★★★Greenpeace Occupies Dredger HEIN in Protest against Toxic Waste Dump in the North SeaGP0MQHCompleted★★★★Greenpeace Occupies Dredger HEIN in the North SeaGP0CNJCompleted★★★★Greenpeace Occupies Dredger HEIN in Protest against Toxic Waste Dump in the North SeaGP0IRCCompleted★★★★Greenpeace Occupies Dredger HEIN to Protest against Toxic Waste Dump in the North SeaGP0Z2RCompleted★★★★View AllGP01NLDToxics Action against Sea Dumping at Coast ScheveningenGreenpeace protests against the sea dumping of toxic dredgings sludge by the Department of Public Works and the Port of Rotterdam. In original language:Toxicactie tegen Zeelozing voor Kust ScheveningenGreepeace voert actie tegen het lozen van giftig slib in zee door Rijkswaterstaat en het Gemeentelijk Havenbedrijf Rotterdam. Locations:Europe, West Europe-Netherlands-ScheveningenDate:26 Apr, 1999Credit:© Greenpeace / Ben DeimanMaximum size:2368px X 3641pxKeywords:Actions and protests-Boats-Day-Dredging-KWCI (GPI)-Oceans (campaign title)-Outdoors-Sea dumping-Seas-Toxic waste-Toxics (campaign title)-WaterShoot:Action against Sea Dumping in ScheveningenGreenpeace protests against the sea dumping of toxic dredgings sludge by the Department of Public Works and the Port of Rotterdam. This sludge is polluted with tributyltin (TBT), a toxic processed in many ship paints to prevent the growth of alga and sea acorns to the ship's hull. TBT damages sea life. Female shellfish develop male sexual characteristics and become infertile. Because of this the sea whelks have already disappeared in the Wadden Sea. Three Greenpeace inflatables try to drag a banner reading 'Giftig slib: spoor van verderf', which translates to English as 'Toxic sludge: trail of destruction' behind a dredging ship just dumping toxic sludge. Unfortunately the banner is torn to pieces by the force of the ship. Greenpeace demands a worldwide ban on the usage and production of TBT.