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July 2014: New Analysis-Pollution #1 Causse of Death; U.N. Responds to Our Call to #SpotlightPollution in the SDGs; Breaking Mexico's 500-Year-Old Toxic Tradition; Soccer Field Transformed from Toxic Lead Dump To Safe Play Space; A Toxic "Craft" Village in Vietnam Cleans Up; How Hard Is It To Clean Up A Secret Toxic Site Sitting On Top Of A Bomb?

Dec 2013/Jan 2014: What will the world focus on over the next decade?; Eliminating pesticides in former Soviert Union; Snapshots of progress in 2013 in Africa, Asia, Latin American and Eastern Europe/Central Asia; A key year in research

Sept/Oct 2013: Top Ten Toxic Threats in 2013; Minamata, Bringing Poisoned Poor to the European Parliament, Training Women in Senegal, Global Remediation Guides

July/Aug 2013: Involving the Chinese public in pollution cleanup; A soccer field that does not kill; Fishponds in one of the world's worst polluted rivers get help; Blacksmith's 4-star rating

May/June 2013: Fighting Toxic Pollution with Research; Database of Global Hotspots Goes Public; First Trial of Borax Method; Toxic Rice Fields of China; Toxic Trail of Old Batteries; VIDEO:  Mexico's Pretty but Poisonous Problem; Annual Report is Released

March/April 2013: Meet Our Global Team

Jan/Feb 2013: Global Alliance mercury updates, AuthorAID deadline, Mentors wanted

Nov/Dec 2012:  Top 5 Ways We Beat Back Pollution in 2012

Sept/Oct 2012:  World's Worst Pollution Problems Report Reveals Impact Across 49 Countries

July/Aug 2012:  Global Alliance Forms to Fight Pollution, Blacksmith at INC4

May/June 2012:  Radiation in Kyrgyzstan's Schools, Small Projects in India with Big Potential, Blacksmith Grants, World Meeting on Pollution in Bellagio, TSIP paper published

March/April 2012:  Filipino Miner's Borax Secret, Pakistan's Pollution Problem, Faces of Change in Mexico's Toxic Tradition

January 2012:  Sodom and Gomorrah, Orphaned Sites

November 2011: New Report List Top Ten World's Worst Toxic Pollution Problems With A Big Surprise

October 2011: Ten Things You Might Not Know About Pollution; An Engineer Without Borders

September 2011: What is Pollution?

August 2011:  Over 600 Polluted Hotspots Identified in Asia. Now What?

June 2011: Meeting Medvedev on Russia's Pollution Crisis, China's Bad Press

May 2011: Blacksmith Wins UN-Backed Green Star Award, Blacksmith Golf Benefit, Mercury Exposure Rises Dramatically in the U.S., Cleanup of One of the World´s Worst Polluted Places

April 2011: Vietnam's Toxic Craft Villages, Video from Chernobyl, Success in Nigeria Lead Crisis (download pdf)

February 2011: New Staff, Blacksmith Journal, and Lead Projects in Philippines and Indonesia 

January 2011: Inaugural Issue of Blacksmith Institute Journal of Health and Pollution

September 2010: Blacksmith's Efforts in Ghana and the Philippines

July 2010: Update on Nigeria Emergency, Closing Chapter on Tragedy in Senegal

June 2010:  SPECIAL ALERT - EMERGENCY IN NIGERIA.  Over 150 Children Dead from Lead Poisoning Outbreak

May 2010:  Video from India, Wetlands Treatment System, GIP Expands into West Africa, Lead Update, Annual Report, Mexico Coorindator

April 2010:  Earth Day Video "The Story of Lead - A Tour Through 4 Polluted Sites,"  Report from Agbogbloshie

March 2010:  Pink Crocodiles in India, Tapping Human Ecology to Clean up Pollution in the Philippines

Feb. 2010:  Pollution Research Wins Science Prize, Our Man in Russia

Jan. 2010:  New Grant for Global Inventory, Video from Indonesia, Senegal Lead Cleanup

Dec. 2009: Save a Life this December

Nov. 2009: Going Online to Take Pollution Offline, World's Top Pollution Solutions

Oct. 2009 Special Bulletin - Release of 2009 Blacksmith report

Sept. 2009 - Toxic Playpen, Bringing People Together to Fight Pollution in India

Aug. 2009 - Cleaning up Kindergartens, New Projects Launch

July 2009 - Pollution:  A Global Killer, a Solvable Problem



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