Bowel Cancer UK and Beating Bowel Cancer are joining together to become the UK’s leading bowel cancer charity

Charities Bowel Cancer UK and Beating Bowel Cancer are combining to become the UK’s leading bowel cancer charity. The 2 charities announced the merger via their website, giving their reasons they state: “Both Boards of Trustees unanimously welcome this merger as the best opportunity to achieve our shared vision of a world where no one dies of bowel cancer.  With the help of our fantastic supporters, both charities achieve a great deal separately, but bowel cancer remains the UK’s second biggest cancer killer with over 16,000 people dying annually of…

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The Bhopal Medical Appeal rolls out campaign to protest Dow Chemical and DuPont Merger

The Bhopal Medical Appeal has rolled out a campaign to protest the forthcoming Dow Chemical and DuPont Merger. History On the night of December 2nd, 1984, a Union Carbide plant in Bhopal, India, began leaking 27 tons of the deadly gas methyl isocyanate. None of the six safety systems designed to contain such a leak were operational, allowing the gas to spread throughout the city of Bhopal. Half a million people were exposed to the gas and 25,000 have died to date as a result of their exposure. More than…

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