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Secret airlift of nuclear material from Iraq

Feature story | July 7, 2004 at 3:30

BAGHDAD, Iraq — What does the US have to hide about radioactive materials flown out of Iraq? Why has the international community not been allowed to monitor the secret airlift which the US has just confirmed? Where is the inventory accounting...

Greenpeace re-views decontamination of Mayapuri “hot-spots”

Press release | May 19, 2010 at 3:30

NEW DELHI, India — The Greenpeace team of radiation experts revisited the Mayapuri scrap yard to check the levels of radiation after a decontamination effort by authorities (1) on Sunday, May 16th. The authorities were forced to take immediate...

Mayapuri is still a radiation hazard zone: Greenpeace Field Survey

Press release | May 14, 2010 at 3:30

NEW DELHI, India — Early this morning, a team of two radiological experts from Greenpeace began a combing operation at the Mayapuri scrap market and discovered that there is radiation risk to people at Mayapuri scrapyard in the immediate vicinity...

The second biggest nuclear disaster in history

Feature story | October 3, 2007 at 3:30

Everybody knows that the biggest nuclear catastrophe in history was Chernobyl. But how many have heard of the second biggest? Today marks the fiftieth anniversary of a radiation nightmare.

The second biggest nuclear disaster in history

Feature story | October 3, 2007 at 17:48

Everybody knows that the biggest nuclear catastrophe in history was Chernobyl. But how many have heard of the second biggest? Today marks the fiftieth anniversary of a radiation nightmare.

Nuclear nightmares

Feature story | April 27, 2006 at 12:39

Elena was playing outside 20 years ago. Not far away the Chernobyl reactor was melting down. Since then both her and her sister have had brain cancer. Facts and figures, scientists and politicians, can't tell you the terrible consquences of...

Chernobyl death toll grossly underestimated

Feature story | April 20, 2006 at 14:18

CHERNOBYL, Ukraine — A new Greenpeace report has revealed that the full consequences of the Chernobyl disaster could top a quarter of a million cancers cases and nearly 100,000 fatal cancers.

Radiation

Page | October 5, 2006 at 17:57

Radiation is the term used to describe energy in the form of light or particles. Whereas most atoms in nature are stable and remain unchanged in composition and energy, certain natural or artificially created atoms are unstable, which means they...

New Delhi

Image | May 14, 2010 at 16:59

New Delhi, May 14, 2010. Greenpeace radiation experts Stan Vincent and Jan Vande Putte survey the Mayapuri scrap market in Delhi. Radiation from a Cobalt 60 source killed one person and injured six persons in the western Delhi metal scrap market...

Greenpeace activists put up warning signs

Image | May 14, 2010 at 17:00

Greenpeace activists put up warning signs around contaminated areas after radiation experts found high levels of radiation at Mayapuri, Delhi.

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