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Nuclear Weapons Accidents Briefing Paper (1950-1993)

Publication | 1 March, 1996 at 0:00

The twenty-three accidents listed in this report involving U.S., Soviet, and Russian nuclear weapons or nuclear-armed ships and submarines are some of the more serious nuclear accidents to befall U.S. and Soviet nuclear forces.As a result of...

Radiation Testing In Fukushima City

Image | 12 March, 2012 at 9:39

A Greenpeace radiation monitoring team member checks contamination levels in a park in Watari, a suburb of Fukushima City. Greenpeace has been conducting radiation monitoring around the Fukushima area for the past year, and has found serious...

Radiation Monitoring Team in Fukushima

Image | 27 March, 2011 at 13:25

27 March 2011 - Japan. A Greenpeace team member holds a Geiger counter displaying radiation levels of 7.66 microSievert per hour in Iitate village, 40km Northwest of the crisis-stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, and 20km beyond the...

1995 Manuel Pinto and the ship that sailed herself

Video | 1 June, 2011 at 11:43

In 1995 President Chirac became the new president of France and directly overthrew the moratorium on nuclear testing in the Pacific. Greenpeace went straight into action to protest. Manuel Pinto was onboard at the time and what happened next had...

Nuclear measurement at Chernobyl

Image | 3 March, 2011 at 13:50

03 March 2011 - Ukraine. During a Chernobyl investigation visit, in advance of the 25 anniversary of the nuclear accident, Greenpeace nuclear expert Tobias Muenchmeyer measures the radiation at the sarcophagus.

Climate Impact Documentation

Image | 6 August, 2002 at 15:15

Photographer Christian Aslund was on board of the Rainbow Warrior when he shot this collection to document the dramatic disappearance of the glaciers over a 80 year period. Greenpeace documentation showing that glacier "Blomstrandbreen" has...

Arctic Under Pressure Expedition

Image | 31 May, 2010 at 13:51

31 May 2010 - Arctic. The Greenpeace ship MY Esperanza and its crew work with scientists from the German marine research institute IFM-GEOMAR to investigate ocean acidification, with the use of nine large mesocosms, or experiment water enclosures...


Image | 18 December, 1970 at 1:00

Ooops. This 'underground' nuclear test in 1970 went badly. A ten-kiloton weapon, buried 900 feet in the ground, accidentally vented radiation 10,000 feet in the air, exposing test site employees and downwind communities to radioactive fallout.

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