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Greenpeace scientist Dr. Rianne Teule measures radioactive levels of a device from the nearby Tuwaitha nuclear facility. The device, abandoned on a roadside, contains yellow powder that is 1000 times background levels of radiation.

 

We are calling for a full assessment of the situation at Tuwaitha and other nuclear sites in Iraq. Find out what we discovered on our trip in June and July 2003.

One member of the Iraq team writes, "How do you tell someone they can't stay in their own home anymore? How do you look someone in the eye when you know that what little they have, they should abandon, even though they have nowhere else to go? We had to do that today. Another day looking for nightmares, another day finding them..."

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Image of the dramatic retreat of the glacier

Image | 23 January, 2004 at 0:00

Image of the dramatic retreat of the glacier HPS31 in Patagonia.

Indonesian Opposition Leader and Speaker

Image | 23 January, 2004 at 0:00

Indonesian Opposition Leader and Speaker of the House, Amien Rais (C) discusses enviornmental issues with NGO's aboard the Rainbow Warrior, in Jakarta.

Stephen Campbell (R)

Image | 21 January, 2004 at 0:00

Stephen Campbell (R), Greenpeace International Campaigner speaks at a press briefing with fellow Indonesian NGO officials Hapsors of Tlelpak (L) and (C) Longgena Ginting from Walhi in Jakarta

Drowned dolphin

Image | 20 January, 2004 at 1:00

Dolphin drowned by a driftnet in the Mediterranean

One fish, two fish, glofish?

Feature story | 20 January, 2004 at 0:00

The biotechnology industry has struggled for the last twenty years to come up with products that work, and propaganda to sell those products. Remember the FlavrSavr tomato, the first genetically engineered (GE) food product designed to ripen on...

Greenpeace activist Joris Thijssen

Image | 18 January, 2004 at 0:00

Greenpeace activist Joris Thijssen.

Glofish are not for eating but who told the

Image | 18 January, 2004 at 0:00

Glofish are not for eating but who told the cat?

Glofish may be the first genetically engineered

Image | 18 January, 2004 at 0:00

Glofish may be the first genetically engineered pets but with no rules to control them who knows what will happen?

Close up of living artwork created in Miami

Image | 18 January, 2004 at 0:00

Close up of living artwork created in Miami to protest Bush Adminisration attack on Greenpeace.

Living artwork defies Bush attack on Greenpeace

Feature story | 18 January, 2004 at 0:00

Over a thousand people gathered this weekend on South Beach, Miami to create a massive 'human art' image in creative protest against the unprecedented prosecution of Greenpeace by the Bush Administration. Supporters of the international...

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