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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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The Forest House

Image | 18 August, 2004 at 1:00

The Forest House - an interactive guide to the wood in your home

2004 Annual Report cover

Image | 18 August, 2004 at 1:00

2004 Annual Report cover

Greenpeace Annual Report 2004

Publication | 18 August, 2004 at 0:00

Discover more about our activities and finances from the last year.

The Forest House

Feature story | 18 August, 2004 at 0:00

Are you sleeping on illegal Okoumé trees from the Congo? Is your kitchen table made from wood which has started social conflict in a distant African country? Are you literally flushing an ancient forest down the toilet? Check out our interactive...

BP petrol station lies in ruins after Hurricane

Image | 16 August, 2004 at 1:00

BP petrol station lies in ruins after Hurricane Charley.

BP petrol station lies in ruins after Hurricane

Image | 16 August, 2004 at 1:00

BP petrol station lies in ruins after Hurricane Charley.

Port Charlotte airport suffers some unwanted

Image | 16 August, 2004 at 1:00

Port Charlotte airport suffers some unwanted reorganising of parking arrangements after Hurricane Charley.

Devastation of the Punta Gorda community

Image | 16 August, 2004 at 1:00

Devastation of the Punta Gorda community after the passage of Hurricane Charley.

Local resident contemplates the roof of his

Image | 16 August, 2004 at 1:00

Local resident contemplates the roof of his home perched on a nearby tree after Hurricane Charley.

A damaged car by a powerline on the side

Image | 16 August, 2004 at 1:00

A damaged car by a powerline on the side of the road after Hurricane Charley.

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