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..."
Murali Dhara Malick, lived on the east coast of Orissa. His house was washed away by a sea surge in 2004, and his family was forced to move inland.
Ruby in Bhopal today in front of the Union Carbide factory, 20 years after the disaster.
Ruby is now studying for a Masters in Science in Biotechnology.
Ruby, who survived the disaster outside the abandoned plant
Three Civil Society Organizations, FERN, Greenpeace and WWF (further: the Initiators) commissioned the present study on the feasibility and best options for EUlegislation to outlaw the import in the EU of illegally sourced forest products. The...
Results of the blood test on volunteers in the Netherlands. The results show many industrial chemicals are present in the human body.
Background on proposed EU chemical policy reform and how it needs to be amended to achieve it goals.
In a major victory for the environment and workers in developing nations the dumping of old ships, often containing tonnes of toxic trash, has now been controlled under international law. This should mean an end to toxic horrors such as workers...
Close up of shrimp catch from local fishermen in southern India.
Kleenex - wiping away Canadian forests, one sheet of toilet paper at a time
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