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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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Greenpeace activists "waved goodbye" to a

Image | 29 April, 2004 at 1:00

Greenpeace activists "waved goodbye" to a bulk carrier carrying a cargo of GM free soya, from the port of Paranagua

Greenpeace activists taking samples of maize

Image | 28 April, 2004 at 1:00

Greenpeace activists taking samples of maize from the hold of the "Winner". The ship is occupied by Greenpeace activists to prevent its cargo of GMO soya from reaching Spain.

Greenpeace activists today occupy the cranes

Image | 28 April, 2004 at 1:00

Greenpeace activists today occupy the cranes of the "Winner" to prevent its cargo of GMO soya from Argentina, reaching Spain. In the foreground Hungarian activist Atilla Soos.

Esperanza takes action in Spain

Feature story | 28 April, 2004 at 0:00

This morning our 'Gene Detectives' from the Esperanza intercepted and boarded the 'Winner' a ship carrying thousands of tons of GE soya where it is anchored just off Malaga in southern Spain.

Greenpeace activists shouldn't have to create

Image | 28 April, 2004 at 0:00

Greenpeace activists shouldn't have to create street theatre about the UN destroying missiles -- this ought to happen in real life.

Tim Georgeson Photos of Styx Valley

Slideshow | 27 April, 2004

Rainbow Warrior captain arrested

Feature story | 27 April, 2004 at 0:00

It took eight hours, a powerful tugboat and the specialist division of the water police to end the Rainbow Warrior's blockade of the The Rhein, a ship transporting Genetically Engineered (GE) soya in Port Kembla Harbour. Despite the arrest of the...

Greenpeace activists use a "cherry picker"

Image | 26 April, 2004 at 1:00

Greenpeace activists use a "cherry picker" to express Australia's feelings about genetically modified soya used in chicken feed by Inghams, Australia's largest chicken producer

Derek Nicholls

Image | 26 April, 2004 at 1:00

Derek Nicholls, (left) captain of Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior, was arrested when the ship anchored to prevent the departure of the MV Rhein carrying genetically engineered soya.

Greenpeace flagship the Rainbow Warrior

Image | 26 April, 2004 at 1:00

Greenpeace flagship the Rainbow Warrior, prevented the departure of the Rhein, a ship carrying genetically modified soya in the port of Port Kembla, New South Wales

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