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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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Dirty Disney revealed by hazardous chemicals in products

Feature story | 15 April, 2004 at 0:00

Disney is famous for its lovable cartoon characters seen on our screens and in wide range of products found in homes worldwide. What isn't so famous is the fact that some of those products for babies and children contain toxic chemicals hazardous...

Finding Chemo - Toxic Childrenswear by Disney

Publication | 15 April, 2004 at 0:00

This report shows that chemicals that may present a long-term hazard to human health are present in Disney childrenswear. Disney garments, including T-shirts, pyjamas and underwear, were bought in retail outlets in 19 countries around the world...

Disney clothing conatins toxic chemicals; H&M avoiding these products.

Image | 14 April, 2004 at 1:00

Disney children's wear often contains toxic chemicals. However retailers like H&M, where this outfit was purchased, have pledged to avoid toxic chemical in all its products.

Disney children's wear often contains toxic

Image | 14 April, 2004 at 1:00

Disney children's wear often contains toxic chemicals.

Harp seal hunt

Feature story | 14 April, 2004 at 0:00

The Canadian government has approved a massive expansion in the allowable catch for harp seals in Canada to a maximum of 350,000 animals this year. While "whitecoat" harp seals (under 2 weeks old) are still protected as a result of actions by...

Toxic Childrenswear by Disney - Appendix with pictures of tested products.

Publication | 14 April, 2004 at 0:00

This appendix to the report shows Disney products tested for that chemicals that may present a long-term hazard to human health are present in Disney childrenswear. Disney garments, including T-shirts, pyjamas and underwear, were bought in retail...

Rashida Bee

Image | 11 April, 2004 at 1:00

Rashida Bee

Greenpeace and the Wildness Society activists

Image | 7 April, 2004 at 1:00

Greenpeace and the Wildness Society activists in their "tree sit" installed in one of the Styx's 84 m high Eucalyptus regnan trees.

China's push for a renewable energy future

Feature story | 7 April, 2004 at 0:00

Take a minute to consider the following. What if the world's most populous nation had the necessity-driven willpower to develop the massive uptake of renewable energy like wind and solar power to offset the catastrophic effects of climate change...

Greenpeace climbers scale the top of the

Image | 6 April, 2004 at 1:00

Greenpeace climbers scale the top of the main towers of the cathedral La Sagrada Familia (The Sacred Family) and unfurl banners which read SAVE OUR SEAS.The action is timed for The Program of United Nations for the Environment in Barcelona, where...

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