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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's "Most Wanted" nuclear solitaire

Image | 11 February, 2005 at 0:00

Greenpeace's "Most Wanted" nuclear solitaire deck

War on WMD backfires

Feature story | 11 February, 2005 at 0:00

George Bush's war on weapons of mass destruction has just had its first concrete result: the world now has 8 countries with declared nuclear weapons instead of 7. North Korea has officially announced that they have manufactured "enough nuclear...

Perfume - An Investigation of Chemicals in 36 Eaux de Toilette and Eaux de Parfum

Publication | 10 February, 2005 at 0:00

Wearing perfume exposes us to chemicals that can enter the body, aren't easily broken down and may have unwanted health effects.

Save the Dugong in Okinawa

Image | 10 February, 2005 at 0:00

Save the Dugong in Okinawa - Stop the Air base

Pita Meanke

Image | 10 February, 2005 at 0:00

Pita Meanke, of Betio village, stands beside a tree as he watches the 'king tides' crash through the sea wall into his family's property, on the South Pacific island of Kiribati.

Alternative perfume branding

Image | 10 February, 2005 at 0:00

Alternative perfume branding. Many brands of perfume contain toxic chemicals.

Love is

Image | 10 February, 2005 at 0:00

Love is.......ensuring you're not contaminated! Take action for strong European chemical laws.

The scent of chemicals

Feature story | 10 February, 2005 at 0:00

When you buy a gift for a loved one you don't expect that it might come with a dose of harmful chemicals. But if you are buying certain perfumes this Valentine's day that's exactly what you'll get.

Phthalates and artificial musks in perfumes - test results

Publication | 9 February, 2005 at 0:00

TNO Study of the toxic chemicals found in common brands of perfume including chemical analysis.

King tide impacts on Kiribati

Slideshow | 8 February, 2005

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