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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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Our campaigners have been visiting company

Image | 8 June, 2004 at 1:00

Our campaigners have been visiting company offices to highlight how chemicals in their products are polluting our bodies and encouraging these companies to follow Samsung's lead in committing to phase out hazardous chemicals in its products.

The sticker wall on the Rainbow Warrior

Image | 8 June, 2004 at 1:00

The sticker wall on the Rainbow Warrior

The bridge of the Rainbow Warrior.

Image | 8 June, 2004 at 1:00

The bridge of the Rainbow Warrior.

Colourful pipes in the Rainbow Warrior's

Image | 8 June, 2004 at 1:00

Colourful pipes in the Rainbow Warrior's engine room.

The captain's cabin on the Rainbow Warrior

Image | 8 June, 2004 at 1:00

The captain's cabin on the Rainbow Warrior.

A cabin on board the Rainbow Warrior.

Image | 8 June, 2004 at 1:00

A cabin on board the Rainbow Warrior.

The Rainbow Warrior's bathroom.

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The Rainbow Warrior's bathroom.

At work in the Rainbow Warrior's office.

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At work in the Rainbow Warrior's office.

Cooking dinner in the Rainbow Warrior's galley

Image | 8 June, 2004 at 1:00

Cooking dinner in the Rainbow Warrior's galley.

Greenpeace crew operate the communications

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Greenpeace crew operate the communications equipment in the Rainbow Warrior's radio room.

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