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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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Marnee

Image | 31 May, 2004 at 1:00

Marnee, finalist in the Greenpeace Iceland whales pledge challenge.

Tomakint

Image | 31 May, 2004 at 1:00

Tomakint, finalist in the Greenpeace Iceland whales pledge challenge.

Drizzt

Image | 31 May, 2004 at 1:00

Drizzt, finalist in the Greenpeace Iceland whales pledge challenge.

Greenpeace activists fly a hot air balloon

Image | 30 May, 2004 at 1:00

Greenpeace activists fly a hot air balloon, with a banner arrow and SAVE THE CLIMATE message, over the 96 meter brown coal rotary excavator owned by RWE, Germanys second largest electricity utility, pointing at the industrys contribution to...

Rainbow Warrior begins mission

Feature story | 28 May, 2004 at 0:00

There were two Rainbow Warriors in Matauri Bay, New Zealand, yesterday - one above and one below the water. The crew - safely stationed on the Warrior above the water - had the surreal experience of paying their respects to their ship's namesake...

50 Greenpeace activists erect banners in

Image | 27 May, 2004 at 1:00

50 Greenpeace activists erect banners in protest against RWE, the second largest electricity utility, on a 96 metre brown coal rotary excavator, spotlighting the industrys contribution to climate destruction.

Rainbow Warrior captain Frans van Dyk and

Image | 26 May, 2004 at 1:00

Rainbow Warrior captain Frans van Dyk and Bunny McDiarmid, Campaign Director of Greenpeace New Zealand, throw a wreath onto the site of the sunken Rainbow Warrior.

The Rainbow Warrior departing from Waitamata

Image | 26 May, 2004 at 1:00

The Rainbow Warrior departing from Waitamata harbour in Auckland for its research expedition looking at deep sea fishing and the effects on the fisheries and sea bed.

Images of global climate change projected

Image | 25 May, 2004 at 1:00

Images of global climate change projected on the side of the Meyerson Symphony Hall. ExxonMobil held its annual shareholders meeting there the next day.

Global warming is happening today

Image | 25 May, 2004 at 1:00

Global warming is happening today. ExxonMobil hopes you don't notice.

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