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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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From right: Greenpeace campaigner Frode

Image | 24 June, 2004 at 1:00

From right: Greenpeace campaigner Frode Pleym welcomes Halldor Bloendal - president of the Icelandic parliment, to the Greenpeace ship Esperanza.

Marnee Benson

Image | 24 June, 2004 at 1:00

Marnee Benson, top recruiter in Greenpeace Icelandic Whales Pledge, tells Icelandic Parliamentary President Halldor Bloendal that she and many others in America would love to visit Iceland, if only the whaling would stop.

Esperanza in Iceland

Feature story | 24 June, 2004 at 0:00

One day, our ship is docked in Iceland's number one whaling station. The next, the country's number one whale-watching spot. The contrast is striking. Isafjordur, in the stunning west fjords on the northwestern coast, is a sleepy ring of houses,...

Taking a stand to save ancient forests

Feature story | 24 June, 2004 at 0:00

Home to one of the most endangered tree species in the world, the Californian wolverine and salamanders, the ancient forests of the US Pacific Northwest are a unique treasure. Unfortunately they are also on the Bush administration's logging hit...

Hatfield's Ferry Power Station

Image | 23 June, 2004 at 1:00

Hatfield's Ferry Power Station, Masontown, PA Greenpeace activists climb a 700-ft coal plant smokestack to denounce Bush's dirty power plan.

Whales live here. Who could blame them?

Image | 23 June, 2004 at 1:00

Whales live here. Who could blame them?

Greenpeace activists climb a 700

Image | 23 June, 2004 at 1:00

Greenpeace activists climb a 700-ft coal plant smokestack to denounce Bush's dirty power plan. The Hatfield's Ferry Power Station is a symbol and an example of the Bush administration's dirty energy policy that favors polluting fossil fuels over...

Greenpeace activists climb a 700

Image | 23 June, 2004 at 1:00

Greenpeace activists climb a 700-ft coal plant smokestack to denounce Bush's dirty power plan. The Hatfield's Ferry Power Station is a symbol and an example of the Bush administration's dirty energy policy that favors polluting fossil fuels over...

Why climb a 700 foot smokestack?

Feature story | 23 June, 2004 at 0:00

The Bush administration has trashed US clean air laws by allowing power stations to install new equipment without adding pollution controls, and permitting coal-fired power plants to continue to release tons of mercury. This dirty energy also...

Step closer to justice for Bhopal

Feature story | 23 June, 2004 at 0:00

The government of India has finally bowed to pressure and agreed to allow a US Court to possibly rule that Dow Chemical should clean up the site of the ongoing Bhopal disaster. Mounting pressure from three determined hunger strikers, intensive...

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