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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 activists are hauled in with the

Image | 26 October, 2004 at 1:00

Greenpeace activists are hauled in with the catch from a bottom trawl.

A Greenpeace activist protests against the

Image | 26 October, 2004 at 1:00

A Greenpeace activist protests against the EU deep sea bottom trawler Playa de Menduina, fishing in the North Atlantic. Greenpeace is protesting against the destruction caused by this fishing practice and demanding a UN moratorium on bottom...

The Yunnan experience

Feature story | 26 October, 2004 at 0:00

The spectre of genetically engineered (GE) rice is looming on the horizon, especially in China where the government plans to introduce it soon. To see what is at risk from this dangerous gamble we have been visiting heartlands of rice production...

Rice is Life tour 2004

Slideshow | 25 October, 2004

Greenpeace activists hang a banner on the

Image | 25 October, 2004 at 1:00

Greenpeace activists hang a banner on the trawl doors of the EU deep seabottom trawler Playa de Menduina, to protest against the destruction causedby this fishing practice.

A Greenpeace activist jumps on to the net

Image | 25 October, 2004 at 1:00

A Greenpeace activist jumps on to the net of the EU deep sea bottom trawlerPlaya de Menduina, to protest against the destruction caused by this fishingpractice.

Greenpeace activists approach the EU deep

Image | 25 October, 2004 at 1:00

Greenpeace activists approach the EU deep sea bottom trawler Playa de Menduina, to protest against the destruction caused by this fishing practice. Bottom-trawling boats, the majority from EU countries, drag fishing gear weighing several tonnes...

Sani people painting on the Rice is Life

Image | 24 October, 2004 at 1:00

Sani people painting on the Rice is Life big banner before the end of the Tour.

Greenpeace activists target the Spanish bottom

Image | 24 October, 2004 at 1:00

Greenpeace activists target the Spanish bottom trawler "Playa de Muideña" in the North Atlantic.

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