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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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A group of Greenpeace activists hang a banner

Image | 14 October, 2004 at 1:00

A group of Greenpeace activists hang a banner reading 'Don't Trade Away the Planet' from the Rama IX bridge in the Thai capital of Bangkok. The action was designed to encourage delegates at the CITES conference, which closes in Bangkok today, to...

Greenpeace film wins environmental Oscar

Feature story | 14 October, 2004 at 0:00

The Panda Awards are the wildlife and environmental equivalent of the Oscars, and in 2002 nearly 400 films from 35 different countries competed for these prestigious awards. This year, Greenpeace UK has won the Panda Award for best film in the...

Two Greenpeace activists mimicking Orang

Image | 13 October, 2004 at 1:00

Two Greenpeace activists mimicking Orang-utans are transferred in a cage onto the Greenpeace ship, the Rainbow Warrior, at Klong Toey port in Bangkok. The mock transfer underlines the need to return Orang-utans being held in captivity in...

Greenpeace activists protest outside the

Image | 12 October, 2004 at 1:00

Greenpeace activists protest outside the Japanese embassy in Bangkok, calling on Japan to vote in favour of measures to protect marine species. The protest took place as delegates meet in Bangkok for the Convention on International Trade in...

Vanishing nukes in Iraq

Feature story | 12 October, 2004 at 0:00

Mohamed ElBaradei warned the world today that nuclear assets in Iraq have been looted and nuclear materials have disappeared. Greenpeace made that warning more than a year ago when we located radioactive materials and returned them to the nuclear...

Certifying Extinction? An Assessment of the Revised Standards of the Finnish Forest...

Publication | 11 October, 2004 at 0:00

With this report, the undersigned Finnish environmental organisations want to emphasise the urgent need for better forest management and better protection for the remaining old-growth and high-conservation-value forests in Finland.

Exxon to staff: vote for oil

Feature story | 11 October, 2004 at 0:00

There's nothing nastier than a wounded tiger. ExxonMobil(Esso) is licking its wounds as Russia moves closer to ratifying the Kyoto protocol. But the world's number one environmental criminal is still fighting tooth and nail to deny the truth...

Work for a green planet is work for a peaceful

Image | 8 October, 2004 at 1:00

Work for a green planet is work for a peaceful planet.

Protecting The Deep Sea Under International Law - Legal Options for Addressing High...

Publication | 8 October, 2004 at 0:00

Where fishing takes place on the highseas, international regulation is vague, international governance is minimal or non-existent, andreporting is patchy. This gap in current international law is exacerbated by a focus on the target fisheries,...

Protecting The Deep Sea Under International Law - Legal Options for Addressing High...

Publication | 8 October, 2004 at 0:00

Where fishing takes place on the highseas, international regulation is vague, international governance is minimal or non-existent, andreporting is patchy. This gap in current international law is exacerbated by a focus on the target fisheries,...

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