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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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Amicus Curiae submited to the WTO

Publication | 15 June, 2004 at 0:00

The Amicus Coalition made up from 15 environmental, nature and rural organisations from Europe, Asia and the Americas, including Greenpeace submitted this 'amicus curiae' brief, in May 2004 to the WTO, as it believes that the US is trying to...

Herbicide usage increases with herbicide tolerant genetically engineered plants

Publication | 15 June, 2004 at 0:00

After eight years of cultivation in the United States, a new evaluation on the impact of genetically engineered (GE) plants in agriculture shows dramatically increasing amounts of herbicides being used with herbicide tolerant GE crops. This...

Hanging in the balance: GE battle in Brazil

Publication | 15 June, 2004 at 0:00

Half the world's soya is now Genetically Engineered (GE), and for several years Brazil has been the only major soya exporting country with a ban on GE soya. Consumers in Brazil and in the major markets for Brazilian soya remain strongly opposed...

The true cost of gene patents

Publication | 15 June, 2004 at 0:00

The patenting of living organisms continues to be extremely controversial in Europe. Large sections of the general public and politicians continue to reject the patenting of genes and living organisms. This document outlines the social and...

Soy harvest in brazil.

Image | 15 June, 2004 at 0:00

Soy harvest in brazil.

Samsung annouces phase out of hazardous chemicals

Image | 14 June, 2004 at 1:00

Samsung annouces phase out of hazardous chemicals.

Great Cyber Wall

Image | 14 June, 2004 at 1:00

Great Cyber Wall

Why Bunge is key to the GE campaign

Feature story | 14 June, 2004 at 0:00

This spring our 'Biosafety Inspectors' and activists have been globally monitoring imports and exports of Genetically Engineered (GE) crops - soya in particular - following the introduction of the EU legislation on GE labelling and traceability.

Great Wall against GE

Feature story | 14 June, 2004 at 0:00

Soya originated in China and has an agricultural history spanning over 5,000 years, but with the advent of genetically engineered (GE) soya all of this is now under serious threat. Through our GE campaign and our Great Cyber Wall we want to make...

Community elder in the Yunnan Province

Image | 12 June, 2004 at 1:00

Community elder in the Yunnan Province

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