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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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The welcome for the Rainbow Warrior when

Image | 6 December, 2003 at 0:00

The welcome for the Rainbow Warrior when it finally got permission to enter the port of Mumbai after 6 days of exclusion outside of Mumbai. The crew is now confined to the ship.

Flooded village in southern France

Image | 5 December, 2003 at 1:00

Flooded village in southern France, close to a nuclear power station. Earlier in 2003 the same area experienced a long drought. Climate change means more extreme weather like flooding and droughts.

Screen shot of the power generation game

Image | 5 December, 2003 at 0:00

Screen shot of the power generation game

Screen shot of crop raider game.

Image | 5 December, 2003 at 0:00

Screen shot of crop raider game.

Screen shot of the wind farm game.

Image | 5 December, 2003 at 0:00

Screen shot of the wind farm game.

Ice melts as globe warms

Feature story | 5 December, 2003 at 0:00

The cryosphere is that part of the Earth made of frozen water and soil: Iceworld, if you will. And according to a new study to be published in January, it's a world that is vanishing rapidly, with potentially devastating consequences.

Greenpeace intervenes against DOE's plans to ship weapons grade plutonium to...

Publication | 4 December, 2003 at 0:00

Declaration of Edwin S. Lyman, PHDin support of petitioners hearing request

Wind vs Nuclear 2003

Publication | 4 December, 2003 at 0:00

Greenpeace France has commissioned a report with the French research institute DETENTE to help inform the discussion on the European Pressurized Reactor. The full version of the report is only available in French at http://www.greenpeace.fr

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