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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 family living next to the sea

Image | 8 February, 2005 at 0:00

A family living next to the sea, in the village Betio on the South Pacific island of Kiribati, risk being hit by the high waves from the 'king tide' which came to the fragile atoll this week.

Kiriata Riteti

Image | 8 February, 2005 at 0:00

Kiriata Riteti, from Buota village, on the South Pacific island of Kiribati, tests the water from his well on his land. The water has recently become brackish and salty in taste, and unusable, due to the rising sea water levels, and the...

A young girl living next to the sea

Image | 8 February, 2005 at 0:00

A young girl living next to the sea, on the South Pacific island of Kiribati, watches the sea water during a 'king tide' wash over a wall built by her family to protect their land from erosion by the encroaching sea.

A young boy on the South Pacific island of

Image | 8 February, 2005 at 0:00

A young boy on the South Pacific island of Kiribati, watches the sea during a 'king tide' encroach on his families low lying land in Buota

A family living next to the sea in the village

Image | 8 February, 2005 at 0:00

A family living next to the sea in the village of Betio, on the South Pacific island of Kiribati, pull themselves from the high waves of the 'king tide'

The Dugong, or Sea Cow

Image | 3 February, 2005 at 0:00

The Dugong, or Sea Cow

The Dugong, or Sea Cow

Image | 3 February, 2005 at 0:00

The Dugong, or Sea Cow

The Dugong, or Sea Cow

Image | 3 February, 2005 at 0:00

The Dugong, or Sea Cow

Going to jail for clean air?

Feature story | 3 February, 2005 at 0:00

In June 2004, protestors climbed a 700-foot smokestack in Pennsylvania to bring attention to the dangers of a dirty coal power plant and US President Bush's polluting energy plan. They took this bold, peaceful action to help keep communities...

EU retailers won't sell GE

Feature story | 3 February, 2005 at 0:00

What do the major European food retailers and producers think about genetically engineered (GE) food? In a new Greenpeace report, we asked them. Of the 60 top companies we contacted, 49 of them won't use GE in their own brands, and they've gone...

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