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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 Irrawaddy Dolphin Factsheet

Image | 15 October, 2004 at 1:00

The Irrawaddy Dolphin Factsheet

The Great White Shark Factsheet

Image | 15 October, 2004 at 1:00

The Great White Shark Factsheet

Endangered species - saved!

Feature story | 15 October, 2004 at 0:00

The Rainbow Warrior sails home today safe in the knowledge that we have secured --for now-- the future of many species including the minke whale, the great white shark and the irrawaddy dolphin.

In the EU Commission's Berlaymont building

Image | 14 October, 2004 at 1:00

In the EU Commission's Berlaymont building, plenty of illegally traded wood from Indonesia. Not sure about that wallpaper either!

Stairs in the EU Commission's Berlaymont

Image | 14 October, 2004 at 1:00

Stairs in the EU Commission's Berlaymont building. This wood is from a company notorious for illegal logging in Indonesia.

Inside the EU Commission's brand new Berlaymont

Image | 14 October, 2004 at 1:00

Inside the EU Commission's brand new Berlaymont building we discovered plenty of illegally traded plywood - the logo on this piece reveals it to be from Indonesia.

Inside the EU Commission's Berlaymont building

Image | 14 October, 2004 at 1:00

Inside the EU Commission's Berlaymont building, plywood from dodgy Indonesian suppliers is not hard to spot.

Inside the EU Commission's brand new Berlaymont

Image | 14 October, 2004 at 1:00

Inside the EU Commission's brand new Berlaymont building we discovered plenty of illegally traded plywood.

Mexican activists take action against US

Image | 14 October, 2004 at 1:00

Mexican activists take action against US genetically engineered maize.

Mexican activists place sacks of imported

Image | 14 October, 2004 at 1:00

Mexican activists place sacks of imported maize seeds (conventional and ge mix) from the US at the entrance of the Environment Secretariat demanding that the government implement the recommendations of the CEC report and control such imports.

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