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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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Siberian Tiger

Image | 1 July, 2001 at 0:00

Siberian Tiger

European Brown Bear

Image | 1 July, 2001 at 0:00

European Brown Bear

Stop biopiracy and tricky patents

Publication | 25 June, 2001 at 0:00

Background information on potential loopholes in the Kyoto Protocol Update for COP-6...

Publication | 21 June, 2001 at 0:00

Cheating the Kyoto Protocol: Loopholes undermine environmental effectiveness.

Ballistic Missiles: Assessing the Threat Assessments

Publication | 20 June, 2001 at 0:00

How significant is the threat from so-called rogue states, and is missile defence the best approach to dealing with proliferation of weapons of mass destruction?

The Greenpeace Amazon screensaver

Image | 19 June, 2001 at 1:00

The Greenpeace Amazon screensaver

Climate change and coral bleaching

Publication | 17 June, 2001 at 0:00

This scientific study concludes that if climate change is not stopped, coral bleaching is set to steadily increase in frequency and intensity all over the world until it occurs annually by 2030 - 2070.

Greenpeace genetic engineering (food) in depth document

Publication | 16 June, 2001 at 0:00

For more information about genes, genetic engineering and how it is done, unpredictable effects, inadequate safety testing of GE food, GE products on the market, public concern, labelling, who is in control, antibiotic resistance, and the...

Traditional farming methods in India are

Image | 15 June, 2001 at 0:00

Traditional farming methods in India are safer from the biotech threat now that Bayer has terminated its GE projects.

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