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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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Greenpeace activists shut down the Esso station

Image | 25 October, 2002 at 0:00

Greenpeace activists shut down the Esso station in Mertert, near the border of Luxembourg and Germany, as part of a nationwide protest.

Greenpeace activist Annika Gippert from Germany

Image | 25 October, 2002 at 0:00

Greenpeace activist Annika Gippert from Germany at the Esso station in Wasserbillig, Luxembourg, beside a banner in Hebrew. Activists from 31 countries joined the action.

Greenpeace activists shut down the Esso station

Image | 25 October, 2002 at 0:00

Greenpeace activists shut down the Esso station in Mertert, near the border of Luxembourg and Germany, as part of a nationwide protest.

Greenpeace activists shut down the Esso station

Image | 25 October, 2002 at 0:00

Greenpeace activists shut down the Esso station in Wasserbillig, on the border of Luxembourg and Germany, as part of a nationwide protest.

Andrea from Italy stopping Esso in Luxembourg

Image | 25 October, 2002 at 0:00

Andrea from Italy stopping Esso in Luxembourg.

Three Rs urgently needed in Mediterranean

Feature story | 25 October, 2002 at 0:00

As we sailed into the Mediterranean Sea a few weeks ago, the first thing that struck me was all the garbage floating around the ship. We were starting to identify the often sighted bottle-fish and plastic bag-turtles between beautiful pilot...

Greenpeace shuts down Esso

Feature story | 25 October, 2002 at 0:00

While the world's nations talked about the Kyoto protocol and how to stop climate change at a conference in India, Greenpeace took action to stop the world's #1 climate criminal in an entire nation.

Dow shuns responsiblity for disaster

Feature story | 24 October, 2002 at 0:00

Dow Chemical is shunning their responsibility for cleaning up the worst industrial disaster in history. When they bought out Union Carbide, they only saw the assets it would bring, they turned a blind eye to the to the 8000 that died in the...

Diary from the Rainbow Warrior

Feature story | 22 October, 2002 at 0:00

Mostly, Lucy spends her time at a desk on the fifth floor of the Greenpeace office in Amsterdam, but somehow she has smuggled herself on board the Rainbow Warrior. Now, for 16 days, she will scrub toilets, paint decks, help out with cetacean...

Fences don't stop contamination, but they do stop consultation

Feature story | 22 October, 2002 at 0:00

Jim Thomas woke up to another sleepy day in Brussels, but the police were up long before. The day’s mission – protecting the powerful GE seed industry from protestors while they plot the contamination of the European food supply. Jim tells the...

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