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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 flotilla includes protesters of all ages

Image | 20 July, 2002 at 1:00

The flotilla includes protesters of all ages and from all walks of life. Ian Cohen is a green politician from Australia. "It is an honour to join the 50 people from other nations who are participating in the Nuclear Free Flotilla at their own...

This French yacht and family are determined

Image | 19 July, 2002 at 1:00

This French yacht and family are determined to show their oppostion to the shipment.

Picnics! Pool Parties! Toxins?

Feature story | 19 July, 2002 at 0:00

Summer has hit the north, so start up the grill and bring out the picnic gear. But watch out, some of your favourite tablecloths, beverage containers and lawn furniture from the Martha Stewart Everyday line could be PVC. PVC (polyvinyl chloride...

The flotilla boat Tiama heading out to intercept

Image | 18 July, 2002 at 1:00

The flotilla boat Tiama heading out to intercept the nuclear cargo freighters

"Higantes" welcome the Greenpeace ship MV

Image | 18 July, 2002 at 1:00

"Higantes" welcome the Greenpeace ship MV Arctic Sunrise on the first stop of the South East Asia Choose Positive Energy tour.

"Higantes" welcome the Greenpeace ship MV

Image | 18 July, 2002 at 1:00

"Higantes" welcome the Greenpeace ship MV Arctic Sunrise on the first stop of the South East Asia Choose Positive Energy tour.

Pushing dirty energy on developing nations

Feature story | 18 July, 2002 at 0:00

With the Earth Summit on Sustainable Development only a month away, some countries still don't understand what the word "sustainable" means. They are trying to push polluting coal and nuclear technology on developing nations as a solution to...

Nuclear transports endanger Pacific States

Feature story | 17 July, 2002 at 0:00

Currently a highly dangerous nuclear cargo is being transported across the Pacific en route from Japan to the UK. The two armed ships carrying enough plutonium to make 50 nuclear bombs have completely disregarded several requests from Pacific...

GM genes found in human gut

Feature story | 17 July, 2002 at 0:00

A UK study of human volunteers fed a hamburger with genetically modified soya and a milkshake has found GM genes in human gut bacteria. But more surprising than the research itself, is the fact that this is the FIRST human volunteer trial on the...

Norway exports toxic whale blubber to Iceland

Feature story | 16 July, 2002 at 0:00

This deadly delicacy is not only being exported in spite of an international ban on the trade of whale products, the contaminated blubber poses a serious health risk to the Icelandic people. But international and neighbourly responsibility are...

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