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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 Nuclear Free Irish Sea Flotilla peacefully

Image | 16 September, 2002 at 1:00

The Nuclear Free Irish Sea Flotilla peacefully protesting against BNFL shipment of plutonium.

Protest flotilla catches up with nuclear nomad ships

Feature story | 16 September, 2002 at 0:00

The Nuclear Free Irish Sea flotilla has caught up with BNFL's deadly cargo of weapons-usable plutonium in the Irish Sea. The dangerous and unnecessary cargo has been wandering the world's oceans for the past 75 days placing millions of lives and...

See you in India...

Feature story | 16 September, 2002 at 0:00

The trade in toxic waste is outlawed in many countries. However this trade still continues away from the public gaze or under another name. We teamed up with internet activists to expose a common form of toxic waste trade.

The Pacific Pintail 200 miles south of Cork

Image | 15 September, 2002 at 1:00

The Pacific Pintail 200 miles south of Cork (Ireland).

Nowhere to run to....nowhere to hide

Feature story | 15 September, 2002 at 0:00

Two British freighters with their cargo of weapons-usable plutonium, are now in the home straight of an 18,000 mile transport of terror. As the Pacific Pintail and Pacific Teal near the Irish Sea on their journey from Japan to Barrow on England's...

The nuclear free Irish sea flotilla

Image | 14 September, 2002 at 1:00

The nuclear free Irish sea flotilla, (made up of yachts and vessels from England , Wales and Ireland), supported by the Greenpeace ship SV Rainbow Warrior.

This pig is happy

Image | 13 September, 2002 at 1:00

This pig is happy, not because he has the run of the barnyard, but because he is getting GE-free food. Pigs and humans can work together to fight genetic angineering.

Jim Corr of Irish pop group the Corrs

Image | 13 September, 2002 at 1:00

Jim Corr of Irish pop group the Corrs, takes the helm of a Greenpeace inflatable whilst lending his support to the nuclear-free seas flotilla.

Sailing for our nuclear free future

Feature story | 13 September, 2002 at 0:00

As two British nuclear freighters near the Irish Sea with their deadly cargo of weapons-usable plutonium, a flotilla of small sailboats are getting into position to peacefully protest their passage.

Major Brazilian food producer goes GE-free

Feature story | 13 September, 2002 at 0:00

There have been no farm animal revolts yet, but one of Brazil’s top food producers and meat exporters is not taking any chances. Perdigão will eliminate genetically engineered ingredients from all its food products, including meat, and is taking...

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