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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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Activists posting warning signs by wastewater

Image | 15 December, 1999 at 1:00

Activists posting warning signs by wastewater pipe in Vapi.

Greenpeace activists posting warning signs by wastewater. Gujarat Industrial Development.

Image | 15 December, 1999 at 1:00

Greenpeace activists posting warning signs by wastewater. Gujarat Industrial Development.

Dolly sheep protest against patents on life

Image | 10 December, 1999 at 1:00

Dolly sheep protest against patents on life at office for European patents.

Greenpeace action with "No Toxic Death Ships"

Image | 8 December, 1999 at 1:00

Greenpeace action with "No Toxic Death Ships". Alang shipbreaking Yard.

Alang ship scrapping yard.

Image | 8 December, 1999 at 1:00

Alang ship scrapping yard.

Ships waiting to be scrapped in the Alang

Image | 8 December, 1999 at 0:00

Ships waiting to be scrapped in the Alang shipbreaking Yard

Greenpeace demonstrates at 15th anniversary

Image | 3 December, 1999 at 1:00

Greenpeace demonstrates at 15th anniversary of Bhopal disaster

Greenpeace act against genetically engineered

Image | 2 December, 1999 at 1:00

Greenpeace act against genetically engineered crops import from USA to Europe.

Rubber tappers in Jurua Extractive Reserve

Image | 1 December, 1999 at 1:00

Rubber tappers in Jurua Extractive Reserve, Amazon, Brazil.

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