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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 European Union Action Plan to Eradicate IUU Fishing – A Greenpeace Critique

Publication | 7 October, 2002 at 0:00

The UN FAO International Plan of Action (IPOA) to Prevent, Deter andEliminate Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) Fishing was approved by the Committee on Fisheries by consensus on 2 March 2001. In doing so, the Committee urged all Members...

Food aid policy of donors in Southern Africa

Publication | 7 October, 2002 at 0:00

Table showing the policy of various food aid donors to Southern Africa.

Greenpeace activists this morning boarded

Image | 4 October, 2002 at 1:00

Greenpeace activists this morning boarded a ship in Antwerp to investigate whether or not it contains hazardous materials

Monsanto's GMO corn threatens biodiversity

Image | 4 October, 2002 at 1:00

Monsanto's GMO corn threatens biodiversity.

It’s no longer a ship.

Feature story | 4 October, 2002 at 0:00

It’s no longer a ship. It used to be a car ferry, but then there was a fire. The fire burned for a week. Then the ship, the Greek owned Silver Ray, was declared a “construction total loss”. In other words, now it’s not a ship. It’s a 200...

Zero tolerance for bad seed proposal

Feature story | 4 October, 2002 at 0:00

They're hoping you won't notice, but a decision that could open Europe to the Trojan horse of genetic contamination is being quietly rushed through the European Union (EU).

Projecting images of poor conditions at shipbreaking

Image | 3 October, 2002 at 1:00

Projecting images of poor conditions at shipbreaking sites, on a ship headed for one.

Spanish nuclear victory!

Feature story | 3 October, 2002 at 0:00

Greenpeace activists are celebrating Spanish nuclear regulators' "death sentence" for the Jose Cabrera plant in Zorita, that nation's oldest nuclear reactor. But the landmark September decision did not come easily. Ageing and ailing though they...

Forest Views: a newsletter for customers and investors of Canadian logging companies,...

Publication | 1 October, 2002 at 0:00

In this Issue: Forestry in BC: Business as Usual, Forest Practices Code, Who´s Good, Between the Covers? Wind Generation and Benchmarks.

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