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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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Harry Potter: working magic to save ancient

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Harry Potter: working magic to save ancient forests

Climate change is threatening coral reefs

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Climate change is threatening coral reefs worldwide.

Abandoned GE papaya plantation

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Abandoned GE papaya plantation

John Caverly a Hawaiian organic former forced

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John Caverly a Hawaiian organic former forced to cut down all his papaya after it became contaminated with GE papaya.

Kids in Yaounde, Cameroon

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Kids in Yaounde, Cameroon

Von Hernandez

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Von Hernandez, 2003 Goldman Environmental Prize Winner, Asia (Philippines).

Part of the Bijagos Archipelago threatened

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Part of the Bijagos Archipelago threatened by the plan for a polluting ship breakling yard.

John Passacantando

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John Passacantando, Executive Director of Greenpeace USA

Look closer and you will see that US tax

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Look closer and you will see that US tax dollars are helping to fund climate change.

We are selling out our planet´s resources

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We are selling out our planet´s resources to the highest bider, it is high time we put some strict conditions on it.

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