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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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Genetic engineering produces franken foods

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Genetic engineering produces franken foods.

Gustavo Ampugnani from Greenpeace Mexico

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Gustavo Ampugnani from Greenpeace Mexico inspects maize grown in an area known to be contaminated by genetic pollution.

GE rice is fool's gold because an adult would

Image | 1 April, 2000 at 1:00

GE rice is fool's gold because an adult would have to eat at least 12 times the normal intake of 300 grams to get the daily recommended amount of provitamin A.

Traditional farming methods support biodiversity

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Traditional farming methods support biodiversity.

A Bangladeshi farmer using organic methods

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A Bangladeshi farmer using organic methods plants young rice into soil that has been recently flooded.

Wheat.

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Wheat.

Genetically engineered soya pods.

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Genetically engineered soya pods.

Activists demonstrate against genetically

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Activists demonstrate against genetically altered Starlink corn that was accidentally fed to animals.

Large genetically engineered (GE) salmon

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Large genetically engineered (GE) salmon compared with smaller non-GE Salmon.

The Argus.

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The Argus.

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