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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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World leaders must not squander a unique

Image | 30 August, 2002 at 1:00

World leaders must not squander a unique opportunity to back renewable energy, Greenpeace and The Body Shop warned today in front of an audience of environment ministers delegates of the Earth Summit citizens of Johannesburg and world famous...

World leaders must not squander a unique

Image | 30 August, 2002 at 1:00

World leaders must not squander a unique opportunity to back renewable energy, Greenpeace and The Body Shop warned today in front of an audience of environment ministers delegates of the Earth Summit citizens of Johannesburg and world famous...

Citizen Coal: Australia and its neighbours

Publication | 30 August, 2002 at 0:00

Australia is ‘the king of coal’ and the number one greenhouse gas emitter, per capita, in the world. It is failing to take any action on climate change by rejecting the Kyoto Protocol in order to protect its vested interests – including coal...

Eco Equity August 30, 2002

Publication | 30 August, 2002 at 0:00

Slipping Away: a midsummit review.

Voices for Positive Energy

Feature story | 30 August, 2002 at 0:00

Today here in Johannesburg, Greenpeace and The Body Shop presented 1,602,489 signatures to the Earth Summit in the form of an interactive mural calling upon delegates to agree to get clean, reliable, renewable energy into the hands of 2 billion...

Japanese nuclear safety scandal

Feature story | 30 August, 2002 at 0:00

Japan's largest nuclear utility has announced that there has been a safety cover-up for decades at its nuclear power plants. This is a devastating blow to an already embattled nuclear industry with global implications.

Greenpeace demands corporate responsibility

Image | 29 August, 2002 at 1:00

Greenpeace demands corporate responsibility from Dow Chemicals by holding a demonstration at the South Africa plant.

Dow Sentrachem, Chloorkop: organic and metal contaminants in wastewater and in the...

Publication | 29 August, 2002 at 0:00

On two consecutive days in July 2002, a research team led by Greenpeace collected samples of wastewater being discharged by the Dow Sentrachem production facility located in the Chloorkop industrial suburb of Ekurhuleni Metro (Witwatersrand,...

Dow Chemical: the Toxic Machine

Publication | 29 August, 2002 at 0:00

Briefing on Dow Sentrachem plant in Chloorkop, South Africa.

Eco Equity: August 29, 2002

Publication | 29 August, 2002 at 0:00

GlobalisatiON! and ON! and ON!

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