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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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Summit 'flop' says fish

Feature story | 2 September, 2002 at 0:00

Our expert marine correspondent C. Creature is in Johannesburg this week and is reporting from the Earth Summit that there is something fishy about “the first victory of the summit” and the great claims to protect threatened fish stocks.

Earth scores against WTO

Feature story | 2 September, 2002 at 0:00

Yesterday evening, while the industry lobbyists were eating sushi and drinking champagne around a spectacular swimming pool, Greenpeace and other non-governmental organisations were taking action inside the halls of the Earth Summit.

The Greenpeace flagship the SV Rainbow Warrior

Image | 1 September, 2002 at 1:00

The Greenpeace flagship the SV Rainbow Warrior joins The Nuclear Free Irish Sea Flotilla today. The flotilla, a grouping of individual Irish and British sailors concerned about the transportation of plutonium mox fuel through the Irish Sea, was...

Save our planet!! Send Bush back to his!

Image | 1 September, 2002 at 1:00

Save our planet!! Send Bush back to his!

Greenpeace Showcases Solar Technologies at WSSD

Publication | 1 September, 2002 at 0:00

Save our planet!! Send Bush back to his!

Image | 1 September, 2002 at 0:00

Save our planet!! Send Bush back to his!

Imitate our actions, not our words

Feature story | 1 September, 2002 at 0:00

They seemed innocent enough. Just little business-card sized pamphlets, small enough to be slipped into the wallet of any delegate, asking one simple question at the preparatory meetings for the Earth Summit in Bali: 'Why are you here?' We...

Climate Clean Energy Balloon Action in Chile

Image | 31 August, 2002 at 1:00

Greenpeace launch a clean energies balloon over the crude oil refinery of Con Con next to Viña del Mar city

Greenfreeze and Solar Chill on display at

Image | 31 August, 2002 at 1:00

Greenfreeze and Solar Chill on display at the Earth Summit in Johannesburg, Setpember 2002.

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