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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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Controversial EU GE report published

Feature story | 22 May, 2002 at 0:00

After a long delay, the European Commission finally published the full text of a report on the co-existence of GE and non-GE crops in the European Union today.

Greenpeace activists protest at the entrance

Image | 21 May, 2002 at 1:00

Greenpeace activists protest at the entrance of France's largest oil refinery owned by Esso.

Greenpeace activists dressed as tigers protest

Image | 21 May, 2002 at 1:00

Greenpeace activists dressed as tigers protest at the entrance of France's largest oil refinery owned by Esso.

Climbers paint 'Stop Esso' on a fuel tank

Image | 21 May, 2002 at 1:00

Climbers paint 'Stop Esso' on a fuel tank at Esso refinery.

Climbers paint 'stop esso' on a fuel tank

Image | 21 May, 2002 at 1:00

Climbers paint 'stop esso' on a fuel tank at Esso refinery.

Activists block Esso refinery in France.

Image | 21 May, 2002 at 1:00

Activists block Esso refinery in France.

Activists Stop Esso at France's biggest refinery

Image | 21 May, 2002 at 0:00

Activists Stop Esso at France's biggest refinery on the 25 May 2002.

Rainbow Warrior at Esso refinery

Feature story | 21 May, 2002 at 0:00

The Rainbow Warrior, Greenpeace's flagship, sailed up the Seine to Esso's Port Jerome refinery near Le Havre this morning.

Unsustainable and Uncontollable: what's wrong with the RMS

Publication | 18 May, 2002 at 0:00

Despite a history of repeated failure to control commercial whaling under a succession ofmanagement regimes, the International Whaling Commission (IWC) is currently in the process ofdeveloping a new set of rules, known as the Revised Management...

Scientific whaling: the true story

Publication | 18 May, 2002 at 0:00

A critique of the fisheries agency of japan's document'What are Japan's whale research programmes'

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