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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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Fort Greely and the Star Wars program

Publication | 21 October, 2001 at 0:00

Ground clearing, a preliminary step to the construction of missile interceptor silos for the Star Wars (National Missile Defense) program, began at Fort Greely in late August 2001. Many observers including the Russian government, see such...

Arctic Sunrise in the Amazon

Image | 18 October, 2001 at 15:30

MV Arctic Sunrise making it's way down an Amazon river.

Greenpeace occupied a maize field highlighting

Image | 15 October, 2001 at 1:00

Greenpeace occupied a maize field highlighting it as an example of one of the 300 local varieties at risk of being genetically contaminated.

Gustavo Ampugnani of Greenpeace with Mexican

Image | 15 October, 2001 at 1:00

Gustavo Ampugnani of Greenpeace with Mexican grown GE-free maize, demonstrating Mexico has no need for GE-contaminated maize from the US.

Digest of Greenpeace Documents Related to 1991 Gulf War and War in General

Publication | 10 October, 2001 at 0:00

Includes US Nuclear Weapons in the Persian Gulf Crisis (Arkin,Durrant) 1991, Background Briefing on Gulf War (Walsh, Arkin) 1991, and Greenpeace statements against wars in Afghanistan and Yugoslavia.

Safe Trade in the 21st Century

Publication | 1 October, 2001 at 0:00

Greenpeace comprehensive proposals and recommendations for the 4th Ministerial Conference of the World Trade Organisation.

The Santarém five & illegal logging - a case study

Publication | 1 October, 2001 at 0:00

This briefing investigates logging companies who are exporting the vast majority of wood from the port of Santarém in Para State in the eastern Amazon, and presents the evidence that all are involved in illegal and sometimes destructive logging.

Partners in mahogany crime

Publication | 1 October, 2001 at 0:00

A Greenpeace volunteer helps to survey protected

Image | 29 September, 2001 at 0:00

A Greenpeace volunteer helps to survey protected forest in the Amazon. A member of our cyberactivist community, he responded to a call for highly skilled volunteers at the Action Forum.

Present in the group portrait are several

Image | 25 September, 2001 at 1:00

Present in the group portrait are several Deni people including Biruvi and Greenpeace members from team A which include Nilo D'Avila and Manuel Pinto. They are all in front of an official sign denoting Deni land.

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