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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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Bhopal disaster reminder

Image | 2 September, 2002 at 1:00

Activists remind Dow that it is responsible for the ongoing disaster in Bhopal.

Women farmers stand in their dry

Image | 2 September, 2002 at 1:00

Women farmers stand in their dry, barren fields. On their heads are aid organisation handouts. This area, though extremely poor has been self-sufficient with food

Leaflet distributed illegally at Earth Summit

Image | 2 September, 2002 at 1:00

Leaflet distributed illegally at Earth Summit by environmental groups.

Daniella Rosche with leaflet she was arrested

Image | 2 September, 2002 at 1:00

Daniella Rosche with leaflet she was arrested for distributing at Earth Summit

Forest Crime File: Finland – logging its last ancient forests

Publication | 2 September, 2002 at 0:00

The logging industry in what remains of northern Europe’s ancient forests is one which is characterised by destruction – both of its forests and of its people’s livelihoods. In Finland the majority of the country’s remaining old-growth forests...

Eco Equity: September 2, 2002

Publication | 2 September, 2002 at 0:00

It ain't over til it's over...

A timely reminder

Feature story | 2 September, 2002 at 0:00

Dow Chemicals plant in Mumbai, India, the Earth Summit and the voice of the people.

Activists freed in South Africa

Feature story | 2 September, 2002 at 0:00

Twelve Greenpeace activists walked free with fines for breaching security at South Africa's only nuclear power plant.

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.

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