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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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Ships for Scrap IV - Steel and Toxic Wastes for Asia

Publication | 1 June, 2001 at 0:00

Western companies are using Asia, including China, as a dumping ground for ships whose working lives have expired. Greenpeace decided to investigate the conditions at the Chinese shipbreaking yards.

Nuclear weapons policy under President Bush

Publication | 1 June, 2001 at 0:00

Greenpeace International Briefing

The Bush doctrine: new nuclear weapons for a new nuclear arms race

Publication | 1 June, 2001 at 0:00

Greenpeace briefing

Making a Difference

Publication | 25 May, 2001 at 0:00

A Non-governmental Organisation’s Campaign to Save the Ozone Layer

Stop Star Wars - Quotes of note

Publication | 19 May, 2001 at 0:00

Star wars is likely lead to a new arms race, make the US more aggressive in its foreign policy and create new targets for attack, including the UK.

Greenpeace climbers unfurl a banner on the

Image | 16 May, 2001 at 1:00

Greenpeace climbers unfurl a banner on the smoke stack of the Cementa cement factory

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