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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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By dictating US Energy Policy

Image | 3 September, 2002 at 1:00

By dictating US Energy Policy, Exxon dictates world energy policy

Food Aid: US Attempts to force GMO aid on Africa

Publication | 3 September, 2002 at 0:00

The famine conditions developing in southern Africa, and requests of African governments forGM-free food aid, have highlighted the fact that much of the maize and soy currently found in USfood aid stocks is actually genetically modified.Presently...

Eco Equity: September 3, 2002

Publication | 3 September, 2002 at 0:00

The House is Burning

Summit fails

Feature story | 3 September, 2002 at 0:00

At the start of the Earth Summit, Greenpeace produced a checklist for success. So how did the politicians do in Johannesburg?

Actions against inaction

Feature story | 3 September, 2002 at 0:00

Greenpeace participated in a day of action in Johannesburg to protest Earth Summit inaction on climate change.

Axis of oil dominates summit

Feature story | 3 September, 2002 at 0:00

The representatives to the Earth Summit agreed a "Plan of Action" at a late-night session in Johannesburg. In doing so, they failed 2 billion of the world's poorest while failing the planet's future at the same time.

The youth delegation at the Earth Summit

Slideshow | 2 September, 2002

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.

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