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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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Record harvest - record hunger: Starving in GE Argentina

Publication | 9 June, 2002 at 0:00

This report focuses on the Argentinean experience. Despite promises from the GE industry that GE crops will help fed the world, events in Argentina illustrate the opposite is true.

Argentina shows GE not hunger solution

Feature story | 9 June, 2002 at 0:00

As governments tackle the problem of hunger at the UN World Food Summit, Greenpeace released a report showing how genetically engineered (GE) crops increase poverty, while failing to address hunger.

Greenpeace activists arrested during attempt

Image | 7 June, 2002 at 1:00

Greenpeace activists arrested during attempt to block the oil dumper MS Fagervik in Norrkoping, Sweden.

Esperanza near Flushing harbour.

Image | 7 June, 2002 at 1:00

Esperanza near Flushing harbour.

Balinese street theatre monster depicts main

Image | 6 June, 2002 at 1:00

Balinese street theatre monster depicts main obstructors to Earth Summit progress: George Bush (USA), John Howard (Australia) and Jean Chretien (Canada).

Greenpeace action at Nestle headquarters

Image | 6 June, 2002 at 1:00

Greenpeace action at Nestle headquarters in Switzerland, over repeated discovery of GE ingredients in the company's Asian products.

The advantages of non-genetically engineered corn and soya for the Brazilian market

Publication | 6 June, 2002 at 0:00

Brazil has a golden opportunity to take advantage of its status as a top world soya producer that does not permit genetically engineered (GE) crops.

Nestle double standards

Feature story | 6 June, 2002 at 0:00

Greenpeace carried out an action today to illustrate how Nestle is force-feeding genetically modified organisms (GMOs) to consumers in Asian countries.

Away from their computers

Image | 5 June, 2002 at 1:00

Away from their computers, the new media team likes to frolic on the beach.

15 Greenpeace activists block the freighter

Image | 4 June, 2002 at 1:00

15 Greenpeace activists block the freighter M/S Fagervik in the port of Norrkoping.

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