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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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Monica Gibbs lives next to a chemical plant

Image | 1 January, 2001 at 0:00

Monica Gibbs lives next to a chemical plant in south Louisiana and needs to wear a breathing mask. She has suffered from respiratory problems since birth. Her town is part of the infamous 'cancer alley', so called because of the huge number of...

A Greenpeace activist on the anchor chain

Image | 27 December, 2000 at 1:00

A Greenpeace activist on the anchor chain of the Federal Pescadores anchored in the Hauraki Gulf to protest against a shipment of GE soy into New Zealand.

MOX container being loaded onto ship Pacific

Image | 19 December, 2000 at 1:00

MOX container being loaded onto ship Pacific Swan.

Greenpeace action against "Star Wars" in

Image | 14 December, 2000 at 0:00

Greenpeace action against "Star Wars" in front of the NATO headquarters.

GE action at Cargill soya mill

Image | 20 November, 2000 at 1:00

GE action at Cargill soya mill, activists dressed as chickens occupied plant.

Activists highlight pollution from a Dutch

Image | 16 November, 2000 at 1:00

Activists highlight pollution from a Dutch coal fired power station.

Greenpeace blocking coal being loaded into

Image | 16 November, 2000 at 0:00

Greenpeace blocking coal being loaded into Hemweg power station in climate change action during COP6 climate reduction negotiations inThe Hague.

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