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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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Climate Clean Energy Balloon Action in Chile

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Greenpeace launch a clean energies balloon over the crude oil refinery of Con Con next to Viña del Mar city

Greenfreeze and Solar Chill on display at

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Greenfreeze and Solar Chill on display at the Earth Summit in Johannesburg, Setpember 2002.

As leaders of community groups and African

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As leaders of community groups and African NGO's talked, thousands of marchers listened patiently.

The strong military prescence was on the

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The strong military prescence was on the outskirts of Johannesburg was overt, although the rally was non violent.

What kind of future will the 2002 Earth Summit

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What kind of future will the 2002 Earth Summit in Johannesburg offer these children?

This rally through the heart of Johannesburg

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This rally through the heart of Johannesburg remained non violent, despite earlier fears to the contrary.

A clear indication that while the delegates

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A clear indication that while the delegates inside the convention make new alliances and forge tenuous political partnerships, outside the UN buildings very real walls based on access to resouces continue to exist.

A few thousand people march to Sandton in

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A few thousand people march to Sandton in Johannesburg. The previous week, police used stun grenades against its own citizens - marchers commented that ment only a few thousand marched instead of tens of thousands.

The issues discussed at the Earth Summit

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The issues discussed at the Earth Summit affect communities, especially women and children. Critical to most African communities is the issue of water: it needs to be clean, safe and drinkable.

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