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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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Greenpeace today installed wind turbines

Image | 5 August, 2002 at 1:00

Greenpeace today installed wind turbines in a Philippine village which had no electricity

Greenpeace ship Rainbow Warrior in front of the Glacier Fjortende Julibreenon Svalbard.

Image | 4 August, 2002 at 1:00

August 2002 - Norway. The Rainbow Warrior sails into Longyearbyen whilst tour documenting climate change.

Greenpeace activist Erika Augustinsson (Swedish)

Image | 3 August, 2002 at 1:00

Greenpeace activist Erika Augustinsson (Swedish), comparing a photo of Blomstrandbreen (1928) with the present situation.

The dramatic retreat of this glacier is evident

Image | 3 August, 2002 at 1:00

The dramatic retreat of this glacier is evident from this photo from 2002

ExxonMobil in another 'messenger shooting' incident

Feature story | 2 August, 2002 at 0:00

Exxon subsidiary, Mobil Oil Australia is formally complaining to the Australian Press Council about an newspaper article containing Greenpeace quotes. The news piece ran in the Adelaide Advertiser as Mobil was preparing to take its first delivery...

Bad cafeteria food takes on new meaning in Japan

Feature story | 2 August, 2002 at 0:00

The results of Japan’s latest whaling “research” expedition go on sale this week. To combat the dwindling appetite for whale meat among Japanese people, the government is cutting prices and giving a few hundred tonnes of whale meat for school...

Warren Anderson

Image | 1 August, 2002 at 1:00

Warren Anderson, former CEO of Union Carbide, at his door in Bridgehampton, Long Island, New York.

Warren Anderson

Image | 1 August, 2002 at 0:00

Warren Anderson, former Chief Executive Officer of Union Carbide, at his door in Bridgehampton, Long Island, New York.

Marine mammals protest inaction on climate change

Feature story | 31 July, 2002 at 0:00

Marine mammals are fed up with Bush’s inaction on climate change, and his latest announcement that he will not attend the Earth Summit in Johannesburg has prompted protest on both coasts.

72% of the British public say no to nuclear

Image | 30 July, 2002 at 1:00

72% of the British public say no to nuclear power and yes to wind. Greenpeace projects poll result onto Sizewell nuclear plant in Suffolk, UK

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