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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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These two men pass through mangroves in canoes

Image | 1 August, 1998 at 1:00

These two men pass through mangroves in canoes. Their economy is dependent on mangroves for gathering shells, wood, coconuts, and fish.

Farmer Nugzar Chelidze and genetically modified

Image | 1 August, 1998 at 1:00

Farmer Nugzar Chelidze and genetically modified potatoes. Georgia, Russia.

Up to 1 million hectares of mangrove have

Image | 1 August, 1998 at 1:00

Up to 1 million hectares of mangrove have been cleared worldwide for shrimp farms.

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Image | 26 July, 1998 at 1:00

Greenpeace, Fundecol, and locals replant mangroves that had been cut for shrimp farming. The disappearance of mangrove areas means not only loss of biodiversity, but also loss of access for coastal communities that rely on mangroves for income.

Greenpeace & locals replant mangroves that

Image | 26 July, 1998 at 1:00

Greenpeace & locals replant mangroves that had been cut for shrimp farming.

Greenpeace laser action during OSPAR conference

Image | 15 July, 1998 at 0:00

Greenpeace laser action during OSPAR conference in Lisbon. A historic accord, the OSPAR Convention, bans the dumping of offshore installations at sea in the North-East Atlantic.

Stones on beach still polluted with oil from

Image | 1 July, 1998 at 1:00

Stones on beach still polluted with oil from 1989 Exxon Valdez spill.

The Arctic Sunrise in Prince William Sound

Image | 1 July, 1998 at 1:00

The Arctic Sunrise in Prince William Sound.

Migrating caribou.

Image | 1 July, 1998 at 1:00

Migrating caribou.

Installing solar panels at a Sydney Games

Image | 26 June, 1998 at 1:00

Installing solar panels at a Sydney Games venue.

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