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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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The False Promise of Genetically Engineered Rice

Publication | 1 February, 2001 at 0:00

Vitamin A: Natural sources vs 'Golden' rice

Publication | 1 February, 2001 at 0:00

1 ) HOW MUCH VITAMIN A DO PEOPLE NEED TO PREVENT DEFICIENCY?

Genetically Engineered Pro-vitamin A ‘'Golden' rice’

Publication | 1 February, 2001 at 0:00

Genetically Engineered Pro-vitamin A 'Golden' rice

Anything Goes? A briefing on PEFC certified Finnish forestry

Publication | 29 January, 2001 at 0:00

A vast majority of the Finnish forests have been certified according to the Finnish Forest Certification System FFCS. FFCS was acknowledged as part of the Pan European Forest Certification Scheme (PEFC) on May 24, 2000. According to the FFCS...

Action against toxic dioxin emmissions from

Image | 21 January, 2001 at 0:00

Action against toxic dioxin emmissions from a polluting incinerator.

Greenpeace: 30 years campaigning

Publication | 20 January, 2001 at 0:00

Greenpeace’s campaign to stop a Star Wars missile system evolves from a thirty-year historycampaigning for nuclear disarmament - From Amchitka to Kwajalein

Cancer Alley: Victoria and Clifford Roberts

Image | 15 January, 2001 at 0:00

Cancer Alley: Victoria and Clifford Roberts at their home in Louisiana with toxic warning sign.

Workers at Alang shipbreaking yard.

Image | 9 January, 2001 at 1:00

Workers at Alang shipbreaking yard.

Offshore wind

Image | 5 January, 2001 at 12:30

Massive wind farm are also developing offshore, where the wind is usually stronger. Here, a wind farm in Denmark.

Girl on trampoline in her garden overlooked

Image | 1 January, 2001 at 1:00

Girl on trampoline in her garden overlooked by a huge chemicals plant. The plant is part of an infamous area of large concentrations of chemical plants in Louisiana known as 'cancer alley' due to the high levels of cancer suffered by residents.

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