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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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Dioxin Elimination - A Global Imperative

Publication | 8 March, 2000 at 0:00

Greenpeace action at US Embassy in Philipinnes

Image | 3 March, 2000 at 1:00

Greenpeace action at US Embassy in Philipinnes, returning transformer left behind at US Clark Air Base.

The Real Face of the Kangaroo

Publication | 1 March, 2000 at 0:00

After the major cyanide spill which killed virtually all life in Hungary's second largest river, the Tisza, Greenpeace sent an international crew to the place oforigin of the spill in Romania to witness and document the situation through...

Unseen Poisins in Asia - a review of persistent organic pollutant levels in South and...

Publication | 1 March, 2000 at 0:00

This report draws together published scientific literature on levels of POPs in theenvironment and in animals and humans of Southeast Asia and Oceania.

Crew painting the Rainbow Warrior.

Image | 25 February, 2000 at 1:00

Crew painting the Rainbow Warrior.

King penguins colony

Image | 25 February, 2000 at 1:00

King penguins colony, Heard Island, Australia, Indian Ocean

Action against illegal construction of incinerator

Image | 14 February, 2000 at 1:00

Action against illegal construction of incinerator, Rudnevo industrial zone.

Image from an E

Image | 1 February, 2000 at 1:00

Image from an E-card, part of the Cokespotlight campaign, which successfully changed Coke's policy on climate-killing refrigerants.

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