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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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Alongside the law: A report about the log supply for plywood and veneer exporting...

Publication | 1 January, 1999 at 0:00

The six exporting plywood and veneer companies of the Amazonas state – Amaplac, Carolina, Cifec, Compensa, CIM and Gethal – are or have been involved with illegal logging in the past two and a half years. In 1998, they were responsible for 86.7...

Facing destruction

Publication | 1 January, 1999 at 0:00

Araucaria forest and lakes of Chile's last

Image | 1 December, 1998 at 1:00

Araucaria forest and lakes of Chile's last temperate forests.

Landraces varieties of Mexican maize.

Image | 1 December, 1998 at 1:00

Landraces varieties of Mexican maize.

Dead mangroves

Image | 1 December, 1998 at 1:00

Dead mangroves, devastated through shrimp aquaculture.

Amazon river and rainforest, Brazil.

Image | 1 December, 1998 at 1:00

Amazon river and rainforest, Brazil.

Oil

Image | 25 November, 1998 at 0:00

Oil-rig Brent Spar is dismantled by platform Thialf off the Norwegian coast. Based on the decisions of the OSPAR-conference oil and gasrigs have to be dismantled on shore. The parts of the Brent Spar will become part of a new harbor quay.

Protected area near Kuhmo (in Eastern Finland)

Image | 15 November, 1998 at 1:00

Protected area near Kuhmo (in Eastern Finland).

Siberian Jay in the snow.

Image | 15 November, 1998 at 1:00

Siberian Jay in the snow.

Piz Buin sunset.

Image | 8 November, 1998 at 1:00

Piz Buin sunset.

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