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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 action at Esso headquarters in

Image | 29 May, 2002 at 1:00

Greenpeace action at Esso headquarters in Hamburg, Germany.

Action at Esso's German HQ.

Image | 29 May, 2002 at 1:00

Action at Esso's German HQ.

StopEsso in Germany

Feature story | 29 May, 2002 at 0:00

On the day of ExxonMobil's annual general meeting in the USA at Dallas, Texas, the global campaign to Stop Esso spread to yet another country, as activists in Germany protested in front of Esso's European headquarters in Hamburg.

Don't Buy Exxon Esso Mobil

Image | 27 May, 2002 at 1:00

Don't Buy Exxon Esso Mobil

On the 24th May 2002 Greenpeace protest alongside

Image | 24 May, 2002 at 1:00

On the 24th May 2002 Greenpeace protest alongside the pro-whalers on the final day of the International Whaling Commission.

IWC meeting ends

Feature story | 24 May, 2002 at 0:00

The democratic process took a pummeling again today at the IWC when the indigenous peoples of the Inuit and Chukotka were denied their quota for a second time.

Mexican whale santuary declared

Feature story | 24 May, 2002 at 0:00

Today Mexico decreed the Mexican Whale Sanctuary in all of its EEZ (exclusive economic zone) in the Pacific Ocean, Atlantic Ocean and Caribbean Sea. The area of the sanctuary is approximately three million square kilometers.

New arms agreement ineffective

Feature story | 24 May, 2002 at 0:00

Today's US/Russian arms control agreement was denounced by Greenpeace as meaningless and weak.

Greenpeace Japan whales campaigner Mitoji

Image | 23 May, 2002 at 1:00

Greenpeace Japan whales campaigner Mitoji Nagasawa tells the media that world is watching Japan's vote buying programme at the meeting of the International Whaling Commission

Greenpeace applauded the UK Government’s decision announced today to refuse...

Feature story | 23 May, 2002 at 0:00

Greenpeace applauded the UK Government’s decision announced today to refuse permission on environmental grounds for a massive expansion of the Edmonton incinerator in North London.

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