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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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Norman Askew

Image | 1 July, 2002 at 1:00

Norman Askew, Chief Executive of BNFL, is wanted for crimes against the planet. You can get your own BNFL WANTED poster below.

Exxon's Lee Raymond is WANTED for crimes

Image | 1 July, 2002 at 1:00

Exxon's Lee Raymond is WANTED for crimes against the climate.

Michael D

Image | 1 July, 2002 at 1:00

Michael D. Paker, CEO of Dow Inc, is wanted for crimes against the planet.

The Arctic Sunrise in opposition to the Takahama nuclear power plant

Image | 1 July, 2002 at 1:00

The Arctic Sunrise in opposition to the Takahama nuclear power plant.

Wind turbine erected by Greenpeace activists

Image | 1 July, 2002 at 1:00

Wind turbine erected by Greenpeace activists in front of the Doel nuclear power plant to protest discrimination against renewable energy by the Belgian government.

Around forty Greenpeace activists enter the

Image | 1 July, 2002 at 1:00

Around forty Greenpeace activists enter the Doel nuclear power plant in Belgium protesting against the renewable energy discrimination by the Belgian government.

Greenpeace Newsletter July 2002 - text only

Publication | 1 July, 2002 at 0:00

This month's Greenpeace member newsletter includes features about British Nuclear Fuels' plutonium shipment on route from Japan to England the flotilla of salty sailors that will oppose it on route. Also included are articles about the Japanese...

Greenpeace Newsletter July 2002

Publication | 1 July, 2002 at 0:00

This month's Greenpeace member newsletter includes features about British Nuclear Fuels' plutonium shipment on route from Japan to England the flotilla of salty sailors that will oppose it on route. Also included are articles about the Japanese...

Whaling fleet leaves to hunt Sei whales

Feature story | 1 July, 2002 at 0:00

The Japanese whaling fleet left port over the weekend on yet another "scientific" whaling expedition. But this time the whalers are looking for Sei whales, an endangered whale that has not been hunted in more than a quarter of a century.

China implements GE labelling

Feature story | 1 July, 2002 at 0:00

China's implementation of labelling for GE (genetically engineered) foods today brings to two billion the number of people worldwide whose country's require GE labelling.

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