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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 Ocean Defenders screensaver.

Image | 1 January, 2000 at 0:00

The Ocean Defenders screensaver.

Frozen tuna being transhipped on lines in

Image | 1 January, 2000 at 0:00

Frozen tuna being transhipped on lines in air between ships.

Illegal longliner with it's crew standing

Image | 1 January, 2000 at 0:00

Illegal longliner with it's crew standing on deck wearing balaclavas to cover their identity, the crew are attempting to fish illegally in Southern Ocean.

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Image | 1 January, 2000 at 0:00

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Campaigns Director Power Point Application

Publication | 1 January, 2000 at 0:00

Please email your answers to this presentation as part of your application.

Illegal forest felling activities in Russia

Publication | 1 January, 2000 at 0:00

In Russia illegal wood logging has become a usual thing, and in some regions the share of illegal timber in the total turnover of logged wood is getting more and more significant. The purpose of the present survey is to sum up the data on illegal...

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Image | 20 December, 1999 at 1:00

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Activists posting warning signs by wastewater

Image | 15 December, 1999 at 1:00

Activists posting warning signs by wastewater pipe in Vapi.

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