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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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Head of the Ethiopian environmental protection

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Head of the Ethiopian environmental protection authority and the non-profit Institute for Sustainable Development Dr Tewolde Egziabher.

OpenAcs, http://openacs.org

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OpenAcs, http://openacs.org

Greenpeace genetic engineering campaign.

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Greenpeace genetic engineering campaign.

Logging poses a serious threat to Russia's

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Logging poses a serious threat to Russia's Snow Forests.

Bear cub near a tree stump

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Bear cub near a tree stump, Madrid Zoo, Spain.

Old growth coastal forest.

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Old growth coastal forest.

In this section you'll find resources that

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In this section you'll find resources that will help make seeing this site interesting.

Coral life in the Belau Islands

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Coral life in the Belau Islands, North Pacific.

Rainbow Warrior sails into Doha

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Rainbow Warrior sails into Doha, challenging the WTO to use the 4th Ministerial Conference to force the US to commit to the Kyoto Protocol.

Rainbow Warrior sails into Doha to challenge

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Rainbow Warrior sails into Doha to challenge the WTO to force the US to commit to the Kyoto Protocol on climate change.

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