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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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Five reasons to oppose a Star Wars missile plan

Publication | 18 March, 2001 at 0:00

Media briefing

Unilever agrees to clean up its toxic mercury

Image | 7 March, 2001 at 1:00

Unilever agrees to clean up its toxic mercury mess in south India.

Leak document of the State Duma Anti-Corruption Committee on the Russian Federation...

Publication | 3 March, 2001 at 0:00

Leak document of the State Duma Anti-Corruption Committee on the Russian Federation Minister of Atomic Energy, E. AdamovReference: As commissioned by the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation on 20 October 2000 (Protocol...

Incineration and Human Health

Publication | 1 March, 2001 at 0:00

The chain of destruction from Canada's ancient temperate rainforest to the Japanese...

Publication | 1 March, 2001 at 0:00

Although a few companies in Japan are beginning to reject Interfor products, in the most part, Interfor´s destructive forest products are sold without being noticed by Japanese forest consumer companies. In this report, Greenpeace exposes the...

Logs of war

Publication | 1 March, 2001 at 0:00

Action, not words

Image | 26 February, 2001 at 1:00

Greenpeace action against imported timber from Canada's Great Bear rainforest, Vlissingen, Netherlands. A decade of Greenpeace campaigning led to an historic agreement to protect Canada's last remaining temperate rainforest.

What is Star Wars?

Publication | 13 February, 2001 at 0:00

Media Briefing

Deni child and mother.

Image | 1 February, 2001 at 1:00

Deni child and mother.

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