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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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Carbide Criminal found

Feature story | 29 August, 2002 at 0:00

Warren Anderson, former Union Carbide CEO at the time of the world's worst industrial disaster in Bhopal, India in 1984, has been found living a life of luxury in New York State. He is wanted in India to face charges of culpable homicide over...

Greenpeace negotiators and members of the

Image | 28 August, 2002 at 1:00

Greenpeace negotiators and members of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development call for action on climate change at the Johannesburg Earth Summit.

A joint call for action by the WBCSD and

Image | 28 August, 2002 at 1:00

A joint call for action by the WBCSD and Greenpeace on the need for an international framework to combat climate change was presented at this event open to the press, government delegates, business, IGO and NGO representatives

Child from Boh Nok in the Prachuap Khiri

Image | 28 August, 2002 at 1:00

Child from Boh Nok in the Prachuap Khiri Khan province of Thailand holding a paper wind toy.

Forest Crime File: Corporate Crimes

Publication | 28 August, 2002 at 0:00

Forest Crime File explores the need for an international instrument on corporate accountability and liability. States are ultimately responsible for public welfare, and they must not abdicate this responsibility to the private sector.

Eco Equity August 28: Sleeping with the Enemy?

Publication | 28 August, 2002 at 0:00

Greenpeace, BP agree?

Feature story | 28 August, 2002 at 0:00

Greenpeace and industry coalition World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) were 'fighting like cats and dogs' ten years ago in Rio, in the words of Greenpeace Political Director Remi Parmentier. Today, they agreed to put aside...

Poor locked out of Summit on poverty

Feature story | 28 August, 2002 at 0:00

As the official negotiations continue in the heart of Johannesburg, tension is building over the issue of access to decision makers. Many ‘unofficial’ ambassadors have been sent here to voice real issues from communities around the world, yet...

Small step towards justice for Bhopal

Feature story | 28 August, 2002 at 0:00

Against many people's expectations a judge in Bhopal has rejected a request to lower the charges against corporate criminal Warren Anderson, former CEO of Union Carbide. Anderson is wanted in India to answer how the actions of Union Carbide...

Thailand won’t stir-fry our planet

Feature story | 28 August, 2002 at 0:00

While world leaders at the Earth Summit feed off the fat of the land and offer excuses for failing to act on climate change, Thailand is doing what other delegates say is too hard. They are rejecting dirty energy in favour of clean renewable...

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