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..."
Shortly after a flotilla of small boats set out to protest a shipment of weapons-usable plutonium through the Tasman sea, a possible security escort, the HMS Nottingham, ran aground off the east coast of Australia.
Boats set sail from Auckland to join the flotilla that will protest British Nuclear Fuels plutonium shipment transport through the Pacific ocean.
New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark visits the flotilla before they sail to join other boats to protest against the BNFL Plutonium shipment being transported through the Pacific Ocean.
What would possess a comfortably retired grandfather, a former rock musician, a chimney sweep and a tour guide to set out in small boats in some of the roughest waters in the world? What can unite the Pacific island nation of Fiji with the...
Greenpeace and local groups in Suva, Fiji demonstrate, on July 5th 2002, the Pacific people's opposition to plutonium shipments through the Pacific.
Greenpeace and community organisations in Suva, Fiji demonstrate the Pacific people's opposition to plutonium shipments through the Pacific.
Surrounded by Japanese police and coast guards Greenpeace inflatables protest beneath kites from the Mv Arctic Sunrise
Watched by Japanese police ,the Greenpeace ship 'Arctic Sunrise' and inflatables protest in Uchiura bay, beside the Takahama nuclear plant.
A British freighter carrying enough plutonium to make 50 nuclear bombs is now on route through the Pacific ocean. The ship will pass South Africa then up to the Irish sea before reaching its final destination at a nuclear reprocessing facility in...
Greenpeace activists stopped a massive oil tanker at the entrance of the Bosphorus Strait on July 4, sending a message that it's time for this dinosaur of an industry to come to an end.
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