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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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Analysis of the Bush Climate Change Strategy

Publication | 15 February, 2002 at 0:00

Nuclear containers in Danenberg being prepared

Image | 5 February, 2002 at 1:00

Nuclear containers in Danenberg being prepared for transport waste from Gorleben, Germany.

Greenpeace slams new EPO patent

Feature story | 5 February, 2002 at 0:00

When fields, seeds and harvests no longer belong to farmers, something has gone seriously wrong with patent law.

Studies conducted by Greenpeace found contamination

Image | 1 February, 2002 at 1:00

Studies conducted by Greenpeace found contamination in the soil and ground water at the Union Carbide factory as well as stockpiles of abandoned toxic waste. Hundreds of people,such as these residents of the Ayub Nagar colony, behind the factory,...

Greenpeace worker holds the teather of the

Image | 1 February, 2002 at 1:00

Greenpeace worker holds the teather of the Balloon near the Utah Olympic Sports Park.

Real green revolution

Publication | 1 February, 2002 at 0:00

Genetic pollution a multiplying nightmare

Publication | 1 February, 2002 at 0:00

The real green revolution

Publication | 1 February, 2002 at 0:00

Organic and agroecologicalfarming in the South.

Workers lacking any protective clothing or

Image | 1 February, 2002 at 0:00

Workers lacking any protective clothing or safety training are used to scrap old ships to generate large profits for the shipping industry at the cost of human rights and the environment.

Anything Goes? Report on PEFC-Certified Finnish Forestry

Publication | 29 January, 2002 at 0:00

Greenpeace Nordic and the Finnish Nature League studied PEFC-certified forestry in Finland in the autumn of 2000 and the beginning of year 2001. The report Anything goes? published in January 2001 examines the ecological reliability of the PEFC...

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