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..."
Greenpeace protest action at meeting of EC environmental ministers. Activist Manfred Krautter (left) talks to German environmental minister Juergen Trittin (B90/Gruene). Greenpeace demands stronger rules and better information of toxic industry.
Greenpeace campaigner Paolo Adario standing on "Clovis" log raft Tapaua River.
Greenpeace commisioned boat 'NOE IV' with banner against WTK logging plans in Deni land. Canaca River.
Rainforest logging in the Cameroon. 1999
Timber logged by the company Carolina, in Itaquatiara. Amazon, Brazil.
Logging by the French company Coron in Cameroon.
A Modern Myth Based on Pseudo-Science
Aerial view of dammed shrimp ponds, with intact mangroves visible at the bottom. Previously a luxury item only consumed in some periods of the year, shrimp is now turning into an everyday product.
Digging up mangrove forest to build new shrimp ponds. To grow as many shrimp as possible and maintain overcrowded populations, large amounts of artificial feed and chemicals are added to the pools.
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