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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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Nine year old Kostya

Image | 1 September, 2000 at 1:00

Nine year old Kostya, victim of radiation contamination from Mayak Nuclear Complex in the Ural Mountains in Russia.

Temporary sinks do not cause permanent climatic benefits.

Publication | 1 September, 2000 at 0:00

Greenpeace team repacking cleaned up dioxin

Image | 22 August, 2000 at 1:00

Greenpeace team repacking cleaned up dioxin waste from Union Carbide site. Homebush Bay.

Greenpeace at Petkim PVC plant.

Image | 18 August, 2000 at 1:00

Greenpeace at Petkim PVC plant.

The Petkim PVC complex plant.

Image | 18 August, 2000 at 1:00

The Petkim PVC complex plant.

Bhopal residents are given the chance to

Image | 14 August, 2000 at 1:00

Bhopal residents are given the chance to send a message to Union Carbide. The company responds by blocking any messages from the residents.

Guide to monitoring FSC

Publication | 1 August, 2000 at 0:00

Greenpeace activists in supermarket removing

Image | 27 July, 2000 at 1:00

Greenpeace activists in supermarket removing a Knorr product containing genetically enigeneered soya with no label on it.

Greenpeace raft and inflatable surrounded by Japanese coastguard

Image | 21 July, 2000 at 14:51

2000 - Activists in inflatable on the foreground, coastgards in the background. Navigating through 22,000 security personnel and a cordon of 35 police boats, the Warrior successfully delivers a protest note to the G8 summit demanding an end to...

Kids

Image | 3 July, 2000 at 1:00

Kids-for-whales protest where children protest against whaling at the IWC and for the set up of a global whale-sanctuary.

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