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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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Greenpeace demonstrates at 15th anniversary

Image | 3 December, 1999 at 1:00

Greenpeace demonstrates at 15th anniversary of Bhopal disaster

Greenpeace act against genetically engineered

Image | 2 December, 1999 at 1:00

Greenpeace act against genetically engineered crops import from USA to Europe.

Rubber tappers in Jurua Extractive Reserve

Image | 1 December, 1999 at 1:00

Rubber tappers in Jurua Extractive Reserve, Amazon, Brazil.

Remi Parmentier during the WTO meeting in

Image | 28 November, 1999 at 1:00

Remi Parmentier during the WTO meeting in Seattle.

That nuclear technology for Pakistan? No Problem...

Publication | 17 November, 1999 at 0:00

A 1999 memo from Dr. Mohamed ElBaradei of the International Atomic Energy Agency assuring Belgium it can export nuclear technology to Pakistan without worry -- there was no evidence that any material had been "diverted for military purposes."...

Greenpeace campaigner Paulo Adario contemplating

Image | 14 November, 1999 at 1:00

Greenpeace campaigner Paulo Adario contemplating destruction in the Pará State, Amazon, Brazil.

Greenpeace finds GE ingredients in popular

Image | 1 November, 1999 at 1:00

Greenpeace finds GE ingredients in popular Hong Kong food products.

Ships for Scrap II - Steel and Toxic Wastes for Asia

Publication | 1 November, 1999 at 0:00

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