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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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Aerial view of the forest canopy in the Congo

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Aerial view of the forest canopy in the Congo.

Western lowland gorillas in the Congo.

Image | 1 January, 2000 at 1:00

Western lowland gorillas in the Congo.

A river cuts through the rainforest in the

Image | 1 January, 2000 at 1:00

A river cuts through the rainforest in the Congo.

Grey Crowned Crane

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Grey Crowned Crane

Forest Elephants (Loxodonta africana cyclotis)

Image | 1 January, 2000 at 1:00

Forest Elephants (Loxodonta africana cyclotis) on forest edge.in the Congo.

The lush rainforest of Uganda.

Image | 1 January, 2000 at 1:00

The lush rainforest of Uganda.

Leaves and ferns in the Indonesian rainforest

Image | 1 January, 2000 at 1:00

Leaves and ferns in the Indonesian rainforest.

Close-up of group of white hooded fungi.

Image | 1 January, 2000 at 1:00

Close-up of group of white hooded fungi.

Butterfly hanging from orange honey

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Butterfly hanging from orange honey-suckle.

Close-up of Freycinetia formosa flower.

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Close-up of Freycinetia formosa flower.

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