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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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western lowland gorilla

Image | 1 January, 1999 at 1:00

western lowland gorilla

Climate change, Marshall Islands.

Image | 1 January, 1999 at 1:00

Climate change, Marshall Islands.

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Image | 1 January, 1999 at 1:00

Majuro Attoll, Marshall islands, affected by sea level rise due to climate change.

Greenpeace observer checking heavy ice floes

Image | 1 January, 1999 at 1:00

Greenpeace observer checking heavy ice floes beside Arctic Sunrise.

Facing destruction

Publication | 1 January, 1999 at 0:00

Buying destruction

Publication | 1 January, 1999 at 0:00

Alongside the law: A report about the log supply for plywood and veneer exporting...

Publication | 1 January, 1999 at 0:00

The six exporting plywood and veneer companies of the Amazonas state – Amaplac, Carolina, Cifec, Compensa, CIM and Gethal – are or have been involved with illegal logging in the past two and a half years. In 1998, they were responsible for 86.7...

Facing destruction

Publication | 1 January, 1999 at 0:00

Araucaria forest and lakes of Chile's last

Image | 1 December, 1998 at 1:00

Araucaria forest and lakes of Chile's last temperate forests.

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