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..."
Star Wars 17 walking into court in downtown Los Angeles.
NukeSweeper game: Find the location of weapons of mass destruction.
Bhopal, India is the site of the world's worst industrial disaster, where a Union Carbide chemical plant released 40 tonnes of highly toxic methyl isocyanate. The disaster killed thousands and the polluted site of the abandoned factory still...
Imagine if an electricity company tried to build a dirty coal fired power plant on a rural beach near a national park in, say, southern California in 2002. Now, imagine if that coastal area was a breeding ground for whales anddolphins. Most...
Villagers of Por Nork and Hin Kud celebrating the handing over and installation of solar power panels that were funded by Greenpeace, at a school close to Por Nork, in the Prachuab Khan province.
A Rimbunan Hijau truck picking up logs from the Baram valley area. The Penan are one of the few remaining nomadic peoples of the rain forest. Their homeland in the Malaysian state of Sarawak is undergoing one of the highest rates of logging on earth.
Map of remaining intact ancient forest in North America. The light and dark areas combined are the original extent of forest cover. The dark area only is what remains of ancient forest.
Map of remaining intact ancient forest in Europe. The light and dark areas combined are the original extent of forest cover. The dark area only is what remains of ancient forest.
Map of remaining intact ancient forest in the Asia-Pacific forests. The light and dark areas combined are the original extent of forest cover. The dark area only is what remains of ancient forest.
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