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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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This couple have spent almost everything

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This couple have spent almost everything they have on medical treatment since being exposed to the gas. When doctors advised Leela Devi that an abdominal operation was essential for saving her life, they had to borrow money from their neighbours.

A sight for sore eyes

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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...

Forest Views: a newsletter for customers and investors of Canadian logging companies,...

Publication | 1 April, 2002 at 0:00

In this Issue: Will the Great Bear Rainforest agreement survive the new BC Government? Preserving an Historic Truce, Report Card, Amazon Mahogany, Markets Outreach and Can Governments Keep Promises?

Policies of Destruction: Analysis on the implementation of the Convention on...

Publication | 1 April, 2002 at 0:00

Protection measures have been strongly limited by economic demands and, in state forests, by profit targets that inhibit planning of reserve networks based on ecological grounds. Logging of high conservation value forests is allowed to continue...

Evaluation of contaminants in meat and blubber of minke whales

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Whale blubber is contaminated with various halogen-organic contaminants. The most conservative guidance value for tolerable intake of PCB is exceeded by consumption of only 0,05 g of the highest contaminated blubber. Even the least conservative...

Liability and redress in the Biosafety Protocol

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GE oilseed rape – out of control in Canada

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Wijma: destroying Cameroon's rainforests

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Chains of destruction leading from the world's remaining ancient forests to the...

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Throughout its period of high economic growth, Japan has been the largest consumer of timber in the international market. The impact of Japanese demand on the world's ancient forests has been enormous. As the evidence in this report shows, even...

M for Money

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