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..."
Organic and agroecologicalfarming in the South.
Workers lacking any protective clothing or safety training are used to scrap old ships to generate large profits for the shipping industry at the cost of human rights and the environment.
Greenpeace Nordic and the Finnish Nature League studied PEFC-certified forestry in Finland in the autumn of 2000 and the beginning of year 2001. The report Anything goes? published in January 2001 examines the ecological reliability of the PEFC...
Activist showing pack with meat to camera. Cold section in supermarket in back.The VLAM (Belgian organisation that give out quality labels on food) does not look at environmental aspects when they pass out quality labels, although the general...
An international Greenpeace action to remove harmful pesticides has been successfully completed in Nepal.
Obsolete pesticide dumped in Nepal being cleaned up by Greenpeace activists.
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...
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