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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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Activist holds a photograph depicting victims

Image | 4 June, 2002 at 1:00

Activist holds a photograph depicting victims of corporate crime (Bhopal) at Earth Summit preparatory meeting in Bali.

A summary of research on the impacts of Bt cotton in China

Publication | 4 June, 2002 at 0:00

This report shows the adverse environmental impacts of cultivation of genetically engineered Bt cotton in China.

Corporations must be accountable

Feature story | 4 June, 2002 at 0:00

Greenpeace called on governments to curb the devastation wreaked by big business, by adopting a set of principles formed in the wake of the Bhopal disaster.

Adverse impacts of GE Bt cotton

Feature story | 4 June, 2002 at 0:00

Research on the Chinese experience with genetically engineered (GE) cotton tells a story of resistant superbugs, emerging secondary pests, diminishing natural enemies, destabilized insect ecology, and increased pesticide use.

Protest against Nestlé

Image | 2 June, 2002 at 1:00

Protest against Nestle's "shut up and eat" policy of selling genetically contaminated baby food to Asia.

Dispensing polio vaccine

Image | 1 June, 2002 at 1:00

Dispensing polio vaccine. Solar chill technology will allow vital vaccines to reach remote areas to help save lives.

Amanda

Image | 1 June, 2002 at 1:00

Amanda, Greenpeace crew member on board the MV Esperanza

I remember making three

Image | 1 June, 2002 at 1:00

I remember making three-tired graves. In those three to four days we must have buried more than 4,000 persons, says Mohammad Aziz as he looks at these skeletons that have come out of the graves.

Genetically engineered wheat - Changing our daily bread

Publication | 1 June, 2002 at 0:00

Wheat is grown on an enormous scale world wide. The 560 million tonnes of wheat produced each year makes up more than one quarterof the world cereal output. Wheat forms an important part of many people’s diet in both the developedand developing...

Corporate Crimes

Publication | 1 June, 2002 at 0:00

Compiles cases of corporate crime from various industrial sectors, including the chemical, forest, mining, genetic engineering, nuclear and oil industries, from different parts of the world.

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