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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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By 1994 the Orubare had broken into four

Image | April 1, 1994 at 1:00

By 1994 the Orubare had broken into four smaller glaciers. The glacier catchment basin is vitally important to densely populated Uganda, supplying 500,000 people with water and flowing into the Nile.

Banner hanging to celebrate victory at Basel

Image | March 25, 1994 at 1:00

Banner hanging to celebrate victory at Basel Convention, Geneva, Switzerland.

Wreck of the Rainbow Warrior.

Image | March 1, 1994 at 1:00

Wreck of the Rainbow Warrior.

Harp seal pup during the spring breeding

Image | March 1, 1994 at 0:00

Harp seal pup during the spring breeding season. Seals are being wrongly blamed for eating too many cod.

Children scavenging on Smokey Mountain

Image | February 1, 1994 at 1:00

Children scavenging on Smokey Mountain, Manila, Philippines.

River during heavy rain storm.

Image | January 1, 1994 at 1:00

River during heavy rain storm.

Close up of leaves eaten by insects on Mount

Image | January 1, 1994 at 1:00

Close up of leaves eaten by insects on Mount Kinabalu.

Shafts of sunlight shining through trees

Image | January 1, 1994 at 1:00

Shafts of sunlight shining through trees on Mount Kinabalu.

Aerial view of forest in Sarawak.

Image | January 1, 1994 at 1:00

Aerial view of forest in Sarawak.

River water flowing over moss covered rocks

Image | January 1, 1994 at 1:00

River water flowing over moss covered rocks.

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