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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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Harpooned sperm whale.

Image | 1 April, 1975 at 1:00

Harpooned sperm whale.

Greenpeace zodiac manoeuvres itself between

Image | 1 April, 1975 at 1:00

Greenpeace zodiac manoeuvres itself between two Russian whaling ships. Harpooned whales are being transferred from catcher vessels to the factory processing ship.

Greenpeace vessel Vega boarded by French

Image | 15 August, 1973 at 0:00

Greenpeace vessel Vega boarded by French commandos in Moruroa nuclear test zone. Skipper David McTaggart was hospitalised from his beating by commandos and almost lost the sight in one eye.

Robert Hunter - Voyage Documenta (Vancouver to Amchitka: 1971)

Image | 11 October, 1971 at 15:36

Bob Hunter, official chronicler on-board The Greenpeace. This is a photographic record by Robert Keziere of the very first Greenpeace voyage, which departed Vancouver on the 15th September 1971. The aim of the trip was to halt nuclear tests in...

Crew of the Phyllis Cormack on Greenpeace's

Image | 1 October, 1971 at 1:00

Crew of the Phyllis Cormack on Greenpeace's first voyage, against US nuclear weapons testing in the Aleut Islands of Alaska.

Ben Metcalfe

Image | 30 September, 1971 at 0:00

Ben Metcalfe, Jim Bohlen and Dick Fineberg, the first voyage to Amchitka 1971

Bob Hunter - Voyage Documentation (Vancouver to Amchitka: 1971)

Image | 15 September, 1971 at 0:00

Robert (Bob) Hunter files a report from the Phyllis Cormack in 1971.

Crew of PHYLLIS CORMACK

Image | 1 September, 1971 at 1:00

Crew of PHYLLIS CORMACK. First Greenpeace trip to Amchitka Island to protest against USA nuclear testing.

Dave Birmingham raises Greenpeace sail on

Image | 1 September, 1971 at 1:00

Dave Birmingham raises Greenpeace sail on Phyllis Cormack.

Crew of PHYLLIS CORMACK

Image | 1 September, 1971 at 1:00

Crew of PHYLLIS CORMACK. 1st Greenpeace trip to Amchitka Island to protest USA nuclear testing

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