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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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Greenpeace demonstrates at 15th anniversary

Image | 3 July, 1999 at 1:00

Greenpeace demonstrates at 15th anniversary of Bhopal disaster

Greenpeace protest against import of genetic

Image | 1 July, 1999 at 1:00

Greenpeace protest against import of genetic engineered maize.

Renewable Independent Power Producers (RIPPs)

Publication | 1 July, 1999 at 0:00

Restructuring the Southeast Asian Electricity Sector usingSustainable Energy

Ellingsen factory

Image | 23 June, 1999 at 1:00

Ellingsen factory, biggest whale meat and blubber storage in Norway. Svolvaer, Skrona, Norway.

Ellingsen factory

Image | 23 June, 1999 at 1:00

Ellingsen factory, biggest whale meat and blubber storage in Norway.

Minke whaleGreat Barrier Reef:Australia/Australien:Pacific

Image | 15 June, 1999 at 1:00

Minke whaleGreat Barrier Reef:Australia/Australien:Pacific Ocean/Pazifik - Mink-Wal/Zwergwal (Balaenoptera acutorostrata) am Great Barrier Reef. Dwarf Minke whale (Balaenoptera acutorostrata) at Great Barrier Reef, Australia.

Greenpeace and the dumping of wastes at sea

Publication | 6 June, 1999 at 0:00

It is fair to say that existing restrictions and bans on the dumping and incineration of wastes at sea would not have been enacted unless Greenpeace had undertaken and maintained a campaign to this aim in the 1970s, 1980s and 1990s. Greenpeace´s...

Greenpeace protest action at meeting of EC

Image | 9 May, 1999 at 0:00

Greenpeace protest action at meeting of EC environmental ministers. Activist Manfred Krautter (left) talks to German environmental minister Juergen Trittin (B90/Gruene). Greenpeace demands stronger rules and better information of toxic industry.

Greenpeace campaigner Paolo Adario standing

Image | 1 May, 1999 at 1:00

Greenpeace campaigner Paolo Adario standing on "Clovis" log raft Tapaua River.

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