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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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Lloyd Anderson

Image | 6 June, 1986 at 1:00

Lloyd Anderson was Radio Operator aboard the Rainbow Warrior in 1985.

Lloyd Anderson was Radio Operator aboard

Image | 6 June, 1986 at 1:00

Lloyd Anderson was Radio Operator aboard the Rainbow Warrior in 1985.

The destroyed Chernobyl nuclear power station

Image | 28 April, 1986 at 0:00

View of the destroyed no. 4 reactor of the Chernobyl nuclear power station. Following the explosion the fire and radiation leaks was not brought under control till 9 days after the accident.

The Northern lights in January.

Image | 15 January, 1986 at 1:00

The Northern lights in January.

Radio Operator Lloyd Anderson at a pipe

Image | 1 January, 1986 at 1:00

Radio Operator Lloyd Anderson at a pipe-blocking action in 1986.

Dead whale at whaling station, Iceland.

Image | 1 January, 1986 at 1:00

Dead whale at whaling station, Iceland.

Banner on the Statue of Liberty in New York

Image | 6 August, 1985 at 1:00

Banner on the Statue of Liberty in New York commemorating 40th anniversary of Hiroshima bombing.

Damage from the bomb set over the propellor

Image | 18 July, 1985 at 1:00

Damage from the bomb set over the propellor shaft of the Rainbow Warrior by French Agents.

Rainbow Warrior

Image | 11 July, 1985 at 1:00

Rainbow Warrior, sunk by two underwater mines placed by agents of the French Government in Marsden Wharf, New Zealand.

Sunk Rainbow Warrior

Image | 11 July, 1985 at 1:00

Two magnetic limpett mines sunk the ship: one on the hull and one on the propellor shaft.

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