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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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Scenes of dead baby camels are not uncommon

Image | 10 April, 1999 at 1:00

Scenes of dead baby camels are not uncommon in Innner Mongolia. Mother camels do not have enough milk for the baby camels because desertification has eroded much of the grassland.

The Chain of Destruction: from the Great Bear Rainforest to the United States market

Publication | 1 April, 1999 at 0:00

The US remains the largest single consumer of forest products worldwide, consuming approximately 9.5 billion board feet of lumber alone per year — enough wood to make a board one foot wide by one inch thick that would wrap around the world more...

Greenpeace activists shadow pirate vessel

Image | 4 March, 1999 at 1:00

Greenpeace activists shadow pirate vessel caught fishing within protected Antarctic waters.

Greenpeace and the Dumping of Wastes at Sea

Publication | 3 March, 1999 at 10:24

While Greenpeace's popular image is of an organisation that breaks the law, our ultimate objective is often to catalyse the creation of new laws or regulations against unsound environmental practices. This history of our Ocean Dumping campaign is...

Illegal "pirate" fishing vessels in Port

Image | 1 March, 1999 at 1:00

Illegal "pirate" fishing vessels in Port Louis.

Islands Adrift: Comparing Industrial and Small-Scale Economic Options for Marovo...

Publication | 1 March, 1999 at 0:00

Our report "Islands Adrift" shows that small-scale development options (like reef fishing, beche de mer collection, ecotimber and ecotourism) were worth US$29 million to landowners, compared to US$8 million for industrial logging.

Ships for Scrap: Steel and Toxic Wastes for Asia

Publication | 1 March, 1999 at 0:00

The health and environmentalhazards in recipient statesA fact-finding mission to theIndian shipbreaking yards in Alangand Bombay

Greenpeace informs public about GE in food

Image | 25 February, 1999 at 1:00

Greenpeace informs public about GE in food. "True Food Campaign".

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