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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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Landraces varieties of Mexican maize

Image | 1 May, 1998 at 1:00

Landraces varieties of Mexican maize. Oaxaca, Mexico.

Close view of Canola carrying yellow flowers

Image | 1 May, 1998 at 1:00

Close view of Canola carrying yellow flowers in Northern Germany.

Clearcut area in Central Chile.

Image | 1 May, 1998 at 0:00

Clearcut area in Central Chile.

Camel owner Baoyin Culu says prayers at the

Image | 15 April, 1998 at 1:00

Camel owner Baoyin Culu says prayers at the place where his last camel died. All of his 80 camels died due to desertification in the region.

Sandstorms originating from the Mongolian

Image | 10 April, 1998 at 1:00

Sandstorms originating from the Mongolian desert can reach as far as Japan. Each year, volunteers from Japan come to plant trees in Western China.CONTRACT HAS EXPIRED AND GREENPEACE CAN NO LONGER USE THESE IMAGES - UNLESS A FEE IS PAID TO THE...

Female bear in the forest.

Image | 5 April, 1998 at 0:00

Female bear in the forest.

Bleached coral

Image | 1 April, 1998 at 1:00

Bleached coral, Great Barrier Reef. Effects of climate change.

Oil refinery in The Netherlands.

Image | 1 April, 1998 at 1:00

Oil refinery in The Netherlands.

Endangered

Image | 1 April, 1998 at 1:00

Orangutans are an endangered forest species, with demand for palm oil and paper driving destruction of their habitat.

Bleached coral

Image | 1 April, 1998 at 1:00

Bleached coral, Great Barrier Reef. Effects of climate change.

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