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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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Siberian Jay in the snow.

Image | 15 November, 1998 at 1:00

Siberian Jay in the snow.

Piz Buin sunset.

Image | 8 November, 1998 at 1:00

Piz Buin sunset.

Greenpeace removes 30 drums of toxic waste

Image | 22 October, 1998 at 1:00

Greenpeace removes 30 drums of toxic waste produced by Orica - Olympic site.

Petrol station with solar panels.

Image | 7 October, 1998 at 1:00

Petrol station with solar panels.

Ship being scrapped

Image | 1 October, 1998 at 1:00

Ship being scrapped, Alang, Gujarat, India.

The climate solution? It's an Energy [R]evolution

Image | 1 October, 1998 at 1:00

Windmill in Argentina

One of the largest wind farms in South America

Image | 1 October, 1998 at 1:00

One of the largest wind farms in South America.

Mouth of Lockhart/Gordon Creek

Image | 1 October, 1998 at 1:00

Mouth of Lockhart/Gordon Creek, Great Bear Rainforest, British Columbia, Canada.

Great Bear Rainforest

Image | 1 October, 1998 at 0:00

Great Bear Rainforest, Canada. Moss cover the rocks and fallen trees.

Ship being scrapped

Image | 1 October, 1998 at 0:00

Ship being scrapped, Alang, Gujarat, India.

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