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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 survey of Gulf War oil pollution

Image | 1 September, 1991 at 0:00

Greenpeace survey of Gulf War oil pollution in Kuwait. Burning oilwell, Al Burgan oilfield, Kuwait.

Greenpeace survey of Gulf War oil pollution

Image | 1 September, 1991 at 0:00

Greenpeace survey of Gulf War oil pollution in Kuwait. Burning oilwell, Al Burgan oilfield, Kuwait.

Greenpeace survey of Gulf War oil pollution

Image | 1 September, 1991 at 0:00

Greenpeace survey of Gulf War oil pollution in Kuwait.

Horrific legacy of oil spill

Image | 1 August, 1991 at 10:39

1991 - Greenpeace survey of oil pollution in Prince William Sound as a result of the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill, Alaska. Diesel Beach, Knight Island.

Fin Whale, Mediterranean

Image | 1 August, 1991 at 1:00

Fin Whale, Mediterranean

Press conference held on board MV Greenpeace

Image | 1 August, 1991 at 0:00

Press conference held on board MV Greenpeace attended by members of MEPA, NCWCD and Saudi press.

Common dolphin, Mediterranean.

Image | 1 August, 1991 at 0:00

Common dolphin, Mediterranean.

Dillon oil rig. Cook inlet, Alaska.

Image | 30 July, 1991 at 1:00

Dillon oil rig. Cook inlet, Alaska.

Undersized bycatch on the MUIR MURLICH

Image | 2 July, 1991 at 1:00

Undersized bycatch on the MUIR MURLICH, a catcher boat for the factory processor SPEEDWELL. The ships was fishing for yellow-fin sole, a roe fishery. Dead undersized and male fish are discharged back into the water. Bycatch in this fishery is...

On Impact: Modern Warfare and the Environment

Publication | 3 June, 1991 at 0:00

A Greenpeace case study of the impact of the 1991 Gulf war on the environment.

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