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
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A key plank of Greenpeace's work on protecting forests around the world is an obvious yet important message of putting "people and forests first".
Yet it is a message that needs repeating, often to the many companies that use...
It’s World Penguin Day today, and a fine excuse to celebrate the majesty and silliness of fine-flippered friends. In that spirit, I thought it would be good to pull together some fun facts about penguins. Some are fun, some are facts...
Last week Greenpeace International released the results of an investigation, which revealed that Gap Inc. (the company behind global brands including Banana Republic, Old Navy and its namesake Gap) is in business with a polluting...
It always amazes me how the actions – or rather inaction – of high-level meetings in far-off cities can so seriously impact forests in my own country.
Today, an organisation with the declared aim of ensuring environmentally...
This crime file reveals the ongoing rogue activities of one of Indonesia's largest palm oil producers, the Darmex Agro group – generally known as "Duta Palma" – whose illegal and destructive operations were first exposed by Greenpeace...
As my friend and colleague Brian Fitzgerald said, when he saw this picture: "Compelling topic, influential audience, tiny speaker, gigantic presentation, jumbrotron projection: what's not to blog about?"
It's been a long time since...
Can the same people who brought us search engines, Internet-powered smart phones, and the cloud also help us save the planet from climate change?
At Greenpeace, we think so, which is why we’ve been pushing the technology sector to...
The Cool IT Leaderboard evaluates global IT companies on their leadership in the fight to stop climate change. The IT sector possesses the innovative spirit, technological know-how, and political influence to bring about a rapid clean energy...
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For the first time, we have released an edition of the Energy [R]evolution scenario for Israel that shows how it can move from a marginal player in renewable energy to a more important one. We...
One of the many outrageous scandals surrounding the Fukushima nuclear crisis is the way the people of Japan have had to bail out TEPCO, the utility whose negligence allowed the accident to happen.
Just this week we’ve seen how ...
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