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Sarah - Greenpeace media officer.

Image | 17 June, 2003 at 1:00

Sarah - Greenpeace media officer.

Phillip - Photo journalist

Image | 17 June, 2003 at 1:00

Phillip - Photo journalist

William, nuclear expert with Greenpeace.

Image | 17 June, 2003 at 1:00

William, nuclear expert with Greenpeace.

Greenpeace activists mark a highly radioactive

Image | 17 June, 2003 at 1:00

Greenpeace activists mark a highly radioactive site outside a school with warnings in Arabic. The site registed 3000 times higher than background.

Girl standing outside the Al

Image | 17 June, 2003 at 1:00

Girl standing outside the Al-Majidat school for girls next to the Tuwaitha nuclear facility. Greenpeace found levels of radioactivity up to 3000 times higher than background levels at the school.

Greenpeace radiation expert takes measurments

Image | 17 June, 2003 at 1:00

Greenpeace radiation expert takes measurments outside the Al-Majidat school for girls (900 pupils) next to the Al-Tuwaitha nuclear facility.

Biosafety Protocol becomes law

Feature story | 17 June, 2003 at 0:00

When the tiny pacific nation of Palau ratified the UN Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety last Friday, the way was cleared for the world's first legally binding agreement that reaffirms the sovereign right of countries to reject imports of...

Whaling Commission shifts to conservation

Feature story | 17 June, 2003 at 0:00

In a great move forward for oceans in crisis, conservation-minded countries tipped the balance in favor of whales, dolphins, and porpoises at the International Whaling Commission (IWC) meeting yesterday. They passed a resolution called the...

Students in Iraq

Image | 17 June, 2003 at 0:00

Students in Iraq, whose school was made radioactive by waste from the Tuwaitha nuclear research facility.

Berlin Initiative breaks IWC deadlock

Press release | 16 June, 2003 at 0:00

In an inspiring move the 55th meeting of the International Whaling Commission (IWC) in Berlin today passed a resolution that makes conservation central to the work of the IWC and will help protect the World’s whales, dolphins and porpoises.

Wolverine high in a tree.

Image | 15 June, 2003 at 1:00

Wolverine high in a tree.

Greenpeace activists scale Berlin’s 365m

Image | 15 June, 2003 at 1:00

Greenpeace activists scale Berlin’s 365m Television Tower, the Fernsehturm in Alexanderplatz and suspend a large inflatable whale from the tower’s point with banner reading IWC ACT NOW.

Whale over Berlin

Press release | 15 June, 2003 at 0:00

Greenpeace activists today scaled Berlin's 365m Television Tower, the Fernsehturm in Alexanderplatz, to suspend a large inflatable whale from the tower's point and hang a banner reading 'IWC act now'.

UN Biosafety Protocol puts US-led GMO lobby on the defensive

Press release | 14 June, 2003 at 0:00

The aggressive US-led campaign to force worldwide acceptance of genetically engineered food and seeds suffered a setback on Friday when Palau became the 50th country to ratify the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety. Greenpeace welcomes the entry...

Shipbreaking campaigners

Image | 13 June, 2003 at 1:00

Shipbreaking campaigners, Ramapati and Sunita, hand over a ships bell from a toxic ship scrapped in Asia to British government officials.

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