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End the nuclear age

Hub | January 10, 2007 at 21:45

The evacuation of Rongelap

Page | March 12, 2010 at 11:30

In 1985 the residents of Rongelap in the Marshall Islands asked Greenpeace to help them relocate to a new home. Their island had been contaminated by radioactive fallout from atmospheric nuclear weapons testing in the Pacific.

Lijon Eknilang 1946 - 2012

Blog entry by Bunny Mcdiarmid | August 27, 2012

Lijon was from Rongelap Atoll in the Marshall Islands and was 8 years old when her home island was showered in radioactive fallout from the March 1, 1954 US Bravo test on nearby Bikini Atoll. Bravo was the biggest of the 67 nuclear...

The latest chapter in the Nuclear Pacific tale

Blog entry by bunny | July 19, 2010

Many times I have been on the phone or at a gathering of our Greenpeace supporters and one has said to me "Thanks you so much for all that you do, you are so brave! I wish I could be out there with you". I've never quite known how to...

Remember the Rainbow Warrior and the Marshall Islands

Blog entry by nick | July 10, 2010

Rainbow Warrior II Today is the 25th anniversary of the bombing of the Rainbow Warrior by the French secret service in Auckland’s Marsden Wharf. It is the day we remember our colleague Fernando Pereira who was killed in the...

The Dispossessed - Deep Green

Blog entry by Nick | August 29, 2008

In 1969, Marie Aimee took her two children for medical treatment, a six-day voyage across the Indian Ocean from their home on Diego Garcia island to Port Louis, Mauritius. Her husband, Dervillie Permal, stayed behind to work at a...

The evacuation of Rongelap

Image | June 26, 2005 at 1:00

The evacuation of Rongelap.

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