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Stop Plutonium

Generic multimedia item | 1 October, 2004 at 3:00

Greenpeace acts against a deadly plutonium shipment coming from the US to France in September/October 2004

Dagerous shipments of radioactive fuel travelling the Earth's oceans are an...

Generic multimedia item | 29 April, 2002 at 3:00

This video was produced before the armed radioactive fuel transport vessels Pacific Pintail and Pacific Teal left the UK for Japan in June of 2002. It describes the current and future dangers of shipping plutonium fuel around the planet under...

Galina has thyroid cancer

Image | 22 June, 2005 at 3:00

Galina has thyroid cancer. For surgeon Igor Komisarenko, most of his patients are thyroid cancer victims: "The closer to Chernobyl, the higher the chances of getting thyroid cancer."

Nine

Image | 22 June, 2005 at 3:00

Nine-year-old Alexandra with her father Vitaly in Gomel, Belarus. Alexandra has a birth defect, called hydrocephalus. Vitaly has quit his job to care for his daughter. The family lives in the fall out zone of the Chernobyl disaster.

Nastya

Image | 22 June, 2005 at 3:00

Nastya, from Belarus was only three years old when she was diagnosed with cancer of the uterus and lungs. According to local doctors the region has seen a huge increase in childhood cancer cases since the Chernobyl disaster.

Sisters Irina and Elena live in an area of

Image | 22 June, 2005 at 3:00

Sisters Irina and Elena live in an area of Belarus contaminated by the Chernobyl disaster. Both have had brain tumours removed and now have problems with their thyroid gland.

In the cancer ward of a Kiev hospital in

Image | 22 June, 2005 at 3:00

In the cancer ward of a Kiev hospital in the Ukraine, 19-year-old Elena is being treated for her second case of thyroid cancer in just 3 years

Annya was born in a village highly contaminated

Image | 22 June, 2005 at 2:00

Annya was born in a village highly contaminated by the Chernobyl nuclear meltdown of 1986. She has had cancer since the age of 4. On bad days Annya exhaustion and pain are too much for her due to a brain tumour that returned in 2000.

Annya was born in a village highly contaminated

Image | 22 June, 2005 at 2:00

Annya was born in a village highly contaminated by the Chernobyl nuclear meltdown of 1986. A cancerous brain tumour at the age of four marked the end of Annya's childhood and the beginning of a life of pain and illness.

One of the many thousands of homes deserted

Image | 22 October, 2005 at 2:00

One of the many thousands of homes deserted after the Chernobyl disaster.

Yuri Korneev is the only one still alive

Image | 1 June, 2005 at 2:00

Yuri Korneev is the only one still alive from the group that was on night shift at Block 4 on the night of the Chernobyl accident. He had radiation induced cataracts but his eye sight was restored. "The real hell was hospital in Moscow, not...

Nila Bandarenko from Zhytomir has her third

Image | 1 June, 2005 at 2:00

Nila Bandarenko from Zhytomir has her third operation on her thyroid gland. Surgeon Kommissarenko says after her second operation ‘microscopic particles of the cancer got into her blood vessels and the cancer started growing there”. Bandarenko...

Building a sarcophagus over the Chernobyl reactor

Image | 1 September, 1986 at 2:00

Construction of the sarcophagus (cover) over the destroyed Chernobyl reactor.

The destroyed Chernobyl nuclear power station

Image | 28 April, 1986 at 2:00

View of the destroyed no. 4 reactor of the Chernobyl nuclear power station. Following the explosion the fire and radiation leaks was not brought under control till 9 days after the accident.

On board MV Esperanza

Image | 1 October, 2004 at 3:00

On board MV Esperanza. The ship's radar screen indicating activity in the English Channel. The Greenpeace crew are looking out for two BNFL (British Nuclear Fuels) ships, which are carrying 140kg of radioactive weapons-grade plutonium.

Norman Askew

Image | 1 July, 2002 at 3:00

Norman Askew, Chief Executive of BNFL, is wanted for crimes against the planet.

Norman Askew

Image | 1 July, 2002 at 3:00

Norman Askew, Chief Executive of BNFL, is wanted for crimes against the planet. You can get your own BNFL WANTED poster below.

Greenpeace's parody of the logo of French

Image | 6 August, 2002 at 3:00

Greenpeace's parody of the logo of French nuclear fuel company, Areva, exposing the deadly nature of their business. Areva are sponsoring the French entry in yachting's 2003 Americas Cup

With a sucessful protest behind them the

Image | 22 July, 2002 at 3:00

With a sucessful protest behind them the flotilla yacths head homewards. For the dangerous and irresponsible nuclear cargo, more protests await on route.

The flotilla consists of crew of all ages

Image | 20 July, 2002 at 3:00

The flotilla consists of crew of all ages. Three year old JJ in onboard with his dad Inigo "The world's nuclear industry is running like a car without brakes. It makes me scared for my children that this madness goes on unchecked and our kids...

The flotilla boat Tiama heading out to intercept

Image | 18 July, 2002 at 3:00

The flotilla boat Tiama heading out to intercept the nuclear cargo freighters

HMS Nottingham

Image | 1 April, 2000 at 3:00

HMS Nottingham, one of the British Navy's most advanced destroyers ran aground off the east coast of Australia.

HMS Nottingham

Image | 1 April, 2000 at 3:00

HMS Nottingham, one of the British Navy's most advanced destroyers ran aground off the east coast of Australia.

Boats set sail from Auckland to join the

Image | 7 July, 2002 at 3:00

Boats set sail from Auckland to join the flotilla that will protest British Nuclear Fuels plutonium shipment transport through the Pacific ocean.

New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark visits

Image | 7 July, 2002 at 3:00

New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark visits the flotilla before they sail to join other boats to protest against the BNFL Plutonium shipment being transported through the Pacific Ocean.

Activists chained to rail tracks

Image | 17 November, 1997 at 2:00

Activists chained to rail tracks, blocking nuclear Castor transport from Goesgen to La Hague.

Sellafield nuclear plant.

Image | 1 June, 1998 at 3:00

Sellafield nuclear plant.

Action at the nuclear power plant at Tihange

Image | 26 April, 1996 at 3:00

Action at the nuclear power plant at Tihange on the 10th anniversary of the nuclear accident at Chernobyl in the Ukraine.

Actions against the arrival of US-France Plutonium shipment in Cherbourg.

Generic multimedia item | 1 October, 2004 at 3:00

Greenpeace acts against the arrival of a deadly plutonium shipment coming from the US to France in September/October 2004.

Greenpeace UK activists on floating pontoon

Image | 23 February, 2007 at 1:00

Greenpeace UK activists on floating pontoon at Faslane. Seven Greenpeace boats left Greenock to blockade the Trident nuclear submarine at its Scottish base in response to Tony Blair's determination to start building the next generation of British...

Abandoned farms near a small town only a

Image | 1 June, 2005 at 2:00

Abandoned farms near a small town only a few kilometres away from the heavily contaminated closed zone (Zone-1) around Chernobyl. Residents have been advised to leave the area but most cannot afford to move. Because the ground is too contaminated...

Aerial view of Rokkasho

Image | 21 November, 2002 at 1:00

Aerial view of Rokkasho-mura reprocessing plant taken from Greenpeace sampling kite.

Nuclear site in Takahama

Image | 1 July, 2002 at 3:00

Nuclear site in Takahama, Japan, under heavy guard for loading of rejected plutonium MOX fuel, which is being returned to the UK by ship.

During a period of calm weather and sushine

Image | 20 July, 2002 at 3:00

During a period of calm weather and sushine the crews maintain high sprirts while awaiting the arrival of the nuclear shipment.

This French yacht and family are determined

Image | 19 July, 2002 at 3:00

This French yacht and family are determined to show their oppostion to the shipment.

The flotilla includes protesters of all ages

Image | 20 July, 2002 at 3:00

The flotilla includes protesters of all ages and from all walks of life. Ian Cohen is a green politician from Australia. "It is an honour to join the 50 people from other nations who are participating in the Nuclear Free Flotilla at their own...

250 Greenpeace activists entered Sellafield

Image | 17 April, 1995 at 3:00

250 Greenpeace activists entered Sellafield nuclear reprocessing plant.

Plutonium carrier Pacific Teal and Greenpeace

Image | 18 March, 1997 at 2:00

Plutonium carrier Pacific Teal and Greenpeace inflatable.

Plutonium caskets are being loaded onto PACIFIC

Image | 20 January, 1998 at 2:00

Plutonium caskets are being loaded onto PACIFIC SWAN, to be transported to Japan.

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