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Oil Wars

Blog entry by Rex Weyler | 19 October, 2012 2 comments

When you hear politicians claim that the next war is “not about the oil,” rest assured: It’s about the oil. Although the revolts in the Middle East involve genuine disputes within the nations – Egypt, Libya, Syria – the superpowers...

Nuclear News: Government buys back radioactive home

Blog entry by Justin | 5 March, 2009

Today's big stories from the nuclear industry: Sydney Morning Herald: Government buys back radioactive home ‘THE State Government reached an in-principle agreement to pay a Hunters Hill family $3.4 million to buy their...

Look after yourself Cindy Sheehan, and thank you

Blog entry by eoin | 31 May, 2007 4 comments

Photo by KG4CHW. License: Creative Commons Attribution 2.0. Cindy Sheehan spoke with Amy Goodman on DemocracyNow yesterday about the day her son Casey died in Iraq, campaigning to hold Bush and Congress to account for the Iraq war...

"Nuclear" means trouble

Image | 8 March, 2006 at 1:00

"Nuclear" means trouble -- in any language.

Who won the Peace Prize? Dr. Jekyll or Mr. Hyde?

Feature story | 7 October, 2005 at 2:00

The Nobel Peace Prize, founded on a fortune made from explosives, has gone to the agency whose job it is to promote nuclear power without promoting nuclear weapons, and the man who heads it. Anybody with that job probably deserves some kind of...

One year later

Topic | 22 April, 2005 at 8:34

Then and Now

Topic | 21 April, 2005 at 9:42

Analysis of Greenpeace materials from Iraq

Publication | 29 July, 2004 at 2:00

Report on the proliferation and radiological impacts of nuclear material looting uncovered by Greenpeace in July 2003. This report, by nuclear expert John Large, was sent to the International Atomic Energy Agency in July of 2004. It assesses...

Letter to IAEA re nuclear material in Iraq

Publication | 29 July, 2004 at 2:00

Letter from Greenpeace to the International Atomic Energy Agency outlining results of Greenpeace inspection of Tuwaitha nuclear centre in Iraq.Greenpeace found unsecured uranium yellowcake and other radiological sources near schools and in the...

Greenpeace demands full disclosure on secret US nuclear shipment from Iraq

Press release | 7 July, 2004 at 2:00

Greenpeace is calling on the Bush Administration to release a full inventory of the radioactive materials it secretly airlifted out of Iraq two weeks ago. The international environmental organisation further called for the International Atomic...

Year one of war

Feature story | 18 March, 2004 at 1:00

Last February, 30 million people took to the streets to oppose the invasion of Iraq. "Let the Inspections Work!" and "No War for Oil!" the banners read. Twelve months ago, the bombing started, the troops landed and the tragic story of the Iraqi...

Iraq - January 2004 - The impacts of war.

Publication | 8 March, 2004 at 1:00

The most recent conflict in Iraq exacerbated the situation in an already battered country and its people. The eight year war with Iran, the 1991 Gulf War and the subsequent 12 years of sanctions all took their toll on the nations infrastructure...

Then and Now - Pre war fiction and post war reality.

Publication | 8 March, 2004 at 1:00

The quotes from before the war by the US and UK governments and the realities discovered after the war.

Oil and the Iraq Crisis

Publication | 8 March, 2004 at 1:00

Control over oil is a central motivation for the Bush administration's military confrontation with Iraq. The unilateralist nature of the US's new security stance in a post September 11th world has become inexorably linked with the importance of...

Failure to Control Nuclear Contamination in Iraq

Publication | 10 July, 2003 at 2:00

Letter from Greenpeace Executive Director Gerd Leipold to Kofi Annan about grave concerns over the lack of control of nuclear material in Iraq and the failure of the occupying forces to address environmental contamination and public health...

Greenpeace expert

Image | 22 June, 2003 at 3:00

Greenpeace expert, William Peden, 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 level of radioactivity. People have...

Greenpeace scientist Dr

Image | 22 June, 2003 at 3:00

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.

A frightened villager brings the lid of a

Image | 22 June, 2003 at 3:00

A frightened villager brings the lid of a barrel that contained uranium oxide (yellowcake) taken from the Tuwaitha nuclear facility, that was left unsecured by occupying forces after the fall of Saddam Hussein. The family used this radioactive...

Greenpeace radiation experts decontaminate

Image | 22 June, 2003 at 3:00

Greenpeace radiation experts decontaminate each other after taking measurements of radioactive levels from a device from the nearby Tuwaitha nuclear facility. The device, abandoned on a roadside, contained yellow powder 1000 times higher than...

Christian

Image | 17 June, 2003 at 3:00

Christian

Mike - Greenpeace nuclear campaigner.

Image | 17 June, 2003 at 3:00

Mike - Greenpeace nuclear campaigner.

Rianne - Greenpeace nuclear expert.

Image | 17 June, 2003 at 3:00

Rianne - Greenpeace nuclear expert.

Sarah - Greenpeace media officer.

Image | 17 June, 2003 at 3:00

Sarah - Greenpeace media officer.

Phillip - Photo journalist

Image | 17 June, 2003 at 3:00

Phillip - Photo journalist

William, nuclear expert with Greenpeace.

Image | 17 June, 2003 at 3:00

William, nuclear expert with Greenpeace.

Greenpeace activists mark a highly radioactive

Image | 17 June, 2003 at 3:00

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 3:00

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 3:00

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

Global voices say no to war

Feature story | 16 April, 2003 at 2:00

What role could the European Union play in restoring international law and order through the UN Charter? Help us call on world leaders gathering in Athens to prevent another illegal war.

The Greenpeace world balloon at the Acropolis

Image | 15 April, 2003 at 3:00

The Greenpeace world balloon at the Acropolis in Athens where EU leaders are meeting.

US to UN: Butt out

Feature story | 10 April, 2003 at 2:00

An extraordinary communication from the United States to UN representatives around the world has been leaked to Greenpeace.(Full text of the leaked document here). In it, the United States warns that the simple act of support for a General...

Mock war machine tanks up at an Esso station

Image | 3 April, 2003 at 3:00

Mock war machine tanks up at an Esso station in Salzburg.

Greenpeace balloon at Berlin peace march

Image | 29 March, 2003 at 2:00

Greenpeace balloon at Berlin peace march.

US unilateralism no laughing matter

Feature story | 26 March, 2003 at 1:00

"Frustrated with the United Nations' consistent, blatant regard for the will of its 188 member nations, the US announced Monday the formation of its own international governing body, the USUN." Some would merely laugh off this satirical story in...

Banner on the Altare della Patria monument

Image | 22 March, 2003 at 2:00

Banner on the Altare della Patria monument devoted to the soldiers killed in world wars. The message highlights the Italian prime ministers support for war despite public opposition in Italy.

Last hope for the UN

Feature story | 20 March, 2003 at 1:00

The leaders of the most powerful nations on Earth have failed us. The Security Council has failed us. War has begun. The UN should not allow itself to be relegated to a strictly humanitarian role: it is their moment to stand up and give voice to...

In London's Parliament Square

Image | 20 March, 2003 at 1:00

In London's Parliament Square, Greenpeace projects a giant message saying 'war is not the answer'.

160-5

Image | 20 March, 2003 at 1:00

Australian Prime Minister John Howard attempts

Image | 19 March, 2003 at 1:00

Australian Prime Minister John Howard attempts to avoid house arrest by activists highlighting Howard's breach of the UN charter by commiting Australian troops to the war.

Seizing rainbows and stopping war

Feature story | 15 March, 2003 at 1:00

The Rainbow Warrior was seized while trying to stop the march of the war machine, our captain and several crew members were injured during arrests. But ours are minor bruises and sprains compared with the death and destruction a war on Iraq would...

Stopping the war machine in Spain - Audio Update #1

Generic multimedia item | 14 March, 2003 at 1:00

Tracy from Canada is on the bridge of the Rainbow Warrior and describes the scene in the military port of Rota where we are blocking a US military cargo ship loaded with war supplies from leaving.

Stopping the war machine in Spain - Audio Update #2

Generic multimedia item | 14 March, 2003 at 1:00

Greenpeace activists Timo from the UK was driving an inflatable boat helping stop the US military cargo ship Cape Horn from leaving the US/Spanish naval port of Rota. Although his boat was siezed by police, he and his crew avopided arrest, listen...

Stopping the war machine in Spain

Feature story | 14 March, 2003 at 1:00

It could be just days before the US goes to war in Iraq and still supplies for the war machine are on route. The Rainbow Warrior blocked the US and Spanish military port of Rota in the south of Spain, trying to stop the US military cargo ship...

Greenpecace activist in Turkey blocks military

Image | 14 March, 2003 at 1:00

Greenpecace activist in Turkey blocks military equipment leaving Iskenderun Harbour for Iraq. The activist was injured by police.

A helicopter from the Guardia Civil hovering

Image | 14 March, 2003 at 1:00

A helicopter from the Guardia Civil hovering over inflatables from the Greenpeace ship Rainbow Warrior at the entry of Rota Naval Base

Fingers on the triggers

Feature story | 13 March, 2003 at 1:00

The US Navy kept more than a close eye on Greenpeace activists this morning as the Coast Guard vessel Dallas left the US and Spanish naval port in Rota. The activists were escorting the vessel out of the port and were immediately pounced on by...

Greenpeace activists protesting in front

Image | 12 March, 2003 at 1:00

Greenpeace activists protesting in front of the US and Spanish naval base in Rota where there is a heavy presence of military vessels and preparations being made for the Gulf.

Greenpeace activists protesting in front

Image | 12 March, 2003 at 1:00

Greenpeace activists protesting in front of the US and Spanish naval base in Rota where there is a heavy presence of military vessels and preparations being made for the Gulf..

Spanish people say no war

Feature story | 11 March, 2003 at 1:00

It is spring in Spain, the sun is shining and the countryside is being covered in a blanket of green, fragrant yellow flowers are growing on gently rolling hills. No wait, those are not hills, they are ammunitions bunkers buried in the ground...

The Rainbow Warrior is in Cadiz in the southwestern

Image | 11 March, 2003 at 1:00

The Rainbow Warrior is in Cadiz in the southwestern part of Spain for its latest stop campaigning against war.

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