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Nuclear testing

Background | 12 September, 2011 at 18:48

After Greenpeace protests at the test site, France ends its atmospheric nuclear testing programme in the South Pacific.

Accidents

Topic | 27 June, 2006 at 12:14

Marshall Islands takes on the nuclear-armed states, for all our sakes

Blog entry by Daniel Simons and Jen Maman | 19 November, 2014 1 comment

“The day the sun rose twice”. That's how 1 March 1954 was recorded in the history of Rongelap, a tiny atoll in the Pacific Ocean, part of the Marshall Islands. Early that morning, shortly after the sun rose in the east, a second sun...

Can the world come to its senses on nuclear weapons?

Blog entry by Bunny McDiarmid | 29 August, 2017 3 comments

Looking back, one of the key moments that was to define both my professional and personal path was the moment I stepped onto the small atoll of Rongelap, in the Pacific Ocean. It was 17 May 1985 and I was 24 years old. At first...

Ending the nuclear weapons age

Feature story | 15 February, 2013 at 12:00

The exact number of nuclear weapons situated across the world is shrouded in mystery, but whatever the number, North Korea's underground test this week is a grim reminder of the devastation and destruction these weapons could unleash.

Pacific islands continue to suffer nuclear injustice with latest plutonium transport

Feature story | 13 July, 2002 at 2:00

Pacific islands have been nuclear testing and dumping grounds for many years. Islands have been evacuated, the people plagued by birth defects and cancer. And the nuclear injustice continues even now as weapons-usable plutonium is transported...

Greenpeace Draft treaty banning fissile materials

Publication | 5 May, 2004 at 2:00

If you want something done right, you've just got to do it yourself. Since the nuclear weapons states party to the Non-Proliferation Treaty haven't made good the promise of moving us toward a world without nuclear weapons, we took it upon...

Conference on Disarmament

Background | 10 April, 2006 at 16:07

The Conference on Disarmament (CD) in Geneva now includes 66 states. It was established in 1979 as the world's sole multilateral disarmament negotiating forum and successfully negotiated the Chemical Weapons Convention (1992) and the...

Peace in the Middle East

Background | 18 April, 2006 at 12:06

Stability in the Middle East region remains elusive due to the lack of serious action and pressure for resuming the Middle East peace process on the part of key states.

Reactors

Background | 27 June, 2006 at 12:14

All commercial nuclear reactors of the present generation are based on designs originally developed for military plutonium production or for the propulsion of nuclear submarines or other navy vessels. Although there are different ways of...

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