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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.

 

We are calling for a full assessment of the situation at Tuwaitha and other nuclear sites in Iraq. Find out what we discovered on our trip in June and July 2003.

One member of the Iraq team writes, "How do you tell someone they can't stay in their own home anymore? How do you look someone in the eye when you know that what little they have, they should abandon, even though they have nowhere else to go? We had to do that today. Another day looking for nightmares, another day finding them..."

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Greenpeace volunteers recover the body of

Image | 15 March, 2005 at 0:00

Greenpeace volunteers recover the body of a dead dolphin that has had its stomach cut open, 30 miles south of Plymouth. Greenpeace is in the English Channel protesting against pelagic pair trawlers due to the high numbers of dolphin deaths...

GE Rice contamination

Image | 13 March, 2005 at 0:00

Locations in which GE Rice contamination was documented.

Greenpeace ship Rainbow Warrior

Image | 12 March, 2005 at 0:00

Greenpeace ship Rainbow Warrior, and 28 boats with local activists, stage a flotilla, with a large 'dugong' on top of Henoko reef where a proposed American military base would be built across important dugong habitat. With the planned...

Protest against GM crops in Europe

Image | 10 March, 2005 at 17:34

European citizen protests genetically modified crops in front of the EU Commission.

Greenpeace protests outside the EU environment

Image | 10 March, 2005 at 0:00

Greenpeace protests outside the EU environment ministers' meeting in Brussels against the commercial growing of genetically modified crops in Europe.

Canada's indefensible seal hunt

Feature story | 10 March, 2005 at 0:00

Off Canada's east coast, harp seals are giving birth to their offspring. But their future may be short-lived, as Canada prepares to announce what could be the biggest seal hunt ever. It's a hunt justified by inaccurate, incomplete and...

Boss Guo holds up his hand to prevent from

Image | 9 March, 2005 at 1:00

Boss Guo holds up his hand to prevent from being photographed. Guo is the boss of a small workshop that recycles printer refuse and e-trash in Nanyang, near Guiyu in Guangzhou province

Chinese women dismantle computer circuit

Image | 9 March, 2005 at 1:00

Chinese women dismantle computer circuit boards in an e-waste scrap yard. After sorting the circuit boards they will be burned over open fires to extract metals. The smelting releases large amounts of poisonous gases.

Canadian Seal Hunt: No Management and No Plan

Publication | 9 March, 2005 at 0:00

This report provides an historical and ecological background against which the scientific justifiability and ecological sustainability of the current and proposed future Canadian harp seal hunts can be evaluated. In particular, it documents the...

Young workers "bake" computer motherboards

Image | 8 March, 2005 at 1:00

Young workers "bake" computer motherboards from e-waste in a workshop to remove valuable metals. The baking produces highly dangerous fumes and toxic waste which is then dumped.

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