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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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Daily Planet

Image | 12 September, 2002 at 1:00

Daily Planet, 12th September 2002, 'No more shipments of Terror'

The Rainbow Warrior

Image | 12 September, 2002 at 1:00

The Rainbow Warrior, accompanied by the nuclear-free seas flotilla, depart Dublin, Ireland.

Turn the lights off and feel your way to

Image | 10 September, 2002 at 1:00

Turn the lights off and feel your way to a cleaner, greener planet.

Eco-sex guide

Feature story | 10 September, 2002 at 0:00

Are you wondering what more you can do to help the planet? You take your bike to work, eat organic, but want to do more. At long last we have looked into one of humanity’s favourite pastimes and uncovered the passion that can make a difference...

Plutonium ships spotted

Feature story | 10 September, 2002 at 0:00

A year on from the September 11th attacks and it seems some governments have learnt nothing about true global security. Two ships carrying weapons-useable plutonium are nearing the end of a journey half way around the world, through waters of...

Nuclear Meltdown

Feature story | 9 September, 2002 at 0:00

The lid has finally been blown off the nuclear industry’s chamber of secrets. Coverups, bankruptcies and insolvencies, safety lapses and failures in plant security have been on the roll call in the last week alone. And all this as the most...

Stopping PVC

Feature story | 6 September, 2002 at 0:00

PVC doesn't look dangerous in the shop -- but look closely.

The Future, Powered by?

Feature story | 6 September, 2002 at 0:00

While government delegates returned home from the failed Earth Summit, some of the dirty industry lobbyists that ensured that no action was taken by the Summit hot footed it to the World Petroleum Congress taking place in Rio de Janeiro. Yes, the...

Greenpeace activists hung a banner across

Image | 5 September, 2002 at 1:00

Greenpeace activists hung a banner across the arms of the Christ statue on Corcovado in Rio de Janeiro to protest against the world leaders' failure to secure the future of the planet.

Greenpeace activists climbed a bridge spanning

Image | 4 September, 2002 at 1:00

Greenpeace activists climbed a bridge spanning oil pipes from the Sapref oil facility operated by Shell and BP.

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