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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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Do you have the balls to boycott Esso?

Image | 23 June, 2002 at 1:00

Do you have the balls to boycott Esso?

Greenpeace StopEsso campaign.

Image | 23 June, 2002 at 1:00

Greenpeace StopEsso campaign.

What is Esso afraid of?

Feature story | 23 June, 2002 at 0:00

ExxonMobil is worried about the reputation of its brand, and is attempting to sue Greenpeace to protect it.

Russian nuclear dump plan condemned

Feature story | 21 June, 2002 at 0:00

Russia's nuclear regulator has rejected its nuclear ministry's plans to turn the country into a nuclear dump for the world.

Greenpeace activists in Nordenham paint 'Save

Image | 20 June, 2002 at 1:00

Greenpeace activists in Nordenham paint 'Save Ancient Forests Now' on logs stored at the port.

NAFTA to study GMO contamination

Feature story | 20 June, 2002 at 0:00

The genetic contamination of maize in Mexico's Oaxaca state is a serious hazard for biodiversity in this region, a world centre of genetic diversity for the crop. Now a commission of NAFTA (North America Free Trade Agreement) has agreed to study...

Forest destruction protested in run-up to G8

Feature story | 20 June, 2002 at 0:00

Today one hundred activists in the important German harbour of Nordenham protested the import of timber from ancient forests.

Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs)

Publication | 19 June, 2002 at 0:00

A guide and analysis to assist countries with implementation of the treaty.

Ship ruled toxic waste

Feature story | 19 June, 2002 at 0:00

Today the highest court in the Netherlands ruled that a ship containing asbestos, heavy metals and other toxic material should be classified as toxic waste.

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