Chernobyl nuclear accident

 
The end of the world is nigh – but we can stop it
The end of the world is nigh – but we can stop it
It is hard to stay deaf to the religious overtones of the current talk on climate change and biodiversity loss. The environmentalist talks about an...
Chernobyl - from nuclear ground zero to solar park
Chernobyl - from nuclear ground zero to solar park
Chernobyl is synonymous with the failings of nuclear technology. But the 1986 accident started out due to human error. A late-night stress test on...
Fukushima: Cancer a risk for those in worst hit zone
Fukushima: Cancer a risk for those in worst hit zone
"A breakdown of data, based on age, gender and proximity to the plant, does show a higher cancer risk for those located in the most contaminated parts," Dr Maria Neira, the organisation's director for public health and environment, said in a statement on Tuesday....
Japan holds peaceful march against nuclear power
Japan holds peaceful march against nuclear power
Thousands of Japanese joined a march against nuclear power as worries grow about the restarting of reactors idled after the March 11 meltdown...
Thousands protest against nuclear power in Japan
Thousands protest against nuclear power in Japan
Tens of thousands of demonstrators rallied in Tokyo on Monday calling for an end to nuclear energy in Japan after the March 11 disaster that...
Russia, Ukraine leaders mark Chernobyl disaster
Russia, Ukraine leaders mark Chernobyl disaster
Russian and Ukrainian leaders marked 25 years since the world's worst nuclear disaster on Tuesday as they paid an historic visit to Chernobyl,...
Chernobyl's legacy: No likely return to normality
Chernobyl's legacy: No likely return to normality
Twenty five years on from the world's worst nuclear accident, the number of cancers is rising, there are still restrictions on tens of thousands of...
Japan raises nuclear crisis to same level as Chernobyl
Japan raises nuclear crisis to same level as Chernobyl
Japan raised the severity of its nuclear crisis to the highest level on Tuesday, putting it on a par with the world's worst nuclear disaster at...
Mushroom-picking and fishing: Life in Chernobyl zone
Mushroom-picking and fishing: Life in Chernobyl zone
Ganna Konstantynova (77) lives just 18km from the site of the world's worst nuclear disaster, but happily goes mushroom-picking and grows vegetables in her back garden....
Chernobyl 25 years on: A poisoned landscape
Chernobyl 25 years on: A poisoned landscape
Yuri Tatarchuk has a disconcerting way of demonstrating Chernobyl's grim radioactive legacy. An official guide at the wrecked nuclear power plant,...

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