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30 Years After Chernobyl, World’s Worst Nuclear Disaster, U.S. Activists Warn of Ongoing Risks

Democracy Now! Published on Apr 26, 2016 http://democracynow.org – We are on the road in New Mexico, home to Los Alamos and the birthplace of the nuclear age. The atomic bombs used in World War II were designed and developed … Continue reading

Chernobyl Investigation:The health effects of radiation contaminated food in the Ukraine

GreenpeaceVideo Published on Apr 26, 2016 A team of Greenpeace visits Ukraine in the Rokytne District, Rivne Region, to investigate the consequences of the Chernobyl catastrophe. In this clip Nataliya Brychka, Head of Outpatient Clinic, Central District Hospital, talks about … Continue reading

Investigation: Chernobyl Contamination in Food Products, Ukraine

GreenpeaceVideo Published on Apr 26, 2016 A team of Greenpeace visits the Bryansk region in Russia, to investigate the consequences of the Chernobyl catastrophe. Thirty years after the nuclear disaster, five million people still live in contaminated areas. In this … Continue reading

World’s Most Exotic Tourism Destination? Chernobyl

VOA News Published on Apr 25, 2016 Thirty years after the 1986 Chernobyl explosion, that threatened much of Europe with a radio acticve cloud, the site of the nuclear disaster has become a popular tourism attraction, especially for foreigners. VOA’s … Continue reading

Containing Chernobyl Radiation Continues 30 Years After Explosion

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gzxx978b930 VOA News Published on Apr 25, 2016 April 26 marks the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster. Hundreds were killed following the explosion and it’s estimated that thousands more have died from cancers caused by the radiation. Henry … Continue reading

Ukraine: Chernobyl disaster visiting on the 30th anniversary

Al Jazeera English Published on Apr 25, 2016 It was a three-day evacuation that turned into a decades-long exile. On the morning of April 26, 1986, no one could yet tell that a meltdown at the Chernobyl plant in Ukraine … Continue reading

Chernobyl, three decades on

Radiation sign at Chernobyl image via Shutterstock. From: Steven Powell, University of South Carolina  Published April 26, 2016 06:45 AM It was 30 years ago that a meltdown at the V. I. Lenin Nuclear Power Station in the former Soviet … Continue reading

Nuclear: 15 Things You Didn’t Know About Chernobyl

Celine Mergan, Greenpeace International | April 15, 2016 10:30 am In the early morning of April 26, 1986, reactor four of the Chernobyl nuclear station exploded. It caused what the United Nations has called “the greatest environmental catastrophe in the … Continue reading

Thirty Years On, Chernobyl Evacuees Yearn to Return to ‘Death Zone’

VOA News Published on Apr 22, 2016 April 26 marks the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster – when a reactor at a nuclear power plant in then Soviet-controlled Ukraine exploded, releasing huge amounts of radiation. 116,000 people living around … Continue reading

Beyond Nuclear – Chernobyl+30 Fukushima+5

Leading international experts and compelling short films will headline a May 3rd Beyond Nuclear event in Washington, DC to mark the anniversaries of the Chernobyl and Fukushima nuclear disasters. Full program. Beyond Nuclear and the Goethe-Institut, DC will co-host an … Continue reading