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No more Chernobyls

Topic | 21 April, 2006 at 15:50

It has been 20 years since the name Chernobyl became the infamous nuclear accident that devastated the lives of millions of people in Western Russia, Belarus and the Ukraine.

Chernobyl radioactive waste returned

Feature story | 24 April, 2006 at 0:00

We have returned a large radioactive reminder of the Chernobyl disaster to the UN body pushing nuclear power. Radioactive soil was placed in the lobby of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) that has been trying to hide the consequences...

Accidents

Topic | 27 June, 2006 at 10:14

Chernobyl death toll grossly underestimated

Feature story | 18 April, 2006 at 0:00

A new Greenpeace report has revealed that the full consequences of the Chernobyl disaster could top a quarter of a million cancer cases and nearly 100,000 fatal cancers.

Mayak: A 50-year tragedy

Publication | 28 September, 2007 at 11:39

29 September, 2007 is the 50th anniversary of the Mayak explosion in Russia, which caused the second largest radiation catastrophe in the world. Mayak, in the Southern Urals 1,400 km east of Moscow, is the biggest nuclear complex in the world.

World Press Photo Awards

Feature story | 10 February, 2006 at 0:00

Two Greenpeace images have won awards at the prestigious World Press Photo Awards. An image depicting the world’s largest river sucked dry by climate change, and another image of the forgotten victims of nuclear power; two children from Belarus,...

Chernobyl field findings - 25 years later

Publication | 7 April, 2011 at 9:00

In the early morning of 26 April 1986, a major nuclear accident occurred in reactor number 4 at the Chernobyl nuclear power station in Ukraine. The reactor’s explosion and subsequent burning went down in history as the world’s worst civilian...

What happened in Chernobyl?

Background | 20 March, 2006 at 12:23

Discover what exactly caused the catastrophic explosion at the Chernobyl plant, how the clean up was conducted at huge human cost, and the current state of the site.

The Chernobyl nuclear disaster: 28 years ago today

Blog entry by Kendra Ulrich | 26 April, 2014 20 comments

Today marks the 28th anniversary of the Chernobyl catastrophe, the worst nuclear disaster in world history. Located in the Ukraine, the massive radioactive releases – 100 times more than the Hiroshima atomic bomb – heavily...

Nuclear nightmares

Feature story | 26 April, 2006 at 0:00

Elena was playing outside 20 years ago. Not far away the Chernobyl reactor was melting down. Since then both her and her sister have had brain cancer. Facts and figures, scientists and politicians, can't tell you the terrible consquences of...

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