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Returning to the Sundarbans

Blog entry by Elaine | 1 December, 2009 1 comment

Photographer Peter Caton returned to the Sundarbans six months after cyclone Aila. While he was there he showed the sinking Sundarbans photo-essay to the people there. Here's his story: I was quite nervous to show the people of...

Tritium poisoning at India’s Kaiga nuclear reactor

Blog entry by Justin | 1 December, 2009 2 comments

Over 55 workers at the Kaiga Generation Station in Karnataka were exposed to an excessive radiation dosage when they drank from a water cooler. How did it happen? The water had been mixed with tritium which is a radioactive form of...

Nuclear News: Democrats Change Tune on Nuclear Energy

Blog entry by Justin | 1 December, 2009

Today's big stories from the nuclear industry: Democrats Change Tune on Nuclear Energy ‘During the 2008 presidential campaign, it was Sen. John McCain, not then Sen. Barack Obama, who touted nuclear power. Obama, for the most...

Countdown to Copenhagen

Blog entry by abi | 1 December, 2009 4 comments

Right now, Copenhagen in Denmark is a very busy place. More delegates, journalists and observers are arriving to take part in the United Nations climate summit next week, but Greenpeace youth is already here! We are an international...

Radioactive contamination: as in Niger, so in Brazil

Blog entry by Justin | 30 November, 2009

Just in case you thought the radioactive contamination found close to uranium mines was peculiar only to Niger … … Brazil’s Brazilian Nuclear Industries (INB) has just been fined $1 million for covering up a leak of...

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