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No more Chernobyls

Topic | 21 April, 2006 at 17:50

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 2:00

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 12:14

Nuclear Scars

Publication | 9 March, 2016 at 8:00

It is 30 years since the beginning of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster. It is also five years since the Fukushima disaster began. To mark these anniversaries, Greenpeace has commissioned substantial reviews of scientific studies examining the...

World Press Photo Awards

Feature story | 10 February, 2006 at 1:00

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 status report reveals a catalogue of failures and ongoing nuclear risks

Press release | 14 April, 2016 at 16:19

Hamburg, 14 April 2016 – Thirty years after the world’s worst nuclear disaster efforts to manage the damaged Chernobyl reactor are still in preliminary stages, leaving local people, visitors and wildlife at risk. These are the findings of a new...

High radiation risks in Fukushima village as government prepares to lift evacuation...

Press release | 21 February, 2017 at 6:35

Tokyo, 21 February 2017 - The Japanese government will soon lift evacuation orders for 6,000 citizens of iitate village in Fukushima prefecture where radiation levels in nearby forests are comparable to the current levels within the Chernobyl...

Lost health and homes: the legacies of Chernobyl and Fukushima

Press release | 9 March, 2016 at 8:10

Moscow, Kiev, 9 March 2016 - Survivors of Chernobyl are still eating food with radioactive contamination above permissible limits thirty years after the nuclear catastrophe forced hundreds of thousands of people from their homes.

Chernobyl, 29 years on: A race against time

Blog entry by Kendra Ulrich | 26 April, 2015 19 comments

Today, 26 April 2015, marks the 29th anniversary of the worst nuclear disaster in world history – the Chernobyl catastrophe. And unfortunately, preventing further major releases of radioactivity into the environment seems to be a race...

Mayak: A 50-year tragedy

Publication | 28 September, 2007 at 13:39

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.

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