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No more Chernobyls

Hub | April 22, 2006 at 1:50

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.

We’ve had enough of eating and breathing Chernobyl

Blog entry by Rashid Alimov | April 11, 2016

I’m in the Bryansk region of Russia. Despite being over 180 kilometres from Chernobyl and thirty years after the disaster, my geiger counter still picks up elevated levels of radiation.   This invisible radiation hazard is a...

15 things you didn't know about Chernobyl

Blog entry by Celine Mergan | April 11, 2016

In the early morning of April 26th, 1986, reactor four of the Chernobyl nuclear station exploded. It caused what the United Nations has called "the greatest environmental catastrophe in the history of humanity." Chernobyl was the...

What's the damage?

Page | April 27, 2006 at 1:10

Populations and individuals around the world have been affected by the increase of radioactive materials in the global ecosystem. Cancers, birth defects, genetic damage, lowered immunity to diseases: these are only some of the potential effects...

Fukushima, One Year After...

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | March 12, 2012

Today our thoughts are once more with the people of Japan; our condolences are with those who lost their loved ones and our admiration is with those who are valiantly rebuilding their lives and communities one year after the...

Greenpeace Blocks Construction at France’s Flamanville Nuclear Reactor

Blog entry by Justin | May 5, 2011

At dawn on Monday this week (local time), Greenpeace activists began blocking the construction of the European Pressurized Reactor (EPR) being built at Flamanville, France. Two trucks were anchored to the ground, blockading the...

Nuclear crisis in Japan worsens and effects depend on wind

Blog entry by Andrew Davies | March 16, 2011

Forecast of wind direction from the state meteorological service of Austria - ©zamg Record high levels of radiation have now been found near the Fukushima 1, nuclear facility following explosions at its number 1, 2, 3 and 4...

Fukushima nuclear disaster updates - 11 March 2011

Blog entry by Andrew Davies | March 12, 2011

NOTE: Latest updates and background can be found on our main Fukushima nuclear disaster page . Update 22:20 GMT - Having suffered the devastation of the tsunami and natures wrath the residents of Fukishima have spent today...

Are you at risk of a nuclear accident? Greenpeace map shows millions are

Blog entry by Justin McKeating | March 6, 2012

More than 400 nuclear reactors operate around the world right now. Thankfully in New Zealand we have none but if you live elsewhere there’s a very good chance that you, your family members or your friends around the world live close...

Serious concerns remain for safety in Fukushima

Blog entry by Andrew Davies | March 13, 2011

zoom 12 March 2011 Satilite image of Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear facility Copyright DigitalGlobe We remain extremely concerned for the safety of workers at and the community surrounding damaged nuclear plants in...

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