Showing posts with label Chernobyl. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Chernobyl. Show all posts

Thursday, April 26, 2018

L'Ukraine marque le 32e anniversaire de la catastrophe de Tchernobyl

la catastrophe de Tchernobyl
L'Ukraine commémorait jeudi le 32e anniversaire de la catastrophe de Tchernobyl, pire accident nucléaire de l'histoire qui a contaminé une bonne partie de l'Europe mais surtout l'Ukraine, le Bélarus et la Russie, alors républiques soviétiques.

Friday, June 30, 2017

Radiation levels spike amid wildfire in Ukraine's Chernobyl exclusion zone

Ukraine’s ministry of environment on Thursday detected radiation levels 2.5 times above average after a wildfire approached a nuclear waste storage facility in Ukraine’s Chernobyl exclusion zone, the area most affected by the world’s worst nuclear disaster.

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Ukraine to put new Chernobyl safety cover into operation

A new protective cover over the destroyed Chernobyl nuclear reactor No.4, which was erected in November 2016, will be put into operation this year, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko announced on Wednesday.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Ukraine, Belarus leaders mark Chernobyl anniversary

The presidents of Ukraine and Belarus toured the site of the Chernobyl plant to mark 31 years since the world's worst civil nuclear accident spewed radiation across Europe.

Saturday, April 08, 2017

Chernobyl zone becomes biosphere reserve as wildlife flourishes

The Ukrainian government has recently declared the territory around Chernobyl nuclear power plant as a biosphere reserve because wildlife in the abandoned area is flourishing without human presence.

Friday, November 11, 2016

Ukraine to cover destroyed Chernobyl reactor with confinement soon

Ukraine will cover the destroyed Chernobyl reactor No.4 with a new protective confinement -- the Arch, in the near future, Minister of Ecology and Natural Resources Ostap Semerak announced on Thursday.

Sunday, August 07, 2016

Ukraine plans huge solar power plant at Chernobyl site

Imagine one of the largest solar farms ever at the site of the world's worst man-made nuclear disaster that struck Chernobyl in modern-day Ukraine and sowed panic across Europe.

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

EU pledges 20 mln euros to nuclear safety account fund

The European Commission on Monday pledged around 20 million euros (22.6 million US dollars) to the Nuclear Safety Account (NSA) fund, among efforts to step up contribution to nuclear safety.

MayisGeoInfo eco Energy news (May 2016)

Ukraine has held memorial services to mark the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster.

In the early hours of 26 April 1986, a botched test at the nuclear plant in then-Soviet Ukraine triggered a meltdown that spewed deadly clouds of atomic material into the atmosphere, forcing tens of thousands of people from their homes.....
30th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster


Friday, April 22, 2016

Exploring Chernobyl's forbidden zone

Chernobyl, a place replete with horrific memories in northern Ukraine, close to Belarus, is now open to tourists, almost 30 years to the date after a nuclear power plant there exploded. It was the worst nuclear accident in human history.

Thursday, October 08, 2015

Wild animals have returned to Chernobyl despite radiation

Nearly 30 years after the world's largest nuclear accident, the Chernobyl site now looks less like a disaster zone and more like a nature preserve, teeming with elk, roe deer, red deer, wild boar, and wolves, researchers said Monday.

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Ukrainian rescuers fail to put out fire in Chernobyl exclusion zone

Rescuers have been unable to extinguish fire in the exclusion zone of the Chernobyl nuclear plant for the third day in a row, Ukraine’s State Emergency Service said on Tuesday.

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Chernobyl NPP wildfire fully put out. Radiation levels in the fire zone and Kiev are normal (Ukraine's Emergencies State Service)

The forest wildfire that broke out in the Chernobyl NPP Exclusion Zone has been fully put out, the press service of Ukraine's Emergencies State Service said on Wednesday.

Ukrainian Interior Ministry Says Wildfire Stopped From Reaching Chernobyl

Earlier in the day, Ukraine’s Interior Minister Arsen Avakov said the fire near the disaster site had spread across some 400 hectares. Interior Troops and the National Guard were put on high alert.

Not enough equipment for effort to put out fire near Chernobyl NPP (Ukrainian PM)

A serious lack of firefighting equipment hinders the struggle with a forest fire in the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant Exclusion Zone that started earlier Tuesday, Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatsenyuk told journalists upon return from the fire area.

Saturday, May 17, 2014

Τσερνομπίλ: η ιστορία πίσω από την καταστροφή με διεθνείς συνέπειες. - Όταν χτύπησε ο συναγερμός στο Φόρσμακ, νωρίς το πρωί στις 28 Απριλίου 1986

Ο συναγερμός χτύπησε στο Φόρσμαρκ της Σουηδίας, το δεύτερο μεγαλύτερο εργοστάσιο πυρηνικής ενέργειας, όταν ένας από τους υπαλλήλους πέρασε τη συσκευή παρακολούθησης ακτινοβολίας καθώς επέστρεφε από την τουαλέτα. Όταν οι ειδικοί ανακάλυψαν ότι η ακτινοβολία προερχόταν από τα παπούτσια του φοβήθηκαν ότι είχε γίνει ατύχημα στη μονάδα παραγωγής. Λίγο αργότερα κατάλαβαν ότι η πηγή της ακτινοβολίας ήταν 1.100χλμ μακριά, στο Τσερνομπίλ.

Friday, April 25, 2014

Ban marks Chernobyl anniversary with call for greater support for recovery efforts

UN, 25 April 2014 –“This is an opportunity to pay tribute to the emergency workers who responded, remember the more than 330,000 people who were evacuated from contaminated regions, and stand in solidarity with the millions who still live in the affected areas in Belarus, the Russian Federation and Ukraine,” said a statement issued by the spokesperson for the Secretary-General.
The explosion that occurred at Chernobyl on 26 April, 1986 marked the worst nuclear power plant accident in history. The United Nations has played an important role in addressing the challenges faced by affected communities, and remains committed to the UN Action Plan on Chernobyl until 2016.

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