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

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.

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.

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.

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