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20 Years Later: Chernobyl’s effects are indelible and lastin

The Chernobyl nuclear disaster has left a lot to be desired in Britain, with the ill effects still being felt across the nation.// ....Farmers around North Wales need to be cautious, despite the 20 years gone by, relying on Geiger counters in possession of government inspectors who scan the lambs before they are sold, to check for signs of radiation. It is possible that the lambs could have graz...

Greenpeace Says 93,000 Extra Cancer Deaths Due To Chernobyl Fallout

Greenpeace has rejected the UN findings that claim an extra 4,000 cancer deaths would be attributable to the radioactive fallout of the Chernobyl disaster,// which struck 20 years ago. Instead, the group says that the number of cancer deaths is closer to 93,000. ..Most of these victims would be in Ukraine, Belarus and Russia. The Chernobyl nuclear disaster in April 1986 was one of the worst nu...

Chernobyl Disaster still Causing Cancer

The Chernobyl disaster of two decades ago still holds more than a third of Britain prey to its deadly consequences. Its radioactivity contamination here still continues// to cause cancer in children according to the investigation led by the Independent on Sunday. ....According to official measurements published in the report at least 34 per cent of Britain will continue to remain radioactive for...

Tobaccos Radiation is Very Much Higher Than from Leaves at Chernobyl

The radiation dose from radium and polonium found naturally in tobacco leaves can be a thousand times more than that from the caesium-137 soaked up by the leaves from the Chernobyl nuclear accident area, a Greek researcher has said. ......Constantin Papastefanou from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in Greece measured radioactivity in tobacco leaves from across the country and calculated...
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