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The ecological effects of the Chernobyl disaster

Nearly 20 years ago Reactor number 4 at Chernobyl exploded, sending radiation across a large region of what is now the Ukraine, Belarus, and Russia. Some 40 radionucleotides were released into the environment, including Strontium 90 (90Sr) and Cesium 137 (137Cs). Yet despite radiation levels dangerous to humans, most natural areas in the region have rebounded, and by ecological standards, are fun...

Chernobyl: The true scale of the accident

20 years later a UN report provides definitive answers and ways to repair lives .. .. . The new numbers are presented in a land...
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