Fallout from a Soviet nuclear weapons test at Semipalatinsk in August 1956 resulted in more than 600 people ending up in hospital with radiation sickness, four times the amount from Chernobyl. MailOnline India Also reported by •MailOnline
Experts caution that the conflict in Eastern Ukraine could soon get a whole lot hotter as huge volumes of chlorine gas being stored near the fighting threaten a massive and deadly release of the toxic.. FOXNews.com
An earthquake of magnitude 5.6 has struck near the Japanese city of Fukushima, in the north east of the country. The nearby nuclear plant is not said to have been affected. The ‘quake’s epicentre.. Source: Euronews English -
The New Safe Confinement (NSC) arch was slid into place today at the Chernobyl nuclear plant in a milestone operation towards transforming the site of the 1986 nuclear accident.
The European Bank for.. nuclear24
A Japanese court today ruled for the first time that the government bears responsibility for the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster and ordered it and the plant operator to pay damages, officials and news.. Deccan Herald
Fukushima prefecture’s Azuma Baseball Stadium will host at least one baseball and softball match during the 2020 Summer Olympics, Tokyo organizing president Yoshiro Mori said on Friday.
The.. Huffington Post
MOSCOW (AP) " The Supreme Court of Belarus on Thursday upheld a lower court decision ordering The Associated Press' Minsk correspondent to write a letter to AP management denying facts in a story last.. New Zealand Herald
Tuzla, Bosnia And Herzegovina (AFP) March 15, 2017
Stuck between a landfill and a coal-fired power plant, residents of the Bosnian village of Divkovici are dying of asphyxia, poisoned by some of the.. Terra Daily
The Chernobyl nuclear disaster still remains the largest man-made catastrophe that has ever happened on Earth. Its negative consequences for nature and humans are difficult to overestimate. The.. PRAVDA
Watch VideoNuclear disasters can have weird effects on animals — including making them thrive.
That's the case with boars across Fukushima. The prefecture's radiation levels rose drastically in.. Newsy
Six years after the Fukushima Daichi nuclear disaster — a major nuclear meltdown brought on by an earthquake and tsunami hitting Fukushima, Japan — some residents who fled the area are getting the.. Huffington Post
Via Yvette Tan of Mashable.com,
*The robots sent in to investigate the nuclear fallout at Fukushima just aren't good enough.*
Tokyo Electric Power Company's (TEPCO) head of.. Zero Hedge Also reported by •Mashable
Sometimes it's worth going far off the beaten path. Photo-sharing app EyeEm recently hosted a contest asking their members to submit shots from their most interesting travel experiences.
The.. Business Insider
The AstroRad Radiation Shield has been devised by Tel Aviv-based StemRad, which has already produced and marketed a belt to protect rescue workers from harmful gamma ray radiation emitted in nuclear.. Zee News Also reported by •DNA
Via Howard Kunstler of Kunstler.com,
We need a new civil war like we need a hole in the head. But that’s just it: *America has a hole in its head.* It’s the place formerly known as The Center... Zero Hedge
· *Humanity will face an energy crisis as the world's population rapidly grows.*
· *Nuclear power plants can generate bountiful, carbon-free electricity, but their solid fuel is problematic, and.. Business Insider
Thirty years after a reactor exploded at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine, radiation is still turning up in some unexpected places: for instance, in the wild boars tramping through the.. The Verge