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Long-term wildlife impacts at Chornobyl, Fukushima may yield ‘a new ecology’

The world’s two worst nuclear accidents, in Ukraine and Japan, along with the human exclusion zones around them, are informing scientists about radiation effects, and how ecosystems evolve with less pressure from people.
Why ultra-green Germany turned its back on nuclear energy

Why ultra-green Germany turned its back on nuclear energy

Can a country be a climate leader without nuclear power?
For Chernobyl survivors, new Ukraine nuclear risk stirs dread
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For Chernobyl survivors, new Ukraine nuclear risk stirs dread

They lived through what is considered the worst nuclear disaster in history. As fighting rages around the Zaporizhzhia plant, they fear another one.

At Chernobyl plant, Ukrainians survey damage done by Russians

At Chernobyl plant, Ukrainians survey damage done by Russians

During their month-long occupation, Russian soldiers and scientists stole everything from critical monitoring equipment to fire extinguishers.
‘Atoms and Ashes,’ a frightening tour of six nuclear accidents

‘Atoms and Ashes,’ a frightening tour of six nuclear accidents

Serhii Plokhy writes about Three Mile Island, Chernobyl and other disasters, and about the common impulse among governments “to hide information and, later, to spin or distort it.”
The dangerous business of decommissioning America’s nuclear plants

The dangerous business of decommissioning America’s nuclear plants

Accidents at New Jersey’s Oyster Creek power plant have spurred calls for stricter oversight of the burgeoning nuclear decommissioning industry.
Ukraine’s nuclear power plants caught in the crossfire of war with Russia

Ukraine’s nuclear power plants caught in the crossfire of war with Russia

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has triggered fears of another nuclear power disaster in the region, 36 years after the world’s largest nuclear accident. 
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