It’s been a long time since the accident at Chernobyl but the scientific arguments over the long-lasting effect of radiation on the local wildlife continues. Local ecologists claim that the wildlife is flourishing and now humans are no longer living in the region the wildlife is doing better than ever. On the other side a clique of scientists headed predominately by [...]
More research has been published which indicates that the wildlife of Chernobyl is thriving and recovering from the devastating nuclear accident. This study found that the aquatic life of the regions lakes are doing well. Life is not just doing well it’s flourishing.
All across the world there’s research projects that we, as tourists, can pay and join. The funds raised by these green holidays can play a big role in funding the more serious research and conservation work of scientists and conservationists. This year the Ukrainian authorities opened up the Chernobyl exclusion zone officially to tourists. Could [...]
Amazingly it’s 25 years to the day that the Chernobyl nuclear reactor in the Ukraine blew up and the greatest nuclear accident in history occurred. It certainly does not feel like a quarter of a century has passed and the site is still under quarantine. There’s still a 19 mile exclusion zone around the remains [...]
Twenty four years ago on 26th April 1986 the worlds worst industrial accident happen when Reactor 4 at Chernobyl Power Station exploded. It was and still is the only Stage 7 accident on the International Nuclear Event Scale. Such was it’s impact that there are still hill farms in the UK that are still under [...]