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Effects the Chernobyl accident caused are evident now?

  1. Jun 28, 2008 #1

    wolram

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    Astronuc

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  4. Jun 28, 2008 #3

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    Re: Chernobyl

    There is a bbc interview with Mary Mycio an enviromental campaigner who wrote a book abiout wildlife thriving inside the 'dead' zone
    http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/womanshour/02/2006_13_wed.shtml
     
  5. Jun 29, 2008 #4

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    Re: Chernobyl

    From the Chernobyl's Legacy report:

    As I read it in general deaths that can be attributed to the Chernobyl radiation are below statistical noise.
     
  6. Jun 29, 2008 #5
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    Sure enough there is quite some controversy about the effects of Chernobyl:

    http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/world/europe/article563041.ece

    http://www.greenpeace.org/international/press/releases/greenpeace-new-study-reveals-d

    But I'd really like to highly recommend this superb article:

    http://jan.ucc.nau.edu/~dmo2/Chesser Baker 06 Chernobyl.pdf

    The most important lesson:

    and from the conclusion:

     
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  7. Jun 29, 2008 #6

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    Re: Chernobyl

    In my own dictionary greenpeace and fearmonger are almost synonyms.
     
  8. Jun 29, 2008 #7

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  9. Jun 30, 2008 #8
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    Right, basically everywhere but in some areas more than others. Who said "knowledge is power" was wrong. sensation and emotion are power.
     
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