33 Years After The Irradiation Chernobyl Might Be The Best Populated Wilderness In Europe

Quite how robust nature and the ecosystem is can be seen in this report from the exclusion zone around Chernobyl. For while the radiation from the accident did no one any good at that time the exclusion – in large part – of all humans from the area has meant that the wildlife has come back. We’re actually closest to seeing what a truly wild environment is like in fact. It’s actually rather remarkable how much there is:

Chernobyl has become a refuge for wildlife 33 years after the nuclear accident

Reactor number four of the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant suffered an explosion during a technical test on April 26, 1986.…

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Chernobyl Made Lots Of Noise, Few Harmed – Like Cambridge Analytica And Facebook Privacy

The Guardian tells us that Cambridge Analytica was the Chernobyl of privacy. Which could well be true even if that’s not what The Guardian actually means. What they do mean is that it was some appalling, earthshattering, event which should entirely and completely remake our world. When actually Chernobyl was a bad nuclear accident that affected very few people. Certainly, it killed directly fewer people than a minor dam collapse and we don’t normally tend to think of hydro power as being existentially dangerous.…

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