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Chernobyl Disaster

Radioactive Boars Rule Abandoned Japanese Towns In Wake Of Fukushima Disaster

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 03.10.2017 | Green

Six years after the Fukushima Daichi nuclear disaster — a major nuclear meltdown brought on by an earthquake and tsunami hitting Fukushima, Japan ...

Ukraine Remembers Chernobyl Disaster Victims 30 Years On

Reuters | Alexandra Ma | Posted 04.26.2016 | World

KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine held memorial services on Tuesday to mark the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster which permanently poisoned s...

30 Years After the Chernobyl Disaster, a Nuclear Menace Still Hides in Plain Sight

Ioana Moldovan | Posted 04.26.2016 | World
Ioana Moldovan

Today, it is mostly silence that surrounds the abandoned buildings that stand as testimony to the hasty departure.

Stunning Photos Of Norway's Reindeer Hide A Radioactive Secret

The Huffington Post | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 02.29.2016 | World

Nearly three decades have passed since the devastating meltdown at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Pripyat, Ukraine. Yet, all these years later t...

Decades After Chernobyl, Wildlife Thriving Inside Exclusion Zone

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 10.05.2015 | Science

In a wide departure from the notion that Chernobyl's exclusion zone is an inhospitable, desolate tundra, researchers have found animal populations are...

Pictures of Chernobyl Prove It's Still Haunting, Nearly 30 Years Later

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 04.07.2014 | Travel

After last month's tasteless Top Gear episode with a Chernobyl challenge and a recent Smithsonian article about forests around Chernobyl not decaying ...

PHOTOS: Living Near Chernobyl

The Huffington Post | Eline Gordts | Posted 04.26.2013 | World

The night of April 26, 1986, a sudden surge of power in Unit 4 of the nuclear power plant in Chernobyl, Ukraine, caused the largest nuclear disaster t...

26 Years Later: Remembering Chernobyl

The Huffington Post | Tara Kelly | Posted 04.26.2012 | Green

On April 26, 1986, at 1:23 a.m., Chernobyl's reactor #4 exploded, resulting in the worst nuclear disaster the world has ever known. The explosion l...

Burying The Beast: French Companies Build Giant Shield Over Chernobyl Reactor

Le Figaro/Worldcrunch | Pierre Avril | Posted 10.11.2011 | World

A quarter-century after the deadly 1986 disaster, Chernobyl's infamous fourth reactor continues to emit harmful radiation. Two French firms are curren...

Chernobyl: The Discord's in the Details

Patrick McGinnis | Posted 09.19.2011 | Travel
Patrick McGinnis

When Pripyat was abandoned, its citizens were given only a few hour's notice before they were compelled to leave. It has remained empty since that time and is now, in essence, a time capsule of Soviet life.

Chernobyl: 25 Years Later, A 'Vision Of Apocalypse'

Posted 06.11.2011 | World

PRYPYAT, Ukraine (Reuters) - Only a Hollywood doomsday movie can prepare a visitor for Prypyat, the ghost town at the epicenter of the world's worst n...

WATCH: 25 Years Later, Chernobyl Remains 'Not Good For Life'

The Huffington Post | Joanna Zelman | Posted 05.30.2011 | Green

The catastrophic ramifications of Chernobyl’s nuclear disaster are still felt twenty-five years later. In light of the unfolding nuclear crisis in J...

Chernobyl-Like Disaster Not Expected In Japan

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

BRUSSELS (Elizabeth Piper) – Japan should not expect a repeat of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster after an explosion blew the roof off one of its nucl...

Stunning Photos Of Chernobyl 25 Years Later

Posted 09.19.2011 | Green

From iLCP: This year marks the 25th Anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster. At 1:23am on April 26th, 1986, operators in the control room of...