Remember Chernobyl

The Chernobyl catastrophe released one hundred times more radiation than the atom bombs dropped over Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Yet many seem to just dismiss the accident as a part of history and forget what large doses of radiation actually do to human lives. Sadly, focussing solely on the disputed statistics of Chernobyl has dehumanised what happened.

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  1. Mark says:

    Unfortunately, many people believe that nuclear power is now inherently safe and that another Chernobyl-like accident is impossible. Between that thought and time, Chernobyl has become a somewhat forgotten event. It also seems that most college students today, much less younger kids, have not even heard about Chernobyl, which is a real shame.

    I personally visited the Chernobyl area for two days in June 2006 with a friend who is a former resident of Pripyat. We toured the Chernobyl Plant (including the Reactor 4 control room), several of the abandoned villages, and Pripyat. I have posted a photo journal of my trip at:

    My Journey to Chernobyl: 20 Years After the Disaster

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