April, 23 years ago…

It is April 25th 1986 Technicians at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in Ukraine are ordered to test the safety emergency reactor core cooling system on the Number 4 reactor. The test is delayed during the day. The night shift operators arrive at midnight but are unprepared to carry out the test. Click here to … Continue reading

Solemn protest against BNPP revival marks Chernobyl anniversary

Greenpeace today marked the anniversary of the world’s worst nuclear power plant disaster with a solemn candle-lighting ceremony to protest the proposed revival of the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant (BNPP). Calling for safe energy for the Philippines , supporters and volunteers of the environment group lit more than 2,000 candles which spell the words “No … Continue reading

Remember Chernobyl

You’re cordially invited to the commemorative activity for the victims and survivors of the Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster. It will be held on Saturday, 25 April, 4:00 to 7:00 PM at the Batayog ng mga Bayani Memorial Center, Quezon Avenue near EDSA.

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 … Continue reading

The youth of Bataan says: “No to BNPP!”

This is a video made by some youths in Bataan in opposition to the proposed operationalization of the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant

Fallout: the human cost of nuclear catastrophe exhibit

Greenpeace and Great Work Movement of Malate Church hosteda photo exhibit entitled: Fallout: the human cost of nuclear catastrophe. Below are photographs from the exhibit taken by AC Dimatatac of Greenpeace Click here to read a blog post about the photo exhibit