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Russia approves nuclear and radiation safety program

Nuclear Policies

17 November 2015

The Russian government has approved the federal target program (FTP) for nuclear and radiation safety for 2016-2020 and the period up to 2030, Russian news agency Nuclear.Ru reported today, citing an unnamed source at Rosatom.

Torsten returned to the wild

Other News

13 February 2015

Torsten 79x48A seal named Torsten has been released after a three-month stay in an intake pond at Sweden's Oskarshamn nuclear power plant.

Bradwell welcomes falcon chicks

Other News

21 June 2013

Bradwell Peregrine Falcans 48Decommissioning work plans at the UK's shuttered Bradwell nuclear power plant have been adjusted so as not to disturb a clutch of peregrine falcon chicks. The nestlings recently hatched on top of one of the two reactor buildings.

Chernobyl supports 'abundant' mammal life, says new study

Energy and Environment

06 October 2015

A scientific study has for the first time demonstrated that, regardless of potential radiation effects on individual animals, the Chernobyl exclusion zone supports an abundant mammal community after nearly three decades of chronic radiation exposures. The study, conducted by scientists from Belarus, Japan, the UK and the USA was published yesterday in the journal Current Biology.

Biosphere reserve for Chernobyl

Energy and Environment

07 August 2014

Pripyat wildlife 48Ukraine expects to prepare soon a draft presidential decree on establishing a biosphere reserve in the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone.

Peach Bottom recognised for habitat work

Energy and Environment

06 January 2011

Staff at Exelon's Peach Bottom nuclear power station have been recognised by the Wildlife Habitat Council for their work in creating wildlife preservation areas and helping to stem the global tide of biodiversity loss.