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Vets and volunteers help stray dogs of Chernobyl

Vets and volunteers help stray dogs of Chernobyl

The international project to control the numbers and health of stray dogs at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant site has seen vets spay/neuter and vaccinate 130 dogs in a week-long campaign.

Regulation & Safety 17 October 2022


Birdwatching marathon reflects biodiversity near Indian nuclear power plant

Birdwatching marathon reflects biodiversity near Indian nuclear power plant

Ornithology groups have observed more than 160 species of birds around the Kaiga nuclear power plant in Karnataka.

Energy & Environment 20 September 2022


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Falcons feeling at home on ČEZ cooling towers

Falcons feeling at home on ČEZ cooling towers

A record total of 33 falcons were born at power plants in the Czech Republic this year, including three at the Temelin nuclear power plant and four at the Dukovany nuclear power plant.

Other News 05 August 2022


IAEA tests drone to fight disease-carrying mosquitos

IAEA tests drone to fight disease-carrying mosquitos

The IAEA and the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations have successfully tested releasing sterile mosquitos from drones as part of efforts to suppress the insect that spreads Zika and other diseases.

Energy & Environment 19 April 2018


Entergy files suit over Indian Point objection

Entergy files suit over Indian Point objection

Indian Point 48Entergy has asked a US federal court to reject New York State's objection to coastal certification of Indian Point, which it says was intended to block a renewal of the nuclear power plant's operating licence.

Regulation & Safety 21 January 2016


Russia approves nuclear and radiation safety program

Russia approves nuclear and radiation safety program

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.

Nuclear Policies 17 November 2015


Chernobyl supports 'abundant' mammal life, says new study

Chernobyl supports 'abundant' mammal life, says new study

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.

Energy & Environment 06 October 2015


Torsten returned to the wild

Torsten returned to the wild

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

Other News 13 February 2015


Biosphere reserve for Chernobyl

Biosphere reserve for Chernobyl

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

Energy & Environment 07 August 2014


Bradwell welcomes falcon chicks

Bradwell welcomes falcon chicks

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.

Other News 21 June 2013