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Atlas des dépôts de césium 137 en Europe après l’accident de Tchernobyl, rapport EUR 16733, Bureau des publications de la Communauté européenne, Luxembourg, 1996. Adapted from Le Monde Diplomatique, July 2000
Uploaded on Sunday 26 Feb 2012
Radiation from Chernobyl
Philippe Rekacewicz, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
What do the Chernobyl disaster, the Three Gorges dam in China and the spread of the Sahel have in common? In each case natural and manmade influences have forced thousands, sometimes millions of people, to leave their land or country of origin.