Chernobyl and Fukushima, New Wildlife Sanctuaries or Cemeteries for Animals Fleeing Humans?
Thirty-four years ago, on 26 April 1986, the explosion of reactor number 4 at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant took place. The worst nuclear accident in history immediately killed 10 km2 of pine trees around the plant. The so-called Chernobyl Exclusion Zone was dubbed the “dead zone”. Are Chernobyl and Fukushima new wildlife sanctuaries or cemeteries for animals fleeing humans? Discover more here.