Nuclear and non-humans

Nallamala Uranium Mine Will Destroy India’s Second Largest Tiger Reserve

Nallamala Uranium Mine Will Destroy India’s Second Largest Tiger Reserve

Nuclear and Animals, Uranium Mining August 4, 2019 at 11:01 pm 0 comments

Speaking to the locals Mr. Agasthya also discussed about the consequences of how the mining affects the environment in that region and the lives of the locals habituated there from generations if the governments greedy quest for the Uranium deposits continues.

Nuclear is a water-guzzling energy source: it cannot survive droughts and climate change

Nuclear is a water-guzzling energy source: it cannot survive droughts and climate change

The thirstiest source of electricity is already struggling, and greater risk of droughts will only add to those woes.

What We Know About the Chernobyl Animal Mutations

What We Know About the Chernobyl Animal Mutations

Anne Marie Helmenstine | ThoughtCo. The 1986 Chernobyl accident resulted in one of the highest unintentional releases of radioactivity in history. The graphite moderator of reactor 4 was exposed to air and ignited, shooting plumes of radioactive fallout across what is now Belarus, Ukraine, Russia, and Europe. While few people live near Chernobyl now, animalsRead More

Widespread Uranium Contamination in India’s Groundwater: New Study

A new study has found widespread uranium contamination in groundwater aquifers — a chief source for drinking water and irrigation — in 16 Indian states. The primary source of the contamination is natural, but human factors such as groundwater-table depletion and nitrate pollution may exacerbate the problem. Studies have linked exposure to uranium in drinking water to chronic kidney disease.