Radiation and Health

Risks of Radioactivity: atomic radiation and its medical effects [Video Discussion]

Risks of Radioactivity: atomic radiation and its medical effects [Video Discussion]

Radiation and Health, Videos January 12, 2019 at 10:29 pm 0 comments

Dr. Richard Denton, Angela Bischoff, and Dr. Gordon Edwards discuss risks of radioactivity. Session chaired by Metta Spencer, Science for Peace, U of Toronto, Editor of Peace Magazine.

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.

So, how many Bananas are equal to Chernobyl and Fukushima?: Jim Green on Nuclear Propagandists

So, how many Bananas are equal to Chernobyl and Fukushima?: Jim Green on Nuclear Propagandists

Featured, Radiation and Health December 29, 2017 at 1:35 am 1 comment

Jim Green | Combined, exposure from Chernobyl and Fukushima is estimated at 648,000 person-Sieverts. Exposure from eating a banana is estimated at between 0.09-2.3 microSieverts. Let’s use a figure of 0.1 microSievert per banana. Thus, exposure from Chernobyl and Fukushima equates to 6,480,000,000,000 Banana Equivalent Doses – that’s 6.48 trillion bananas or, if you prefer, 6.48 terabananas or 6,480 gigabananas.

S. African activist takes on Rosatom and nuclear lobbies: ‘Nuclear Energy is Rooted in Human Rights Violations and Environmental Racism’

S. African activist takes on Rosatom and nuclear lobbies: ‘Nuclear Energy is Rooted in Human Rights Violations and Environmental Racism’

Makoma Lekalakala of Earth Life South Africa testifies at the International Rights of Nature Tribunal in Bonn, Germany against the continued destruction of the earth by the South African government’s investment in nuclear energy.