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Uranium Atlas 2020: A global map of uranium mines that also tells you about their environmental and social costs

Uranium Atlas 2020: A global map of uranium mines that also tells you about their environmental and social costs

Documents, Uranium Mining, Videos July 17, 2020 at 5:46 am 1 comment

Trinity Test and the 1979 Church Rock uranium mill disaster, both in New Mexico.

The Uranium Atlas looks at everywhere uranium was mined and processed, then how and where it was used, and who suffered as a result. The inescapable conclusion is that the uranium pathway has led us down a slippery slope — to nuclear weapons, nuclear power, and long-lived radioactive waste. And to global discrimination against Indigenous peoples and communities of color.