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Chernobyl, Pripyat, Chernobyl NPP Exclusion Zone
Information and news of the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone and the Chernobyl Power Plant. (Page initially loads in Russian but can be translated into English)

University of South Carolina, Chernobyl Research Initiative
Research related to the long-term ecological and health consequences of the radioactive contaminants released during the Chernobyl meltdown.

U.S.Nuclear Regulatory Commission: Background on Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant Accident
Information and additional resources on the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster.

World Nuclear Association: Chernobyl Accident 1986
Information on the causes and effects of the Chernobyl disaster.

PBS NewsHour | Revisiting Chernobyl: A Nuclear Disaster Site of Epic Proportions
March 29, 2011

NPR: Talk of the Nation | Chernobyl: A Quiet Wilderness, Teeming with Wildlife
March 17, 2011

Wired Magazine | Is Chernobyl a Wild Kingdom or a Radioactive Den of Decay?
April 14, 2011 Adam Higginbotham



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