Chernobyl Disaster – Accident in nuclear power plant
Chernobyl Disaster – Accident in nuclear power plant – In 26.04.1986 accident occurred
in the nuclear power plant in Chernobyl, Ukraine. The cause was an explosion of hydrogen
in a nuclear reactor. Contaminated surface was 125-146 thousands km² of Ukraine, Belarus,
Russia, and the radioactive cloud was moving over Europe. Because of contamination
were evacuated and resettled more than 350 thousands people.
Largest solar power station – Shams 1
Largest solar power station – Construction of solar power pays off in most areas where there is a lot of sun and little agricultural land. Such a place is eg. The United Arab Emirates. March 17, 2014. Near Abu Dhabi opened the most productive solar power plant in the world. Called Shams 1, and its daily production of energy is 100 MW, or about 10% of the energy formerly produced by one reactor at Chernobyl.
Animals coming back – Chernobyl area results
Animals coming back – Recent count of wild animals in the Chernobyl area gave surprising results. Now living here more animals than before the disaster. Scientists do not claim that radioactivity affected animals positively. But stress that without the presence of a man who would not hunt on and violate their natural development, they live better. There are wolves, lynx, deer and foxes. One photo trap photographed even the brown bear (Ursus arctos). Which in this area has not been seen for nearly a century. On the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster. The Ukrainian authorities have announced that they intend to create a contaminated area biosphere reserve. Its surface can reach 2270 thousand km².