Nuclear Disaster Stories

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Nuclear Disaster Stories

Nuclear Disaster Stories is a photographic exposé by acclaimed Mexican photographer Jan Smith. The opening function is on Tuesday 6 March 18.30 at Cape Town’s Erdmann Contemporary Gallery

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KAA on the ground

Reporting from ground zero Fukushima

This is an eerie report by Peter Becker of the Koeberg Alert Alliance of life in and around Fukushima’s radiation contaminated areas.

We drove through evacuated areas at times, and had a geiger counter in the bus, and one taped to the outside of the bus.  The numbers fluctuated, and they read out the figures as we drove around.  It was eerie to know that we were in the bus, but gamma rays from the fall out were all around us, and passing through the bus, and our bodies, even though we seemed so enclosed and high off the ground.

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