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Tag: nuclear disaster

HBO’s ‘Chernobyl’ sparks tours, stokes fears in Lithuania

Lithuania, which like Ukraine is a former Soviet republic, began decommissioning Ignalina in December 2009.

Infamous Three Mile Island reactor set to be sold, dismantled

The May 1979 accident remains the worst nuclear accident in US history.

HBO show’s success drives Chernobyl tourism boom

Bookings for tours through Chernobyl for June, July, and August have risen by approximately 40% since HBO aired the show,

Japan marks tsunami, nuclear tragedy eight years on

Reconstruction efforts continue but most Japanese think there has not been much headway in progress.

Chernobyl goes solar three decades after nuclear disaster

Built in a contaminated area, which remains largely uninhabitable and where visitors are accompanied by guides carrying radiation meters, 3,800 panels produce energy to power 2,000 apartments.

Made in Fukushima: Japan farmers struggle to win trust

While radiation affected several regions which have their own testing processes, Fukushima's programme is the most systematic, testament to the particularly severe reputational damage it suffered.

Report: Terrorism threat may be hurting MM2H programme

A senior assistant director with Malaysia My Second Home says terrorism, MH370 and lack of funds may have caused 75% drop in migrants from Japan over the past five years.