The invisible threat

The latest catastrophic news from Japan leave the impression that the disaster in Fukushima is more and more developing into Chernobyl-Dimensions. The course of events however is different in Fukushima compared to Chernobyl. Since the impact of the 1986 nuclear meltdown seem to be more and more forgotten but come back to peoples minds these days I browsed the web for some maps that show the distribution of the radioactive fallout after Chernobyl.

The Times Complete History of the World (2007), p. 351.

Source: Wikipedia

I also found this interesting “children-friendly” interpretation of the disaster in Fukushima:



Filed under Disasters & Emergency, Energy, Environment

2 responses to “The invisible threat

  1. Pingback: The invisible threat (via Thematic Maps Blog) « Pilant's Business Ethics Blog

  2. flyingcuttlefish

    Very nice maps! Nuke war/energy industry worked 30 years to destroy alternative energy from being integrated into states and cities.
    The world should have banned nukes decades ago!

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