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Chernobyl: bumblebees still at risk from radiation nearly 35 years on

Serhii Brovko/Shutterstock Katherine Raines, University of Stirling In the early hours of April 26 1986, reactor four of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine exploded, causing the largest nuclear disaster in history. More than 350,000 people were evacuated, and a 4,700km² exclusion zone was formed in Ukraine and Belarus. Despite the intervening 34 years, there is still uncertainty about …

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