Chernobyl exclusion zone has transformed into an animal refuge in the absence of humans

In the 30 years since the devastating nuclear disaster at Chernobyl, the entire area has undergone a radical change and a slow, continual process of rebirth. If the reactor is stably closed inside the concrete sarcophagus that prevent the radiation from spreading outside, across the Exclusion Zone, which stretches 30 kilometers in all directions around the power plant, nature has begun to reclaim what humans destroyed. The accident had a major impact on the human population. Estimates of the number of human fatalities vary a lot, and also the initial…

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