Key resources and links

Chernobyl

Reports:

Books:

  • Chernobyl Voices, Svetlana Aleksievich, Dalkey Archive Press (2005)
    —heart warming and heart breaking oral histories from the ordinary and extraordinary people caught up in the disaster
  • Wormwood Forest: A Natural History of Chernobyl, Mary Mycio, Joseph Henry Press (2005)
    —a vividly described journey to discover and follow Chernobyl’s wildlife in the aftermath of the accident

Websites:

  • Virtual Pripyat—a site set up for former residents of Pripyat to show where they lived on an interactive map and give present day information (mostly in Russian but with some English)

Caspian oil

Books:

Chernobyl fallout in Snowdonia

Websites:

  • Food Standards Agency—responsible for monitoring radioactivity in sheep until June 1st 2012 when, after 26 years, the restrictions ceased to apply; radioactivity has been judged to have fallen below human health risk levels