Monday, April 25, 2016

30 Years After Chernobyl, Nature Is Thriving

Fascinating. And all because there are no humans around. Unfortunately, that doesn't necessarily mean the animals are healthy...

Thirty years after the Chernobyl nuclear accident, people are still restricted from resettling the evacuation area, dubbed the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone. The absence of humans has created an opportunity for nature to thrive. A new study using remote cameras reveals abundant populations of gray wolves, raccoon dogs, and red fox.

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