The Hidden Danger in Chernobyl’s Red Forest (Video) 

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April 24 2014 5:30 PM

What’s Wrong With Chernobyl's Trees?

A new threat to the Red Forest, 30 years later.

The effects of the nuclear disaster in Chernobyl are still evident nearly 30 years after the catastrophic meltdown in local animals, plants, and, researchers now note, all the way down to microbes.

Jim Festante is an actor/writer in Los Angeles and regular video contributor to Slate. He is the author of the Image Comics miniseries The End Times of Bram and Ben.

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