Flora Archive

  • Red Forest: Liquidation

    Red Forest: Liquidation

    It is already the second material of chornobyl.in.ua site which is prepared on unique photos which have been captured by direct participants of liquidation of ChNPP accident consequences. In my opinion, it is impossible to overestimate documentary importance of the usual black-and-white photos showing “everyday life” of works spent in 1986 in epicenter of radiating [...]

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  • Current state of the Red Forest

    Current state of the Red Forest

    A photo essay on the current state of the exclusion zone natural biocenosis, which has undergone the maximum radiation effect in 1986 due to the accumulation of fatal doses of radiation. In effect, this zone is known as the «Red forest». The page contains a large number of illustrative materials (pictures), demonstrating the representatives of flora [...]

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  • Red Forest in Chernobyl Zone

    Red Forest in Chernobyl Zone

    As a result of the Chernobyl accident, tens of thousands of hectares of forests have experienced massive radioactive contamination, located in the immediate vicinity of the Chernobyl NPP and stretching approximately two kilometers west of the station. These were mainly single-crop plantings of Scotch pine (Pinus silvestris). Signs of radioactive mutation of conifers are already [...]

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  • Flora of Chernobyl Exclusion Zone

    Flora of Chernobyl Exclusion Zone

    Description of type vegetative ecosystem on the territory of Exclusion zone

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