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As we’ve been harshly reminded, schools can sometimes be exposed to great danger. The tragedy last month got me thinking about what we are doing in schools in Mailuu-Suu, Kyrgyzstan. Although the threat is different, the response is the same – we … Continue reading
It’s been 25 years since the meltown at Chernobyl and the abandoned town of Pripyat still echoes with tragedy. Those of you who saw our virtual tour via our blog posts of April 4 and April 6 would already have … Continue reading
Our last blog post about Chernobyl generated a lot of interest among our friends, but seemed to raise more questions than it answered. Many people asked for more basic information about radiation and more comparisons between Chernobyl and Japan, and safe levels versus dangerous levels. In light of that, we have compiled this follow-up post. Continue reading