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'It's wonderful that #ChernobylHBO has inspired a wave of tourism to the Zone of Exclusion...If you visit, please remember that a terrible tragedy occurred there.'
The Ukrainian town of Pripyat has been deserted for 30 years after the Chernobyl nuclear reactor exploded. Now, the government says the region could be an ideal location for the world’s largest solar farm.
21st century street art, Pripyat Culture Palace. Regrowth, Chernobyl. Cinema Prometheus, Pripyat. The Ferris Wheel, Chernobyl
What happens to the environment when humans disappear? Thirty years after the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, booming populations
Nearly three decades have passed since the devastating meltdown at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Pripyat, Ukraine