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Science and Partnerships Key to Tackling Marine Plastic Pollution — IAEA at UN Ocean Conference

According to the International Union for Conservation of Nature, at least 14 million tons of plastic end up in the ocean every year. That plastic makes up 80 per cent of all marine debris, which entangles animals and is ingested by marine species. Read more →

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Focus on Safety of Spent Fuel and Radioactive Waste Management at 7th Review Meeting of the Joint Convention

More than 750 delegates representing 76 Contracting Parties to the Joint Convention on the Safety of Spent Fuel Management and on the Safety of Radioactive Waste Management Read more →

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Update 83 – IAEA Director General Statement on Situation in Ukraine

Ukraine informed the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) that shelling had caused additional damage to a nuclear research facility in the north-eastern city of Kharkiv on 25 June, but that radiation levels at the site remained normal, Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi said today. Read more →

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IAEA Concludes Long Term Operational Safety Review at Mexico’s Laguna Verde Nuclear Power Plant

An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts completed a review of long term operational safety at the Laguna Verde Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) in Mexico. Read more →

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IAEA Director General in Morocco: Strengthening Action against Cancer and Pandemics

Morocco is a staunch supporter in promoting nuclear science in Africa and will remain a significant player in addressing cancer care access and responding to zoonotic disease outbreaks in the continent, IAEA Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi said this week in Rabat. Read more →


Nuclear Explained – Nuclear Reactors and the Future of Nuclear Power, Part II

In the previous episode of Nuclear Explained, the basics of nuclear reactors and nuclear power were introduced. In this episode, advanced reactors, including small modular reactors (SMRs), are further discussed. Read more →

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