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Justified Use of Radiation in Focus at Next Week’s Conference on Radiation Protection in Medicine

The IAEA’s International Conference on Radiation Protection in Medicine next week will review best practices and progress made so far under the Bonn Call for Action – a list of 10 actions proposed at the previous IAEA conference on the topic to limit unnecessary and unintended exposure to radiation in medicine. Read more →

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Safety of Spent Fuel Management and Radioactive Waste Management: Workshop Promotes Adherence to International Convention

A workshop to promote the Joint Convention on the Safety of Spent Fuel Management and the Safety of Radioactive Waste Management ended yesterday in Rabat, Morocco. Read more →

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Costa Rica Paves the Way for Climate-Smart Agriculture

While the Happy Planet Index ranks Costa Rica first in the world for environmentally-friendly practices, the country is also the world’s number one producer of fertilizer-hungry pineapples. Read more →

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World Soil Day: Caring for the Planet Starts from the Ground and Nuclear Techniques can Help

Have you ever thought about soil? Thought about this vast limited resource where your food grows? This finite, non-renewable resource is under threat worldwide. But soil has an ally: nuclear science. Read more →

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IAEA Mission Sees Significant Improvements to Belgian Regulatory Framework and Identifies Areas for Further Enhancement

An IAEA team of experts said Belgium has made significant improvements to its regulatory framework for nuclear and radiation safety since 2013 by clarifying the regulatory body’s roles and responsibilities and strengthening its independence. Read more →

Director General Yukiya Amano

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