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Nuclear Explained – What is Ocean Acidification?

The ocean is both a source of oxygen and a sink for carbon dioxide (CO2). It absorbs about one fourth of all CO2 emissions. While this leaves less CO2 in the atmosphere and mitigates climate change, it makes the ocean more acidic. Read more →

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IAEA Completes International Physical Protection Advisory Service Mission in Kuwait

An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts today completed an International Physical Protection Advisory Service (IPPAS) mission in Kuwait. Read more →

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Jordan Steps Up Action to Address Growing Cancer Burden

The Government of Jordan has expressed its commitment to address the growing cancer burden in the country and plans to launch its first National Cancer Control Plan (NCCP) with a related Action Plan for the period 2023-2030. Read more →

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Update 162 – IAEA Director General Statement on Situation in Ukraine

Work is ongoing at Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhya Nuclear Power Plant (ZNPP) to ensure it has maximum amounts of cooling water in reserve, in case it can no longer access the nearby Kakhovka reservoir which is continuing to drop after its downstream dam was damaged earlier this week, Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said today. Read more →

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What Is Food Fraud, and How Can Nuclear Science Detect It?

Food fraud can be defined as any intentional action, taken to deceive customers about the quality and content of the food products for financial gain. The selling of fake food around the world has become a highly lucrative illegal activity. Read more →

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IAEA Director General Statement to the IAEA Board of Governors

Today the Nova Kakhovka dam was severely damaged leading to a significant reduction in the level of the reservoir used to supply cooling water to the ZNPP. Read more →

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