Photo Essays

The Mediterranean fruit fly was spotted for the first time in March 2015 in an almond tree off the coast of Punta Cana, the eastern region of the island. As soon as the Dominican Republic reported it, the US banned a list of 18 fruits and vegetables coming from the country, severely affecting their main source of income after tourism: their agricultural exports.
25 November 2016 How a Nuclear Technique is Helping the Dominican Republic Win the War Against the Mediterranean Fruit Fly View essay →
Participants at the Third International Conference on Nuclear Knowledge Management - Challenges and Approaches highlight their takeaways from the conference in this image gallery.
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More than 450 participants from 61 countries and 10 international organizations gathered to discuss ways of establishing and managing nuclear competencies. The conference provided an opportunity to share experiences and lessons learned as well as practical approaches to knowledge management that can be used at the organizational, national, and international levels. Find out more about the conference <a href="">here</a>.
16 November 2016 Impressions: IAEA Conference on Nuclear Knowledge Management View essay →
Commemorating the IAEA's diamond jubilee, these 60 pictures provide an overview of the Agency's history and work in the peaceful applications of nuclear science and technology.
26 September 2016 60 Years: 60 Pictures - An Overview of the IAEA's Work View essay →
Thriving fields, lasting change: how nuclear science helps women farmers in Sudan leave hunger and poverty behind
5 July 2016 Nuclear Science Helps Women Farmers in Sudan Move Out of Poverty View essay →
17 June 2016 How a nuclear technique helped save the orange industry in Western Cape, South Africa View essay →
11 January 2016 A New Solution for the Disposal of Low-level Radioactive Waste View essay →
On 24 September 2015, irradiated liquid highly enriched uranium (HEU) fuel was removed from a research reactor at the Radiation and Technological Complex in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. The following pictures document the removal operation from the reactor hall to the airplane at Tashkent International Airport carrying the fuel to Russia.  (Photo S. Tozser/IAEA)
16 November 2015 Route to Security: Removing HEU Fuel from a Research Reactor in Uzbekistan View essay →
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Today is World Science Day for Peace and Development. Established by UNESCO in 2001, this day is set out to demonstrate why and how science is relevant to our daily lives. This year’s theme on ‘Science for a Sustainable Future’ highlights the essential role of science and scientific research in meeting the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals.
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Here’s a look at a few different areas where nuclear science and technology and the IAEA can contribute to sustainable solutions for development problems many people face every day across the globe.
10 November 2015 Science for a Sustainable Future View essay →
The clothes industry is a major source of income for many countries. But before textiles can be turned into garments, they need to be dyed. Wastewater from dyeing processes is leading to environmental pollution.  The IAEA supports the use of a radiation technology to address this issue.
12 August 2015 E-Beam Treatment for Wastewater View essay →
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The photos in this collection were taken during a Safeguards Comprehensive Training Exercise at Dukovany Nuclear Power Plant in the Czech Republic on 11 June 2015.
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Photos by D. Calma
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© IAEA 2015
16 July 2015 How IAEA Safeguards Contribute to International Peace and Security View essay →
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Ensuring the Health of Land and Water<br />
Combating Drought and Desertification
16 June 2015 Combatting Drought and Desertification View essay →
Mosquitoes are one of the world's most dangerous pests. These carriers of diseases such as dengue and malaria wreak havoc over large parts of the world, causing sickness and death. In the future they could be tackled through the use of a nuclear technique.
24 April 2015 Preventing Procreation: The IAEA's Research for Mosquito Control View essay →