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Guides: Pollution

Last Updated: Thursday August 04 2005 14:16 GMT


Nuclear radiation warning sign
Pollution from radiation can be caused by:
  • nuclear power plants
  • making nuclear weapons
  • disposal of nuclear waste
  • mining for uranium

What can happen?

Radiation occurs naturally at low levels and is a useful source of power when concentrated.

It can also be very harmful to all living things if they are exposed to too much of it.

Guide to Pollution

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