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Cold War Nuclear Fallout Is Still Affecting the Pacific, What Does That Mean for Us?

Oceanographer Dr. Ken Buesseler and his team returned to remote Pacific nuclear testing sites to measure radioactive elements left over from the Cold War. Seventy years later, these sites remain uninhabitable—a fact that will only become more salient as sea levels rise.

Published On 07/23/2018
7:00 AM EDT
Cold War Nuclear Fallout Is Still Affecting the Pacific, What Does That Mean for Us?