The harvests of Chernobyl: Ukraine's berry pickers are reaping a radioactive bounty | Curio

The harvests of Chernobyl: Ukraine's berry pickers are reaping a radioactive bounty

22 mins | May 28, 2017

Ukraine is one of the biggest exporters of blueberries to the EU, having exported 1,300 tons of fresh berries and 17,251 tons of frozen berries in 2015 alone. However, even more than 30 years after the disaster, what effect is Chernobyl having on those berries? Kate Brown and Olha Martynyuk writing in Aeon Magazine investigate.

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From Aeon magazine