‘Life After: Chernobyl’ Explores Effects of Nuclear Explosion on Local Animal Populations

On April 26, 1986, a plume of radioactive fallout shot out from the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant into the atmosphere, exposing millions of animals to high levels of radiation. Thirty years later, biologist Rob Nelson and anthropologist Mary-Ann Ochota are on a mission to uncover the devastating effects of the nuclear catastrophe – particularly how they have affected local animal populations. In Life After: Chernobyl follows Nelson and Ochota, the first to be granted unlimited access to all…