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25 лютого 2016

Prof. Mousseau gave a lecture on the consequences of Chornobyl Catastrophue

Prof. Mousseau gave a lecture on the conseqeinces of Chornobyl Catastrophe

Timothy A. Mousseau, PhD 1988 (McGill University), Professor of Biological Sciences at the University of South Carolina (USC), Fulbright Specialist to Ukraine 2007-08 and 2012 gave a lecture titled "The Ecological and Evolutionary Consequences of Radioactive Contaminants, or, What Can Wildlife Tell Us About the Health Risks of Nuclear Accidents?" at 6 pm on Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016, at the Kyiv EducationUSA Advising Center.

The lecture has been held within the framework of the Fulbright Public Lecture Series to Commemorate the 30th Anniversary of the Chornobyl Nuclear Disaster.

Prof. Mousseau discussed the ecological and evolutionary consequences of the radioactive contaminants affecting populations of birds, insects, mammals, plants, microbes, and people inhabiting the Chornobyl region of Ukraine, and more recently, in Fukushima Prefecture, Japan.

The Lecture presentation materials can be found at: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B-Ikqg4T4F30S2tNVGNJQXVwZUk/view?usp=sharing

We are extremely grateful to Prof. Mopusseau for giving us his insights into conseqeinces of Chornobyl Catastrophe.