Effects of nuclear tests in French Polynesia remains a major concern

Effects of nuclear tests in French Polynesia remains a major concern

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French Polynesia. Photo source: © SAF — Coastal Care

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France conducted nearly 200 nuclear tests in French Polynesia between 1966 and 1996.

The French Government has admitted in the past it’s possible the Mururoa atoll could cave in because it has been sapped by the underground tests…

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French Nuclear Tests Showered Vast Area of Polynesia With Radioactivity, Guardian UK (07-03-2013)
French nuclear tests in the South Pacific in the 1960s and 1970s were far more toxic than has been previously acknowledged and hit a vast swath of Polynesia with radioactive fallout, according to newly declassified ministry of defence documents…

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