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Journal of Environmental Studies and Sciences (Springer) Publishes a New Article

Journal of Environmental Studies and Sciences (Springer) just published the newest article “From Chernobyl to Fukushima: an interdisciplinary framework for managing and communicating food security risks after nuclear plant accidents” by Alexander Belyakov. This comparison of government disaster management and public communications after the Chernobyl and Fukushima nuclear accidents seeks to create a framework for disaster…

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A Workshop and a Panel Discussion at University of California at Berkeley

Alexander Belyakov will be facilitating a workshop on Nuclear Safety in the 3-week certificate course in Sustainable Environmental Management offered by The Beahrs Environmental Leadership Program at University of California at Berkeley this July. Read more here. You are welcome to join a Panel Discussion on Peace and Environment: Ukraine’s crisis and challenges in Eastern…

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Risk Communication after Nuclear Accidents: Learning from the Chernobyl Case

The 2015 Conference on Communication and Environment in Boulder “Bridging Divides: Spaces of Scholarship and Practice in Environmental Communication”, June 11-14, 2015, University of Colorado, USA, hosts the presentation “Risk Communication after Nuclear Accidents: Learning from the Chernobyl Case”. Alexander Belyakov shares his research on risk communication. By the 30th anniversary of Chernobyl disaster, there…

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A Presentation on Nuclear Safety in Germany: How Far is Far Enough?

Alexander Belyakov successfully presented on the topic “Safe and sustainable after nuclear accidents: how far is far enough?” during the International Day at the University of Greifswald, Germany, June 2, 2015. Kernkraftwerk Greifswald, also known as Lubmin nuclear power station, was the largest nuclear power station in East Germany and one of the first in…

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The Ukraine Research Group at University of Toronto Learned About Food Security After the Chernobyl and Fukushima Disasters

The Ukraine Research Group at University of Toronto discussed a paper “From Chernobyl to Fukushima: An Interdisciplinary Framework for Managing Food Security Risks after Nuclear Plant Accidents” on February 23, 2015. Presenter: Alexander Belyakov (University Instructor, The G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education, Ryerson University) Chair: Marta Dyczok (Associate Professor, Departments of Political Science…

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From Chernobyl to Fukushima: Responses During Nuclear Emergencies and Lessons for Food Security Policies

Alexander Belyakov, PhD, (Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada) presents at the 2014 AESS Conference. Please download his presentation here.  

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Food Security after Nuclear Disasters Presentation at Pace University in New York City

Dr. Alexander Belyakov publishes and speaks on nuclear security issues. He is a recent contributor to a special issue of the Journal of Environmental Studies and Sciences on North American food resilience published by the Association for Environmental Studies and Sciences (AESS). His presentation at the 2014 AESS Annual Meeting at Pace University in New…

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April, 26, 2014: the 28th Anniversary of the Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster in Toronto

FROM CHERNOBYL TO FUKUSHIMA TO TORONTO What we’ve learned & what we need to know about nuclear energy in our time. Saturday, April 26th, 3pm. St. Vladimir Institute, 620 Spadina Ave ( Spadina Subway). Toronto. Screening of “Chernobyl to Fukushima” with talks by Dr. Alexander Belyakov, Ryerson University & Chernobyl Foundation, and Shawn-Patrick Stensil, Energy…

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