CHERNOBYL BEING TAKEN BACK BY NATURE

Chernobyl Focus | 27.6.2017

Recently, more and more photographers are coming to the Exclusion zone in order to capture how nature is taking over Chernobyl. 

“Left behind due to the worst nuclear disaster in history, Pripyat is now a barren ghost town slowly being forgotten.

These astonishing photographs show how the remains of the former civilization are becoming hidden from view as the surrounding forest closes in.

Following the disaster – which occurred during a systems test on April 26, 1986 –  the Ukrainian government evacuated 350,000 residents from the Chernobyl zone.”

  

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