As the immediate aftermath of the Fukushima nuclear disaster has passed, Japan is faced with another conundrum: Where to store thousands of tons of radioactive soil that have been harvested from around the region. This week, officials unveiled a $970 million plan to build a massive storage facility to house the stuff.
If I hadn't told you this aerial-view was of the cars collected from Chernobyl post-nuclear disaster, you'd think it's just any old scrapyard, right? Now owned by the state, it's a colorful reminder of what happened 25 years ago. [EnglishRussia]