E360 VIDEO CONTEST WINNER - SECOND PLACE

For Iranian Villagers, A Dam Uproots a Rural Way of Life

The second-place winner of the 2018 Yale Environment 360 Video Contest depicts the upheaval that comes to a village in northern Iran when construction of a hydroelectric dam forces the resettlement of the population.

Oceans

Shark Mystery: Where Have South Africa’s Great Whites Gone?

The world’s most famous sharks are the great whites off Cape Town, featured in the popular “Air Jaws” series. But now these sharks have mostly gone missing, and some experts blame a fishery for depleting the smaller sharks that the great whites feed on.

By Adam Welz

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The 3,122-megawatt Civaux Nuclear Power Plant in France, which opened in 1997.

Opinion

Why Nuclear Power Must Be Part of the Energy Solution

Many environmentalists have opposed nuclear power, citing its dangers and the difficulty of disposing of its radioactive waste. But a Pulitzer Prize-winning author argues that nuclear is safer than most energy sources and is needed if the world hopes to radically decrease its carbon emissions. 

By Richard Rhodes

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