Johannesburg: The Uranium Capital of the World


Johannesburg is considered the most uranium-contaminated city in the world. Waste dumps from around 600 abandoned mines sit next to residential communities, blowing polluted dust into homes and contaminating the soil and water supplies. To get a sense of the sheer extent of the problem, Martin Boudot and his team of researchers investigated. Equipped with a Geiger counter, they uncover some dangerous realities…

This documentary was first released in 2018.

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