Nuclear fallout in the Mururoa Atoll

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PEA ‘Denise’ in the north zone of the Mururoa Atoll, in the southern Pacific Ocean, where the French military conducted nuclear weapons tests until 1996. The Ministry of Defence has scheduled improvement works starting in late 2014 to monitor the seismic activity of the base amid fears the atoll may collapse

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