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Sterile Insect Technique Used to Supress Mosquito Disease Vectors in Florida

Sterile mosquitoes are being used to suppress mosquitoes that have become resistant to insecticide in Fort Myers, Florida in the United States of America. Continue reading

Update 231 – IAEA Director General Statement on Situation in Ukraine

The challenging nuclear safety and security situation in Ukraine was in the spotlight again this week at the International Atomic Energy Agency, with its Board of Governors discussing recent developments detailed in a new IAEA report and Director Gener... Continue reading

IAEA Mission Concludes Site and External Events Design Review for Nuclear Power Plant in Sri Lanka

An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts has concluded a seven-day safety review of Sri Lanka’s selection process to identify potential sites to build its first nuclear power plant. Continue reading

#WorldEnvironmentDay: Drought Resilience in Kenya

#WorldEnvironmentDay 2024 focuses on land restoration, halting desertification and building drought resilience – areas where the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is already making a significant difference. This short film examines the case stu... Continue reading

Long Night of Research 2024 Sees Most Attendees So Far

The Vienna International Centre welcomed over 2,300 people to the recent Long Night of Research - an Austria-wide event promoting science to people of all ages. This year's successful night saw the most VIC attendees so far, who enjoyed interactive dis... Continue reading

IAEA Director General Briefs Board of Governors on Ukraine, Iran, Atoms4Food, Rays of Hope and More

In his opening statement to the IAEA’s Board of Governors today, Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi spoke of how the Zaporizhzhya Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) came under direct attack in April for the first time in one and a half years, describing the... Continue reading

Latest Developments in Food Irradiation Help to Make Food Safer and Easier to Trade Worldwide

As the International Symposium on Food Safety and Control wraps up today at the IAEA's Vienna headquarters, we look at the latest developments in food irradiation that are helping to make food safer. Continue reading

Update 230 – IAEA Director General Statement on Situation in Ukraine

Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi met with senior Russian officials this week as part of the continuing efforts of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to help prevent a nuclear accident at Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhya Nuclear Power Plant (ZNPP... Continue reading