Information about Uranium

The following documents are information sheets prepared by Makita on the topic of uranium mining.

About Uranium (nungusuittuq) — The Substance

About Uranium Mining

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The following documents were prepared by other organizations.

URANIUM: Known Facts and Hidden Dangers (Dr. Gordon Edwards of the Canadian Coalition for Nuclear Responsibility)

URANIUM: The Deadliest Metal (Dr. Gordon Edwards of the Canadian Coalition for Nuclear Responsibility)

URANIUM: a discussion guide (Dr. Gordon Edwards of the Canadian Coalition for Nuclear Responsibility)

Notes on the Isotope Shortage [Information about medical uses of uranium; scroll to bottom for plain-language summary] (Dr. Gordon Edwards of the Canadian Coalition for Nuclear Responsibility)

Uranium Mining (Pembina Institute)

Nuclear Power and Climate Change (Pembina Institute)

The Questionable Uses of Uranium (MiningWatch Canada)

2010 Letter to the Leaders of Nunavut [English] (Doctors Cathy Vakil and Linda Harvey)

2010 Letter to the Leaders of Nunavut [Inuktitut] (Doctors Cathy Vakil and Linda Harvey)

Human Health Implications of Uranium Mining and Nuclear Power Generation (Doctors Cathy Vakil and Linda Harvey)

Taking stock of the world’s nuclear missiles. [Stunning graphic!] (National Post)