Nuclear Heritage:About

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The Nuclear Heritage Network aims to give inspiration and motivation for anti-nuclear activism. It is supposed to be a platform for sharing and exchange of experiences, information and skills. Thus, the Nuclear Heritage Network provides and creates resources and platforms for anti-nuclear activities. We connect activists with each other and with experts, organizers and other multipliers.

Short History

  • started in 2006 as a local youth initiative
    • research project about the Final Disposal Site in Morsleben (D)
    • local actions in Magdeburg (D)
  • turned into a transnational youth initiative in 2007
    • excursion to Finland in February 2007
    • participating in the German network of local initiatives against final disposal sites
    • established contacts to further countries: Belarus, Russia, France
  • 2008: expansion to Nuclear Heritage Network
    • established contacts to further countries: Austria, Australia, Hungary, United Kingdom, Canada
    • first flyers produced: ASSE, Gorleben, Morsleben, Schacht Konrad (German Final Disposal Sites)
    • English exhibition about the Final Repository Morsleben produced
    • network meeting, network action, participating in international actions in Finland, Germany and UK
    • participation in final disposal symposium in Berlin (D)
  • 2009: international activities - making contacts in further countries: Belgium, Bulgaria, Latvia, Netherlands, Slovenia, Sweden, United States
    • new flyers produced: Swiss search for a final disposal site, French nuclear complex La Hague
    • photo exhibition about international anti-nuclear activities
    • website extended: Uranium mining page, Baltic Tour project page, Ranua Rescue project page, ...
    • network meeting, international Ranua Rescue Action Day, taking part in international actions in Finland, Germany and UK
  • 2010: international activities - making contacts in further countries: Azerbaijan, China, Denmark, Italy, Poland, Lithuania
    • new flyer produced: Uranium – A Deadly Material (EN), Radioactive Baltic Sea
    • photo exhibition about the Baltic Sea Info Tour
    • Website extended: Baltic Map project page
    • network meeting, Baltic Sea Info Tour, taking part in international actions in Finland, Germany and UK
  • 2011: international activities - making contacts in further countries: Czech Republic, Japan, Greece
    • new flyer produced: Uranium – A Deadly Material (RUS, FIN, D), Swiss search for a final disposal site (IT), French nuclear complex La Hague (D), Gorleben final repository (D), Morsleben final repository (D), Schacht Konrad final repository (D)
    • NukeNews newsletter system launched
    • Fukushima disaster alert
    • network meeting, Olkiluoto Blockade, international guests in Castor protests, conference in Vilnius, taking part in international actions in Germany
  • 2012: international activities - making contacts in further countries: Portugal
    • anti-nuclear action summer: network meeting, Olkiluoto Blockade, anti-nuclear sailing trip; taking part in international actions in France and Poland
    • Talvivaara mine spill alert
  • 2013: international activities - making contacts in further countries: Hongkong, Romania, Turkey, Ukraine
    • booklet „Atomic Policies in selected European Countries“, International Conference in Vienna, CASE PYHÄJOKI, International Network Office launched, ATOMIC BALTIC network/project started
  • 2014: international activities - making contacts in further countries: Norway
    • conference in Prague, network meeting, atomic transports action camp, NukeNews mini-camp
    • solidarity campaign for prosecuted Russian friends
    • ATOMIC BALTIC photo exhibition & info events
  • 2015: international activities
    • continuation of solidarity campaign for persecuted groups in Russia and of ATOMIC BALTIC photo exhibition & info events tour
    • participation in international conference in Linz (A)
  • 2016: international activities - making contacts in further countries: Bolivia, Brazil
    • participation in Reclaim the Cape action week in Pyhäjoki (FIN), international conference in Prague (CZ) and in BISS vigil in Brunswick (D)
    • arranging NukeNews mini camp in Döbeln (D)
  • 2017: international activities - making contacts in further countries: India, Pakistan
    • participation in international conference Linz (A), German anti-nuclear movement‘s spring conference in Göttingen (D) and in the topical anti-nuclear WSF in Paris (F)
    • organizing the International anti-nuclear summer camp in Döbeln (D)

plans for further projects: Fukushima folder, uranium exhibition, book "Atomic Threats Around The Baltic Sea"

As of October 2013, there are about 220 people connected via our listserve, the main tool for communication within the network, from Austria, Australia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands, Poland, Russia, Slovenia, Sweden, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, and United States.

Basic Idea

  • fight against the risks of nuclear power and the circumstances which allow some people to profit from a technique with no respect for other people
  • no label or common ideology / positions
  • open platform or space for information exchange and coordinating activities
  • people who want to organize a project together can do it - but there is no pressure to decide everything together

Ideas and Aims

  • provide resources (money, infrastructure, prints)
  • exchange information and support each other
  • provide background information about nuclear issues in different countries & several languages
  • connect activists and help with contacts to experts and speakers from different countries
  • organize network meetings and common activities if wanted


  • workshops to promote the network at several camps and congresses
  • setting up the international network Wiki page + email mailing list
  • Setting up special country pages in the Wiki + Finnish, Russian and English NukeNews newsletters as well as the French-German bulletin
  • organizing money for international work


Please use the contact form to get in touch with us, or call via the International Network Office as shown below.

International Network Office

opening hours: Wednesdays at 2-4 PM CET
Am Bärental 6, D-04720 Döbeln, Germany
phone: +49 3431 589 41 77 (landline), +358 41 7243254 (mobile)
fax: +49 911 30844 77076
contact AT[1]
Skype: projekthaus.mannsdorf (available only during office hours)
Jabber/XMPP: - domain: (available only during office hours)

Encrypted communication

You can email us using encryption. Unencrypted emails can be compared to postcards - everyone having access to them is also able to read them. And it is an unbelievable high number of servers across the data networks your email has to pass before it reaches the recipient. For this reason emails should be encrypted whenever possible.

You need an encryption software such as GnuPG (free software version comparable to PGP) and the "public key" of the recipient. Here is our key for sending encrypted emails to us:

Version: GnuPG v2.0.14 (GNU/Linux)


  1. For protection against automatical email address robots searching for addresses to send spam to them this email address has been made unreadable for them. To get a correct mail address you have to displace "AT" by the @-symbol.