About the Author
Pierpaolo Mittica, a dentist by profession, completed his first project of social reportage in Sarajevo in 1997, and since then went on to produce his first published work on Kosovo in 1999. From 2002-4 he visited Belarus and the Ukraine several times to document the heritage left by Chernobyl. Dr Rosalie Bertell was recently selected to be one of the 1000 Peace Women nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize, 2005. Biometrician and environmental epidemiologist, she works for the victims or potential victims of industrial, technological and military pollution.