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Inside a city where time has stopped – NEWS.com.au


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Inside a city where time has stopped
NEWS.com.au
That's the scene described by Australian teacher Jessica Hellamy who recently had the chance to see inside the 20km exclusion zone created after the nuclear meltdown at the Fukushima Dai'ichi powerplant in 2011. “Time had stopped. In the main part of
Japan TV Anchor: I Couldn't Tell the Truth About FukushimaCenter for Research on Globalization
Russia Resumes Radiation Monitoring in Fukushima Area: ResearcherRIA Novosti
Non-political October 20, 16:53ITAR-TASS
Asahi Shimbun
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Posted on 20 October 2014 | 5:39 am

Former Fukushima teacher blogs to inspire students while fighting off cancer – The Japan Times


Former Fukushima teacher blogs to inspire students while fighting off cancer
The Japan Times
Yuki Sanbonsugi, 55, who fled to Koriyama after his hometown, Futaba, was evacuated to escape the radiation from the core meltdowns at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant, became a junior high school teacher in 1981, after graduating from Senshu …

Posted on 19 October 2014 | 5:04 am

Fukushima Fallout’s About to Touch Down on the West Coast – RYOT


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Fukushima Fallout's About to Touch Down on the West Coast
RYOT
According to the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute, radiation from Japan's 2011 Fukushima disaster is advancing on North America's West Coast. Because government organizations aren't testing the waters for radiation, Ken Buesseler, who's a chemical …
Higher Fukushima Radiation Levels Triggered by TyphoonsRIA Novosti

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Posted on 18 October 2014 | 6:55 pm

Japan’s timid coverage of Fukushima led this news anchor to revolt — and he’s … – PRI


PRI

Japan's timid coverage of Fukushima led this news anchor to revolt — and he's
PRI
Hori says the network restricted what he and other journalists could say about Fukushima and moved more slowly than foreign media to report on the disaster and how far radiation was spreading. The attitude in the newsroom was not to question official …

Posted on 17 October 2014 | 7:18 pm

Fukushima radiation nearing West Coast – Statesman Journal


Statesman Journal

Fukushima radiation nearing West Coast
Statesman Journal
Radiation from Japan's Fukushima nuclear disaster is approaching the West Coast, the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is reporting. A sample taken Aug. 2 about 1,200 kilometers west of Vancouver, B.C. tested positive for Cesium 134, the Fukushima …

Posted on 17 October 2014 | 5:39 pm

Would you eat Fukushima soup? Frieze visitors queue up to risk ‘delicious’ yet … – The Independent


The Independent

Would you eat Fukushima soup? Frieze visitors queue up to risk 'delicious' yet
The Independent
The duo believe that food “represents hospitality, sharing and humanity” so, by partaking in the soup, the public can show solidarity with the victims of the Fukushima disaster. They want to see if individuals outside Japan would risk their well-being
Art show on Fukushima food safety causes stirThe Japan Times
Would you eat Fukushima soup? Frieze 2014WDSU New Orleans
Would you eat Fukushima soup? The all-consuming world of Frieze Art FairErieTVNews

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Posted on 17 October 2014 | 11:21 am

Radiation levels at Fukushima rise to record highs after typhoon – RT


RT

Radiation levels at Fukushima rise to record highs after typhoon
RT
A Tokyo Electric Power Co. (Tepco) employee measures radiation levels as workers conduct operations to construct an underground ice wall at Tepco's tsunami-crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Fukushima Prefecture (Reuters / Kimimasa …
Recent Japan Typhoons Impact Fukushima Reactors, Radiation Levels at All International Business Times AU
impact of recent typhoons on Fukushima DaiichiOpEdNews
Typhoons May Have Caused Fukushima Radiation SurgeEarthweek – A Diary of the Planet

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Posted on 16 October 2014 | 6:10 am

Fukushima’s Children Aren’t Dying – The New American


Fukushima's Children Aren't Dying
The New American
The latest news from Japan's Fukushima Prefecture sounds horrifying. “Thyroid Cancer in Children Surge in Fukushima Since Nuclear Meltdown,” shrieked a recent EcoWatch headline. “More than 100 youngsters in Japan diagnosed with thyroid cancer after …

Posted on 7 October 2014 | 5:08 pm

Only 26-meter tsunami could now damage Fukushima – TEPCO – RT


RT

Only 26-meter tsunami could now damage Fukushima – TEPCO
RT
The operator of Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant has raised the tsunami projectile height, saying it would take a 26-meter wave to damage the facility and cause radioactive leakage, local media reported. This comes as Japan faces a typhoon threat.
Fukushima to Be Hit by Typhoon, Causing Ocean Contamination: TepcoRIA Novosti
TEPCO doubles tsunami height in damage estimate for Fukushima plantAsahi Shimbun
Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Plant Weekly ReviewNuclear Street – Nuclear Power Portal (blog)
Citizens for Legitimate Government
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Posted on 5 October 2014 | 6:25 pm

After Fukushima, is it moral for Australia to sell uranium to India? – The Guardian


The Guardian

After Fukushima, is it moral for Australia to sell uranium to India?
The Guardian
At the height of the Fukushima nuclear disaster in 2011, Japanese prime minister Nato Kan was faced with a decision: would he have to order the evacuation of Tokyo. "Three of the reactors also experienced hydrogen explosions, he said. "If this
Fukushima operator, Sellafield to compare nuclear notesYahoo News UK
Water treatment facility at Fukushima No. 1 suspended againThe Japan Times

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Posted on 29 September 2014 | 12:13 pm

Fukushima – Yahoo News Search Results

Japan minister's quitting a hitch, but won't affect reactor restart

TOKYO – Japan's plan to restart nuclear reactors shut down after the Fukushima disaster will not be affected by Monday's resignation of the industry minister, but Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is losing a convincing advocate of a move viewed mostly with suspicion. Forty-year-old Yuko Obuchi's resignation from the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, six weeks after she was appointed, is the …

Posted on 20 October 2014 | 8:52 am

Art show on Fukushima food safety causes stir

LONDON – A controversial performance artist whose work explores the safety of food from Fukushima Prefecture is attracting media interest at one of London’s most prestigious contemporary art shows.

Posted on 17 October 2014 | 12:27 pm

Fukushima students win award for film about WWII balloon bombs

NEWARK, NEW JERSEY – A group of junior high school students from Fukushima Prefecture won recognition in a global video contest for making a short film on bombs attached to balloons by the Japanese military during World War II.

Posted on 17 October 2014 | 12:20 pm

OECD Tohoku School's "Tohoku Fukkousai 'WA' in Paris" Shares Concepts of Fukushima: 'Wonder', 'Now' and 'Vitality'

OECD Tohoku School's "Tohoku Fukkousai 'WA' in PARIS" was held at Champ de Mars Park in Paris over the two days of August 30 and 31 .

Posted on 16 October 2014 | 10:17 am

Japanese governor says too soon for nuke restarts

TOKYO (AP) — A Japanese governor said Wednesday the country should not restart any nuclear plants until the cause of the Fukushima meltdown is fully understood and nearby communities have emergency plans that can effectively respond to another major accident.

Posted on 15 October 2014 | 1:37 pm

Six running for governor of Fukushima

FUKUSHIMA – Official campaigning started Thursday for the Oct. 26 gubernatorial election in Fukushima Prefecture, with the main focus on recovery from the 2011 quake, tsunami and nuclear disasters.

Posted on 9 October 2014 | 5:47 pm

Fukushima No. 1 plant workers kept in the dark over hazard pay

HIRONO, FUKUSHIMA PREF. – Almost a year after Japan pledged to double hazard pay at the stricken Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant, workers are still in the dark about how much extra they are getting paid — if anything — for cleaning up the worst nuclear disaster since Chernobyl.

Posted on 8 October 2014 | 8:04 am

Nuclear workers kept in dark on Fukushima hazard pay

By Mari Saito and Antoni Slodkowski HIRONO (Reuters) – Almost a year after Japan pledged to double hazard pay at the stricken Fukushima nuclear plant, workers are still in the dark about how much extra they are getting paid, if anything, for cleaning up the worst nuclear disaster since Chernobyl. Under pressure to improve working conditions at Fukushima after a series of radioactive water leaks …

Posted on 8 October 2014 | 1:01 am

Insight – Nuclear workers kept in dark on Fukushima hazard pay

By Mari Saito and Antoni Slodkowski HIRONO (Reuters) – Almost a year after Japan pledged to double hazard pay at the stricken Fukushima nuclear plant, workers are still in the dark about how much extra they are getting paid, if anything, for cleaning up the worst nuclear disaster since Chernobyl. Under pressure to improve working conditions at Fukushima after a series of radioactive water leaks …

Posted on 7 October 2014 | 9:04 pm

Fukushima operator, Sellafield to compare nuclear notes

The operator of Japan's tsunami-battered Fukushima nuclear plant announced on Tuesday it had agreed to share knowledge and experience on decommissioning damaged reactors with Britain's Sellafield.

Posted on 30 September 2014 | 7:17 am