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Japan logs first half-year trade surplus since Fukushima – Japan Today


Japan Today

Japan logs first half-year trade surplus since Fukushima
Japan Today
Japan on Monday posted its first half-year trade surplus since the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster, after the accident sent energy import bills soaring and led to a string of deficits. The world's third largest economy logged a January-June surplus of

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Posted on 25 July 2016 | 5:29 am

Fukushima banks hope to lure nuclear evacuees back by reopening branches – The Japan Times


Fukushima banks hope to lure nuclear evacuees back by reopening branches
The Japan Times
FUKUSHIMA – Regional banks in Fukushima Prefecture are reopening outlets in radiation-contaminated areas to help lure residents back more than five years after the triple core meltdown at the Fukushima No. 1 power plant laid waste to the region in

Posted on 24 July 2016 | 5:24 am

Viral photos of Fukushima win media attention abroad, criticism from … – Hong Kong Free Press


Hong Kong Free Press

Viral photos of Fukushima win media attention abroad, criticism from …
Hong Kong Free Press
After an aspiring professional photographer from Malaysia claimed to have snuck into the Fukushima exclusion zone, his images went viral. Then the social …

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Posted on 24 July 2016 | 2:35 am

VOX POPULI: There’s no end to Fukushima crisis while melted fuel remains – Asahi Shimbun


Asahi Shimbun

VOX POPULI: There's no end to Fukushima crisis while melted fuel remains
Asahi Shimbun
Local governments raised objections to the use of this word in a report compiled by a government organ that supports the decommissioning of the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant. While the report discusses the extraction of melted fuel as a

Posted on 23 July 2016 | 3:28 am

Radiation Along Fukushima Rivers Up to 200 Times Higher Than Pacific Ocean Seabed – EcoWatch


EcoWatch

Radiation Along Fukushima Rivers Up to 200 Times Higher Than Pacific Ocean Seabed
EcoWatch
Radioactive contamination in the seabed off the Fukushima coast is hundreds of times above pre-2011 levels, while contamination in local rivers is up to 200 times higher than ocean sediment, according to results from Greenpeace Japan survey work …
Radiation levels in seabed off Fukushima '100s of times' higher than …RT
Greenpeace: 'Extremely High' Jump in Post-Fukushima Radioactive ChemicalsCommon Dreams (press release)
Greenpeace reports jump in radioactive contamination in Fukushima waterwaysThe Japan Times
Global Voices Online –Asian Correspondent (blog)
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Posted on 22 July 2016 | 3:01 pm

Japanese Officials Allowing More Fukushima Evacuees to Return … – The Weather Channel


The Weather Channel

Japanese Officials Allowing More Fukushima Evacuees to Return …
The Weather Channel
For the first time since the 2011 nuclear disaster in Fukushima the government will lift the designation of some "difficult-to-return zones" around the nuclear plant.
Report from Fukushima: 5 years after the great earthquake | GreenBizGreenBiz

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Posted on 22 July 2016 | 12:09 am

Fukushima ‘ice wall’ fails to stop radioactive water – The Times (subscription)


The Times (subscription)

Fukushima 'ice wall' fails to stop radioactive water
The Times (subscription)
Tepco has inserted 1,568 metal pipes filled with coolant 30 metres into the earth which surrounds the plant. The coolant freezes the earth to a thickness of two metres, forming a supposedly impenetrable underground barrierKIMIMASA MAYAMA/Corbis.

Posted on 21 July 2016 | 11:08 pm

Fukushima ‘ice wall’ failing to stop radioactive water | World | The … – The Times (subscription)


The Times (subscription)

Fukushima 'ice wall' failing to stop radioactive water | World | The …
The Times (subscription)
Tepco has inserted 1,568 metal pipes 30 metres into the earth which surround the plant at one-metre intervals. Coolant freezes the earth to a thickness of two …
TEPCO ordered to pay for 'false rumors' from Fukushima crisis:The …Asahi Shimbun
Latin American Herald Tribune – Fukushima Operator Admits Ice …Latin American Herald Tribune

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Posted on 21 July 2016 | 11:03 am

Japan: Returning home after Fukushima nuclear disaster – Al Jazeera – Aljazeera.com (blog)


Aljazeera.com (blog)

Japan: Returning home after Fukushima nuclear disaster – Al Jazeera
Aljazeera.com (blog)
Minamisoma returnees keen to rebuild lives after lifting of evacuation order for first time since 2011 nuclear disaster.
JFN receives contract for Mitsubishi's Fukushima nuclear power …Power Technology

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Posted on 18 July 2016 | 6:00 am

Urban explorers in Fukushima’s ghost towns – in pictures – The Guardian


Urban explorers in Fukushima's ghost towns – in pictures
The Guardian
Keow said: 'This was one of the creepiest things I have ever seen. I have been to many places, but nothing like Fukushima. The traffic lights are still operating but there are no cars around. It all reminded me of the movie I Am Legend, like stepping

Posted on 15 July 2016 | 5:29 pm