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Fukushima scientists watch the cows – The Columbian


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Fukushima scientists watch the cows
The Columbian
Yukio Yamamoto, owner of the large Yamamoto Ranch, looks at his cow after its medical check-up at his ranch in Namie town, 12 kilometers (7.5 miles) north of the crippled Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant on Aug. 27, 2016. Ranchers who refused a …

Posted on 29 September 2016 | 1:13 pm

TEPCO to begin removing tainted water at Fukushima plant:The … – Asahi Shimbun


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TEPCO to begin removing tainted water at Fukushima plant:The …
Asahi Shimbun
Tokyo Electric Power Co. intends to begin pumping up highly contaminated water accumulating in the basements of buildings at its wrecked Fukushima No.
Can Japan's Energy Reforms Make Renewable Energy Growth …Greentech Media

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Posted on 29 September 2016 | 6:03 am

Giant hydrogen plant to come online in Fukushima by 2020- Nikkei … – Nikkei Asian Review


SeeNews Renewables

Giant hydrogen plant to come online in Fukushima by 2020- Nikkei …
Nikkei Asian Review
TOKYO — Toshiba, Tohoku Electric Power and Iwatani will together invest several billion yen (1 billion yen = about $9.93 million) to build one of the.
Toshiba, partners win NEDO funds hydrogen energy project …SeeNews Renewables

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Posted on 28 September 2016 | 8:42 pm

Japan: Radioactive Cesium Builds Up In Fukushima Dams, Contamination of Water and Agriculture – Center for Research on Globalization


Center for Research on Globalization

Japan: Radioactive Cesium Builds Up In Fukushima Dams, Contamination of Water and Agriculture
Center for Research on Globalization
“It's best to leave it as it is,” an official from the Ministry of the Environment says, with the knowledge that in 10 dams in Fukushima Prefecture, there is soil containing concentrations of cesium over the limit set for designated waste — or over 8

Posted on 28 September 2016 | 11:17 am

Meet the nuclear cattle of Japan – CNN.com – CNN


CNN

Meet the nuclear cattle of Japan – CNN.com
CNN
A group of former farmers in Fukushima's nuclear exclusion zone are fighting to keep their radiation-affected cows alive.

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Posted on 28 September 2016 | 3:23 am

Meet the nuclear cattle of Fukushima – CNN International


CNN International

Meet the nuclear cattle of Fukushima
CNN International
On March 11 2011, a 15-meter tsunami triggered by a 8.9-magnitude earthquake, disabled the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Fukushima, causing a nuclear accident. Residents within a 20 km radius of the facility were forced to evacuate their …

Posted on 28 September 2016 | 3:23 am

Japan performs tsunami debris cleanup off Fukushima 1st time since nuclear disaster – RT


RT

Japan performs tsunami debris cleanup off Fukushima 1st time since nuclear disaster
RT
Local fisheries have begun a debris cleanup near the Fukushima plant for the first time since the tsunami-triggered nuclear disaster. However a plan to start trial fishing next year may face a setback as a nearly-completed ice wall is failing to halt
Eerie Photos Reveal What Fukushima Looks Like 4 Years After the …NextShark
Japanese minister charts 'steady progress' after FukushimaWorld Nuclear News
Fukushima ice wall failing to deliver on promise- Nikkei Asian ReviewNikkei Asian Review
Japan Today –Ledger Independent
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Posted on 28 September 2016 | 1:32 am

Fukushima operator to delay bond issue to 2017 -newspaper | Reuters – Reuters


Fukushima operator to delay bond issue to 2017 -newspaper | Reuters
Reuters
Tokyo Electric Power CompanyHoldings, the operator of the crippledFukushima-Daiichi reactor, is set to delay its first bond issuein about six years due to a …

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Posted on 27 September 2016 | 12:04 am

Fukushima Radiation Causes 100% Infant Mortality Among Orca Whales : snopes.com – snopes.com


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Fukushima Radiation Causes 100% Infant Mortality Among Orca Whales : snopes.com
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Origin:Fear-mongering articles reporting that radiation from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster (triggered by the tsunami that followed the Tōhoku earthquake of 11 March 2011) had caused a 100% infant mortality among orca whales born since then

Posted on 26 September 2016 | 5:21 pm

Japan’s Chisato Fukushima wore acupuncture patches while … – Daily Mail


Daily Mail

Japan's Chisato Fukushima wore acupuncture patches while …
Daily Mail
Chisato Fukushima, who is the Japanese record holder in the women's 100m and 200m, was seen running at Rio 2016 with the patches which are supposed to …

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Posted on 15 August 2016 | 4:24 pm

Fukushima – BingNews

Heavy rains stall assessment of frozen wall at Fukushima plant

Tokyo Electric Power Co. reported a delay in the underground ice wall project at its Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant, citing the stalled assessment of the structure due to heavy rains from a recent typhoon. The utility reported the delay at a review …

Posted on 29 September 2016 | 9:12 am

Pokémon Go maker taken to court over players on beaches

Players were also banned from entering the Cambodian genocide museum in August and warned not to venture into the Fukushima disaster zone in Japan in July.

Posted on 29 September 2016 | 7:11 am

Can Japan’s Energy Reforms Make Renewable Energy Growth Smarter?

Five years on, the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power disaster is driving a restructuring of Japan’s $150 billion electricity sector. In April, the retail market opened to competition, representing a momentous shift for an industry where 10 regional power …

Posted on 29 September 2016 | 6:34 am

Radiation From Fukushima Meltdown Has Affected The Entire Pacific Ocean And Getting Worse

The nuclear disaster has contaminated the world’s largest ocean in only five years and it’s still leaking 300 tons of radiation every day. What was the most dangerous nuclear disaster in world history? Most people would say the Chernobyl nuclear …

Posted on 29 September 2016 | 3:22 am

Harnessing the power of storms: New wind turbine could capture energy from TYPHOONS, producing enough electricity to last Japan for 50 years

Japan has reverted to fossil fuel based power plants and importing more than 80 per cent of its energy since the devastating Fukushima disaster in 2011 led to the country’s nuclear power stations being taken offline. According to Shimizu, western wind …

Posted on 29 September 2016 | 2:30 am

Fukushima Radiation Has Contaminated The Entire Pacific Ocean – And It’s Going To Get Worse

The nuclear disaster has contaminated the world’s largest ocean in only five years and it’s still leaking 300 tons of radiation every day. However, Fukushima is having a bigger impact than just the West coast of North America. Scientists are now saying …

Posted on 28 September 2016 | 11:25 pm

Radiation from Fukushima now causes 100% infant mortality rate in west coast orcas

The consequences of Fukushima incident are far reaching and numerous. The disaster is to blame for the 100% infant mortality rate in west coast orcas. In 2008, the Scientific American reported that there were 406 dead zones — meaning there was not …

Posted on 28 September 2016 | 10:33 pm

Japan performs tsunami debris cleanup off Fukushima 1st time since nuclear disaster

Local fisheries have begun a debris cleanup near the Fukushima plant for the first time since the tsunami-triggered nuclear disaster. However a plan to start trial fishing next year may face a setback as a nearly-completed ice wall is failing to halt water …

Posted on 28 September 2016 | 7:30 am

Meet the nuclear cattle of Fukushima

(CNN)Some families have at least one relative who’s either odd or eccentric. Others boast family members of a more unusual kind. That’s what one filmmaker discovered in 2011 when he heard of a group of former farmers in Fukushima’s nuclear exclusion zone …

Posted on 28 September 2016 | 3:41 am

Fukushima Cows Find New Purpose in Radiation Study

In an abandoned Japanese village, cows grazing in lush green plains begin to gather when they hear the familiar rumble of the ranch owner’s mini-pickup. This isn’t feeding time, though. Instead, the animals are about to be measured for how they’re …

Posted on 27 September 2016 | 3:22 pm