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Fukushima Radiation

Fukushima Rice Passes Radiation Tests For First Time Since Disaster

Reuters | Posted 03.06.2015 | World

TOKYO, Jan 5 (Reuters) - Fukushima rice passed Japan's radiation checks for the first time since the 2011 nuclear disaster that prompted internation...

No Fukushima Radiation Found Off The West Coast

Reuters | Posted 09.29.2014 | Green

By Courtney Sherwood PORTLAND, Ore., July 29 (Reuters) - Tests of water off the U.S. West Coast have found no signs of radiation from ...

The Animals Of Chernobyl Have Reclaimed Their Homeland, At A Price

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 05.08.2014 | Green

In 1986, an explosion at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant led to the single worst nuclear accident in history. For nearly three decades, humans have ...

Lynne Peeples

U.S. Armed Forces Sickened After Fukushima Meltdown Get Help From Online Fundraising

HuffingtonPost.com | Lynne Peeples | Posted 03.08.2014 | Green

Mike Sebourn served at a U.S. Navy base in Japan after the Fukushima nuclear meltdown, measuring radiation and decontaminating aircraft. Nathan Piekut...

Fukushima Radioactive Contamination May Reach West Coast Within Weeks

Robin Wilkey | Posted 02.27.2014 | Green

Radioactive contamination from Japan's Fukushima nuclear disaster may reach the U.S. West Coast within weeks, according to a report released Monday. B...

Cancer Risk In Fukushima Area Estimated

Posted 02.25.2014 | Healthy Living

By Bahar Gholipour, Staff Writer Published: 02/25/2014 08:29 AM EST on LiveScience For people living in areas neighboring the Fukushima nuclear ...

New Highly Radioactive Leak At Fukushima Plant

Reuters | Mari Saito | Posted 02.20.2014 | Green

* Worst radioactive water leak at Fukushima since last August * Utility says water unlikely to have reached ocean * Tepco strongly criticised fo...

Institutionalized Insanity and Humanity's Existential Crisis

Steve Bhaerman | Posted 02.17.2014 | Green
Steve Bhaerman

What if all of Humanity today called forth our current resources in a massive campaign to create renewable, nonpolluting energy so abundant that no armies are needed to defend it?

Nick Visser

Fukushima Teaches Only Safe Nuclear Power Is None At All: Advocates

HuffingtonPost.com | Nick Visser | Posted 10.10.2013 | Green

NEW YORK -- What lessons should Americans learn from the continuing disaster surrounding the crippled Fukushima nuclear facility in Japan? A panel of ...

Radiation Levels Near Fukushima Hit 2 Year High

Reuters | Posted 12.09.2013 | World

TOKYO, Oct 10 (Reuters) - Radiation levels in seawater just outside one of the damaged Fukushima reactors spiked this week to the highest level in t...

ANOTHER Leak At Crippled Fukushima Plant

Reuters | Posted 11.30.2013 | World

TOKYO, Oct 1 (Reuters) - The operator of Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant said on Tuesday that four tonnes of rainwater contaminated with lo...

Fukushima Forever

Charles Perrow | Posted 11.20.2013 | World
Charles Perrow

Recent disclosures of tons of radioactive water from the damaged Fukushima reactors spilling into the ocean are just the latest evidence of the continuing incompetence of the Japanese utility, TEPCO.

U.S. Adviser To Fukushima Urges Swift Action From Japan

Reuters | Posted 11.13.2013 | World

By Kevin Krolicki and James Topham TOKYO, Sept 13 (Reuters) - Japan should begin preparing to release a massive tide of water from the...

Fukushima Evacuation Has Killed More Than Earthquake And Tsunami, Survey Says

worldnews.nbcnews.com | Posted 09.10.2013 | Hawaii

More people have now died because of the Fukushima evacuation process than were killed in the region by the 2011 Japanese earthquake and tsunami which...

Tokyo 2020: The Whole World Is (Really) Watching Now

Nancy Snow | Posted 11.08.2013 | World
Nancy Snow

Tokyo may be celebrating, but there is a deeply concerning global angst about a city hosting the Olympic games about 220 kilometers (137 miles) from the site of one of the worst nuclear disasters in history.

Hawaii Scientists Seek To Calm U.S. Fears About Fukushima Radiation

jklk | Posted 09.19.2013 | Green

The following article is provided by Civil Beat. By Sophie Cocke University of Hawaii scientists are seeking to lessen anxieties about the poten...

2,000 Fukushima Workers At Risk Of Thyroid Cancer

Agence France Presse | Hiroshi Hiyama | Posted 09.18.2013 | World

Around 2,000 people who have worked at Japan's wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant face a heightened risk of thyroid cancer, its operator said Friday.Toky...

Situation In Fukishima Takes Turn For The Worst

Reuters | Posted 09.08.2013 | World

By Kentaro Hamada and Antoni Slodkowski TOKYO, July 9 (Reuters) - Japan may restart several reactors shut down by the Fukushima nuclea...

Matsumura Naoto Has Highest Radiation Level In Japan But Is Not Planning On Leaving

Posted 03.11.2013 | World

"It was crazy at first. No light. No sound." Eventually, Matsumura Naoto got used to the silence that overcame his village, Tomioka, after a dead...

My Old Country Home

Beth Murphy | Posted 05.11.2013 | World
Beth Murphy

Though they are alive and well, the nuclear refugees of Fukushima face a long, slow, surreal struggle that seems to have only just begun two years after they walked away from their homes and livelihoods.

Aaron Sankin

SHOCK: Radiation Found In California Fish

HuffingtonPost.com | Aaron Sankin | Posted 02.23.2013 | San Francisco

Nearly two years after a powerful earthquake triggered a leak at Japan's Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant, the effects of that disaster are still bein...

A Lasting Legacy of the Fukushima Rescue Mission: The Navy Life -- Into the Abyss

Roger Witherspoon | Posted 04.14.2013 | Green
Roger Witherspoon

To the U.S. government, Operation Tomodachi was just another big humanitarian aid and rescue mission in which the nearest Navy fleet and many land-based personnel rushed to the aid of an ally in need.

Eating Tuna: What's in Your Roll? What's in Your Can?

Carl Safina | Posted 02.03.2013 | Green
Carl Safina

We all want to just eat and not worry too much about it. That's hard if you're confused about GMOs, mercury, other toxic chemicals, antibiotics, and radioactivity.

Fear and Uncertainty for Fukushima

Jane_Cohen | Posted 05.12.2012 | World
Jane_Cohen

Despite the government's assurance that all areas outside the mandatory 20-kilometer evacuation zone are safe, he found elevated levels of radiation in his own backyard -- and in his house.

A Look Back: Radiation Concerns In The U.S. After Fukushima

Posted 03.11.2012 | Green

After the March 11 earthquake and tsunami that devastated parts of Japan and caused the largest nuclear accident since Chernobyl, concerns about radia...