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Japanese physicians demand better post-Fukushima monitoring and public health measures

Physicians Against Nuclear War in Japan has published a statement regarding the Fukushima nuclear disaster that deserves a wider international audience. It protests recent Japanese government pressures for return of displaced people to areas radioactively contaminated from the Fukushima nuclear disaster; continued tolerance of radiation exposures for the general public, which… 138 more words

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Two bats converse

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Dylan's Nuclear storm

I met Dylan in Noosa and he was photographing surfers. He is an amazing photographer so when he told me about his “nuclear project” I thought we should talk about it. 617 more words

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FUKUS-hima: Japanese government seeks approval to dump more radioactive groundwater into ocean


The Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO), which is currently handling cleanup efforts at the stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant in Japan, is pushing the country’s fisheries federation to allow more dumping of radioactive wastewater into the Pacific Ocean. 579 more words

About Nuclear Tests and Involuntary Relocation

What follows is a translation of a news piece from a Japanese newspaper, another submission I got since I scratched the surface of trying to figure out the direct impact of the nuclear plant malfunction in Fukushima on the lives of its inhabitants. 676 more words

Nuclear Regulator Ignores Safety Limits

The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission has recommended that Pickering Nuclear Generating Station be allowed to operate beyond its design life even though Safety Limits are broken. 19 more words

Fukushima Soil measurements by Japanese Citizens - one Million Becquerel per m²

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Saitama Misato city April 2014

Mr Masaichi Shiozaki has collected soil samples and let  measurements perform: With a Germanium semiconductor detector. CRMS Fukushima uses them also. 431 more words

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