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Radioactive boars run wild around Fukushima nuclear reactors

| 06 April 2016 | Communities in northern Japan are being overwhelmed by radioactive wild boars which are rampaging across the countryside after being contaminated by the Fukushima nuclear disaster. 69 more words


Indonesia earthquake, Fukushima meltdown and more

Indonesia earthquake: Tsunami warnings and deaths confirmed as 7.9 tremor hits south-east Asia

Tsunami warnings have been issued by national authorities around the Indian Ocean after a shallow 7.9 magnitude earthquake struck off the southwest coast of Sumatra island in Indonesia. 238 more words

As Fukushima Continues Leaking, 3 Former TEPCO Execs Charged With Negligence

by Claire Bernish

Three former executives from the Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) have been formally charged with negligence over the 2011 disaster at the company’s Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant. 385 more words


These Photos Show What's Left Behind After A Nuclear Disaster

over 160,000 people were evacuated from their homes in 2011 when a tsunami triggered a triple meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear reactors. What’s left behind is a 20km radius radioactive exclusion zone where very few residents dare to return. 159 more words

Not quite terminators: Rescue robots compete at DARPA challenge finals

Twenty-three robots are competing in the DARPA Robotics Challenge finals for the $3.5 million prize fund, with their human controllers attempting to steer them through an obstacle course simulating a disaster scenario. 159 more words