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Russian Scientists Travel to Kuril Islands to Study Effects of Fukushima Meltdown - The Moscow Times

The Moscow Times

Russian Scientists Travel to Kuril Islands to Study Effects of Fukushima Meltdown
The Moscow Times
Russian scientists will travel Thursday to the Kuril Islands in order to assess the fallout from Japan's Fukushima disaster, expedition head Yury Lyukanov said, stressing the group would stay out of Japanese waters. The expedition, which is financed by ...
Japan's Fukushima Prefecture Stricken by 5.0-M EarthquakeInternational Business Times AU
Abolish the Nukes Before they Abolish UsHuffington Post
Radiation fears still haunt FukushimaRappler
Finance and Commerce
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US opposes post-Fukushima nuclear safety proposal - RT

RT

US opposes post-Fukushima nuclear safety proposal
RT
... addendums to the 77-nation Convention on Nuclear Safety, or CNS, so that countries around the globe are compelled to upgrade energy facilities in hopes of preventing fallout like the one spawned by the Fukushima meltdown more than three years ago.


After Fukushima, is it moral for Australia to sell uranium to India? - The Guardian

The Guardian

After Fukushima, is it moral for Australia to sell uranium to India?
The Guardian
... significant lengths to hide the true extend of the meltdown from the public, and from their ally the United States, according to a report in the New York Times. Although Tokyo was not evacuated, over 300,000 people from the Fukushima area were ...
Fukushima operator, Sellafield to compare nuclear notesYahoo News UK

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Japanese conceptual artists to offer soup made from Fukushima vegetables at ... - The Independent

The Independent

Japanese conceptual artists to offer soup made from Fukushima vegetables at ...
The Independent
Its main ingredient, the daikon radish, was grown in Fukushima, near where a devastating earthquake and tsunami damaged the nuclear power plant, resulting in three of the reactors melting down causing nuclear material to seep out. The soup will be ...

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In Japan, Fukushima residents are frustrated but resigned - Washington Post

In Japan, Fukushima residents are frustrated but resigned
Washington Post
But they were wiped out by the tsunami, which also precipitated a triple meltdown at the nearby Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant. Now the Endos live in public housing 15 miles away, still dreaming of the day they can return to the location where ...


U.S. Said to Join Russia in Blocking Fukushima Safety Response - swissinfo.ch

U.S. Said to Join Russia in Blocking Fukushima Safety Response
swissinfo.ch
Engineers are designing reinforced bunkers for back-up power and installing emergency cooling systems to contain a meltdown. The country is also reinforcing the concrete bases of its oldest reactors and creating elite teams of emergency responders.

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Fukushima Refugees Wary of Returning Home - Wall Street Journal

Wall Street Journal

Fukushima Refugees Wary of Returning Home
Wall Street Journal
KAWAUCHI VILLAGE, Japan—Ichiko Akimoto returned to her home in this mountain village recently after 3½ years of hopping among her children's homes and temporary residences around Tokyo. The triple meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power ...

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A couple returns to their 'heaven' near the Fukushima nuclear disaster - PRI

PRI

A couple returns to their 'heaven' near the Fukushima nuclear disaster
PRI
During the meltdown, radiation coated the area. Now, residents are being told the clean-up is mostly finished, though many houses are still vacant, with overgrown lawns and quiet windows. But not the home of Kyoko Baba and her husband, Yoshishiro.


Japanese Governor Says Too Soon for Nuke Restarts - ABC News

Japanese Governor Says Too Soon for Nuke Restarts
ABC News
A Japanese governor said Wednesday the country should not restart any nuclear plants until the cause of the Fukushima meltdown is fully understood and nearby communities have emergency plans that can effectively respond to another major accident.

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Fukushima's consequences can't be swept under the rug - LSU The Reveille

RIA Novosti

Fukushima's consequences can't be swept under the rug
LSU The Reveille
In March 2011, a magnitude 9.0 earthquake and tsunami hit Japan, and the damage caused the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Plant a Level 7 nuclear meltdown. Almost four years later, 300 tons of contaminated water pours into the Pacific Ocean every single ...
Be cautious when toying with nuclear powerThe Brandeis Hoot
Japanese Civil Activists Demand Prosecution Over Fukushima's TEPCO BoardRIA Novosti
LNG-Dependent Japan Tries To Gain Leverage Over PricingOilPrice.com

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