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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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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 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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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.


TEPCO removing protective Fukushima canopy for most dangerous op yet - RT

RT

TEPCO removing protective Fukushima canopy for most dangerous op yet
RT
After the holes were drilled, the workers coated the inside of the building with special anti-scattering resin to ensure that radioactive materials still lingering after reactor meltdown would not be agitated. The inside of the building contains a ...
Japanese Civil Activists Demand Prosecution Over Fukushima's TEPCO BoardRIA Novosti
Ex-PM Koizumi raps Abe's aim to revive nuclear powerThe Japan Times
LNG-Dependent Japan Tries To Gain Leverage Over PricingOilPrice.com
Perth Now
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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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'Scorpion' react: Incoming meltdown - Entertainment Weekly

Entertainment Weekly

'Scorpion' react: Incoming meltdown
Entertainment Weekly
They have 18 hours until there's a Fukushima-like meltdown. This is where the episode really gets interesting. Turns out the rest of the Scorpion collective hates Mark, and for good reason. Mark is a master manipulator, as Sylvester points out, and ...

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Fukushima's Children Aren't Dying - The New American

Fukushima's Children Aren't Dying
The New American
The latest news from Japan's Fukushima Prefecture sounds horrifying. “Thyroid Cancer in Children Surge in Fukushima Since Nuclear Meltdown,” shrieked a recent EcoWatch headline. “More than 100 youngsters in Japan diagnosed with thyroid cancer after ...


Japan's Keiichiro Shibuya to stage futuristic android opera - The National

The National

Japan's Keiichiro Shibuya to stage futuristic android opera
The National
Robots are used in Japan to perform a variety of tasks such as cooking noodles, helping patients undergo physiotherapy and helping in the clean-up after the 2011 nuclear meltdown at Fukushima. Ishiguro, a professor at Osaka University, is the master of ...


Safeguarding uranium exports - On Line opinion

Safeguarding uranium exports
On Line opinion
But for Russell, the death and suffering from Fukushima is "a consequence not of radiation or the Fukushima meltdown, but of fear mongering by the anti-nuclear movement." I've untangled most of the threads of that tortured logic elsewhere. In his ...