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Monkeys show effects of fallout from Fukushima nuclear meltdown, study says - South China Morning Post (subscription)

The Independent

Monkeys show effects of fallout from Fukushima nuclear meltdown, study says
South China Morning Post (subscription)
Wild monkeys in the Fukushima region of Japan have blood abnormalities linked to the radioactive fallout from the 2011 nuclear power plant disaster, says a scientific study. The Japanese macaques were found to have low white and red blood cell levels ...
Fukushima monkeys show signs of 'blood abnormalities' following 2011 nuclear ...The Independent
Fukushima Monkeys' Blood Shows Signs of Radiation ExposureLiveScience.com
Monkeys Around Fukushima Showing Abnormal BloodNature World News

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Leak at Fukushima nuclear plant threatens dangerous meltdown - Fox News

Fox News

Leak at Fukushima nuclear plant threatens dangerous meltdown
Fox News
Trouble is looming at Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant, as a leak has forced the shutdown of a cooling system that could cause temperatures to exceed dangerous levels. Fukushima operator Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) was forced to switch off ...
Riding The Nuclear Wave: San Diego Journalist Profiles Fukushima SurfersKPBS
TEPCO still can't prevent Fukushima radioactive water from leaking into soil, seaThe Voice of Russia
Will Floating Power Plants Tame The Nuclear NIMBYs?OilPrice.com

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Radiant smiles! Fukushima residents react to reports that they live in fear of ... - Daily Mail

Daily Mail

Radiant smiles! Fukushima residents react to reports that they live in fear of ...
Daily Mail
More than three years after the March 2011 meltdowns, the Fukushima plant is still plagued by a massive amount of contaminated water. Repeated water leaks from storage tanks and other mishaps have hampered a decommissioning effort that is expected to ...

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Doubts over ice wall to keep Fukushima safe from damaged nuclear reactors - The Guardian

The Guardian

Doubts over ice wall to keep Fukushima safe from damaged nuclear reactors
The Guardian
Tepco's record of mishaps in the three years since Fukushima Daiichi suffered a triple meltdown suggests the wall project will not be trouble free. The firm has had problems freezing irradiated water – using the same method being used to build the ...
Japan gives green light to restart pair of nuclear reactorsWashington Post
Japanese nuclear regulator's report marks a major step towards restarting ...i24news
NRA poised to greenlight restart of two Kagoshima reactorsThe Japan Times
Oman Daily Observer -Bloomberg
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Fukushima Disaster Will Never End, Dr. Caldicott Warns - OpEdNews

Fukushima Disaster Will Never End, Dr. Caldicott Warns
OpEdNews
The Great Eastern Earthquake of March 11, 2011, measuring 9.0 on the Richter scale, triggered the massive tsunami on Japan's East Coast that induced the meltdown of three of Tokyo Electric Power Co.'s(TEPCO) reactors at Fukushima within hours.


Quake, minor tsunami hit near Fukushima - SBS

SBS

Quake, minor tsunami hit near Fukushima
SBS
Large areas of the coastline covered by the advisory are still recovering from the 2011 quake and tsunami disaster that killed more than 18,000 people and triggered a meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant. Plant operators Tokyo Electric Power ...
Minor tsunami hits Fukushima region after strong quakeYahoo News UK

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Fukushima Radiation A Threat In America? - The Inquisitr

Fukushima Radiation A Threat In America?
The Inquisitr
As a result of a 9.0 magnitude earthquake off the coast of Fukushima, Japan, in March of 2011, a tsunami wiped out the power grid at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant complex, turning off cooling pumps and causing meltdowns in three reactors.

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Fukushima monkeys show possible 'effects of radiation' - eNCA

Fukushima monkeys show possible 'effects of radiation'
eNCA
The study sought to examine the health effects of long-term radioactive exposure on wild Japanese macaques following the massive earthquake and nuclear meltdown at Fukushima in March 2011. Such data from non-human primates, our closest relatives, ...


Reality apes movie for Fukushima monkeys - The Australian

Reality apes movie for Fukushima monkeys
The Australian
IN the latest Planet of the Apes movie, a virus created in a lab pushes primate evolution into overdrive while morphing into a simian flu that wipes out most of the human race. Scientists monitoring the aftermath of the Fukushima nuclear plant meltdown ...


Nuclear Plants Should Focus on Risks Posed by External Events, Study Says - New York Times

Nuclear Plants Should Focus on Risks Posed by External Events, Study Says
New York Times
The study, ordered by Congress after the triple meltdown at Fukushima Daiichi's reactors, said that the Nuclear Regulatory Commission and the American nuclear industry should focus on the main sources of risk: accidents set off by “extreme external ...