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By nsnbc On Saturday, March 18th, 2017

South Korea Expanded Japanese Fish Ban Over Fukushima Contamination

nsnbc : South Korea, on Friday, expanded its ban on Japanese fisheries products over concerns of contamination from the crippled Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant (NPP). The government in Seoul accuses Japan More...

A fishing boat washed inland by the 2011 Tsunami next to a shrine inside the Fukushima nuclear exclusion zone. Thom Davies, Author provided
By nsnbc On Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016

Japan earthquake: social aftershocks of Fukushima disaster are still being felt

TC : At 5.59am local time on November 22, Fukushima was hit by a 7.4 magnitude earthquake, triggering a tsunami warning. For residents in the same region of Japan devastated by the major 2011 Tōhoku earthquake More...

It's difficult to keep a camera steady when the earth is shaking under you, isn't it?
By nsnbc On Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016

Magnitude 7.4 Earthquake Rattled Eastern Japan – Fukushima

nsnbc : An earthquake with a magnitude of 7.4 on the Richter scale rattled eastern Honshu in Japan, triggering a tsunami warning for Fukushima and tsunami advisories for the rest of the east coast. The cooling system More...

By nsnbc On Wednesday, September 14th, 2016

TEPCO Prepares for Removal of Fuel from Fukushima Daiichi Unit 1 Reactor Building

nsnbc : Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO), the operator of the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power facility in Fukushima prefecture, Japan, has removed the first of the panels that were set up around the More...

By nsnbc On Monday, May 23rd, 2016

Tokyo Accused of Cooking Fukushima Radiation Data

 nsnbc : Radiation readings conducted by private activists, 40 km from the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power facility are about eight to ten times higher than those published by authorities, said Yoichi More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Tuesday, April 19th, 2016

Egypt Joins Mediterranean Nuclear Russian Roulette Club

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : In January Egypt began the construction of its nuclear power plant in Dabaa built by Russia’s Rosatom. Experts warned since the discovery of a new fault line that a devastating More...

By nsnbc On Saturday, March 12th, 2016

Five years after Fukushima, there are big lessons for nuclear disaster liability

Makoto Takahashi (TC) : As four reactors at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power plant suffered catastrophic cooling failures and exploded in March 2011, the world watched in disbelief. For Japan, this was not just More...

Fukushima, the gift that will keep on giving.
By Christof Lehmann On Thursday, March 10th, 2016

The Lasting Lethal Legacies of the Fukushima & Chernobyl Nuclear Disasters

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Five years after the nuclear disaster in Fukushima , Japan, and thirty years after the disaster in Chernobyl, Ukraine, a substantial review of scientific studies conducted by Greenpeace More...

Do radioactive isotopes bioaccumulate in Japan but don't enter Ukraine? No passport no entry?
By Christof Lehmann On Wednesday, December 30th, 2015

Japan’s Fukushima Prefecture Shows Wave of Mutations

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Japanese researchers are reluctant to comment, but more than 90 percent of fir trees in forests close to the crippled Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) show signs of mutations More...

By nsnbc On Monday, November 9th, 2015
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Former Japanese Ambassador calls on IOC to cancel 2020 Olympics over Fukushima Risks

nsnbc : The former Japanese Ambassador to Switzerland, Mitshei Murata, has called on the President of the International Olympic Committee to move the 2020 Olympics from Tokyo or to cancel the games over the situation More...