Nuclear power

Fukushima Radiation Affecting U.S. Tuna

August 28, 2013

Recent reports have exposed what some people had predicted at the time of the Fukushima nuclear disaster: that radiation would spread. And it has, through fish that migrates between North America and Japan. Reuters recently reported that “low levels of radioactive cesium from Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear accident turned up in fish caught off California […]

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Two Years After Fukushima, Nuclear Power Haunts Japan

March 12, 2013

Japanese people have gone back to the streets to protest against plans to reactivate nuclear reactors. Since the Fukushima nuclear disaster, the country has grown wearier of nuclear power and wants an end to atomic power. Related Posts:The Nuclear Threat Still Haunts JapanActivists Kickstart Fundraising Campaign to Create Post-Fukushima PublicationGetting Real About Climate ChangeFukushima Radiation […]

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Animals, the (Almost) Forgotten Victims of Nuclear Energy

October 22, 2012

Last year’s tsunami in Japan triggered off the worst nuclear accident in recent history. The nuclear reactor at Fukushima was damaged by the March 11 natural disaster and people living within 20km (12.4 miles) of the power plant were forced to leave the area, which shows the extent of the danger of nuclear power. Those […]

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Nagasaki Mayor Speaks Out Against Nuclear Power

August 9, 2012

67 years ago the city of Nagasaka in Japan was destroyed by an atomic bomb, three days after another bomb had been dropped on Hiroshima. Tomihisa Taue, Nagasaki’s current mayor, was born in 1956 and he remembers the eyewitness accounts of those who survived the bombings. For that reason he has become a campaigner for […]

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The Nuclear Threat Still Haunts Japan

August 8, 2012

Recently we blogged about a project by the Kyoto Journal called Fresh Currents, a magazine designed to offer thinking fodder for post-nuclear disaster Japan. The idea of the magazine is to dispel myths about nuclear power and to take a fresh look at alternative energy as a possibility for Japan. Related Posts:Two Years After Fukushima, […]

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