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Fukushima: An Assessment of the Quake, Tsunami and Nuclear Meltdown via Japan Focus

3:11 –The What[…]The triple catastrophe is often referred to as “soteigai” (unimaginable) but we now know was not the case. The Diet committee that investigated the accident pointed out last year that the disaster was structural, man-made, brought about by … Continue reading

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In Post-Fukushima Japan, Civil Society Turns up Heat on Officials via Inter Press Service

UNITED NATIONS, Nov 26 2012 (IPS) – For the former industrial engineer Yastel Yamada, retirement does not mean he intends to sit back. Instead, the 73-year-old and about 700 other skilled seniors across Japan are eager to volunteer to tackle … Continue reading

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