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Meet the Nuclear Cattle of Fukushima via CNN

[…]That’s what one filmmaker discovered in 2011 when he heard of a group of former farmers in Fukushima’s nuclear exclusion zone, fighting to keep their radiation-affected cows alive, though they brought them no profit. “The farmers think of these cows … Continue reading

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Cows in Fukushima Radiation Zone Find New Purpose: Science via abc news

In an abandoned Japanese village, cows grazing in lush green plains begin to gather when they hear the familiar rumble of the ranch owner’s mini-pickup. This isn’t feeding time, though. Instead, the animals are about to be measured for how … Continue reading

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Thousands of Fukushima Cows Culled in Decontamination Program via Ria Novosti

MOSCOW, April 25 (RIA Novosti) – Authorities in Japan’s Fukushima Prefecture have ordered the culling of 1,692 cows abandoned after the evacuation of the region’s radiation zone, Japan Daily Press reported Friday. The herd was living in a 20-kilometer radius … Continue reading

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