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Rockfish Caught off Fukushima Still Exceeds Radioactivity Limits via Maritime Executive

PUBLISHED FEB 8, 2022 3:00 PM BY THE MARITIME EXECUTIVE Radiation continues to plague local fisheries near Fukushima, Japan, a decade after a massive earthquake caused a meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. On Tuesday, Japanese health officials said … Continue reading

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Cancer patients forced to testify anonymously in Fukushima nuclear disaster case via The Telegraph

ByJulian Ryall TOKYO A court in Japan this week began hearings against the operator of a Fukushima power plant over cases of thyroid cancer in children allegedly linked to the 2011 nuclear disaster. […] The people – all aged between 6 and 16 at … Continue reading

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‘Atoms and Ashes,’ a Frightening Tour of Six Nuclear Accidents via The New York Times

Serhii Plokhy writes about Three Mile Island, Chernobyl and other disasters, and about the common impulse among governments “to hide information and, later, to spin or distort it.” By Jennifer Szalai ATOMS AND ASHESA Global History of Nuclear DisastersBy Serhii PlokhyIllustrated. … Continue reading

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Unpublished Data Show High Concentrations of Iodine-132 in Foods after the Nuclear Accident—Fukushima Prefecture via OurPlanet-TV

OurPlanet-TV has obtained unpublished food data of Fukushima Prefecture from March 19, 2011, following the accident at Tokyo Electric Power Co.’s Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station. According to these data, 48,000 becquerels per kilogram (bq/kg) of radioactive iodine-131 (I-131) had … Continue reading

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A Message from Ms. Setsuko Shimomoto下本節子さん証言via Manhattan Project for a Nuclear-Free World

A Message from Ms. Setsuko Shimomoto Ms. Setsuko Shimomoto is originally from Muroto, a fishing village in Kochi, Japan. In the 1950s, Setsuko’s father was a fisherman who was exposed to the radioactive fallout from the nuclear testing near the … Continue reading

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The Russian takeover of the defunct Chernobyl site challenges the ‘peaceful, safe and sustainable’ branding of nuclear energy via The Conversation

At least seven forest fires continue to burn around the Russian-held Chernobyl nuclear site in Ukraine, raising fears radionuclides could spread from the defunct facility. […] According to the statement, the fires now cover an area ten times larger than the emergency … Continue reading

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Years without forestry education as Fukushima decontamination falls short via Japan Times

The March 2011 meltdown at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant caused serious damage to forests in the surrounding areas. Even now, 11 years after the accident, little has been done to decontaminate them. In some areas, projects are … Continue reading

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The vulnerability of nuclear plants during military conflict:Lessons from Fukushima Daiichi Focus on Zaporizhzhia, Ukraine via Greenpeace International

2 March 2022 Briefing -Greenpeace International by Jan Vande Putte (radiation protection advisor & nuclear campaigner for Greenpeace East Asia & Greenpeace Belgium) and Shaun Burnie (senior nuclear specialist, Greenpeace East Asia) […] Nuclear power plants are some of the … Continue reading

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Learning material about the nuclear disaster and TPNW

Supplementary material (English PDF) ビキニ教材資料 (Japanese PDF)

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IAEA reviews water release from damaged Japan nuclear plant via AP

By MARI YAMAGUCHI TOKYO (AP) — A team from the International Atomic Energy Agency on Monday began its review of Japan’s plan to begin releasing more than a million tons of treated radioactive water into the sea from the wrecked … Continue reading

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