Tag Archives: East Japan Earthquake + Fukushima

Fukushima at 8: Accusations of scientific misconduct concern city in Japan via Beyond Nuclear

[…] After the nuclear catastrophe began, Date City residents received glass badges that measured radioactivity. About four and a half years of measurements collected from these glass badges were used by Ryugo Hayano, Professor emeritus from the University of Tokyo … Continue reading

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FUKUSHIMA UPDATE SPECIAL – Microparticles, Medical Data Manipulation  via Nuclear Hotseat

CLICK HERE for this week’s episode, #401This Week’s Featured Interview: Nancy Foust is Communications Manager & Research Team Member for Simply Info, a not for profit research collective that holds and manages the world’s largest public archive of data on the Fukushima disaster. Every year … Continue reading

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Fukushima Thyroid Examination December 2018: 166 Surgically Confirmed as Thyroid Cancer Among 207 Cytology Suspected Cases via Fukushima Voice Version 2E

  January 10, 2019 ♦Note: This post is likely to be updated with key points from the meeting in the near future. For more detailed information on the Fukushima Thyroid Examination itself, see the September 2017 fact sheet (long version, … Continue reading

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Well-known Japanese photojournalist Ryuichi Hirokawa admits to sexual harassment

Ryuichi Hirokawa, an internationally recognized Japanese photojournalist, has admitted to sexual harassment that was reported by a weekly magazine, according to a publisher for which he served as a director. The publisher of the monthly photojournalism magazine Days Japan said … Continue reading

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Taiwan maintains ban on food from Fukushima disaster areas via Nikkei Asian Review

TAIPEI (Kyodo) — Voters in Taiwan approved a referendum Saturday to maintain a ban on food products from five Japanese prefectures, imposed after the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster, dealing a major blow to the government of President Tsai Ing-wen and … Continue reading

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Effects of suspected radiation exposure seen in Fukushima wild monkeys: researchers via The Mainichi

[…] Findings of abnormalities in these monkeys have been continuously reported in British scientific journals. Researchers assume that the monkeys ingested items like tree bark contaminated with radioactive cesium emanating from the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station. Tohoku University’s Department … Continue reading

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First reliable estimates of highly radioactive cesium-rich microparticles released by Fukushima disaster via Phys.org

Scientists have for the first time been able to estimate the amount of radioactive cesium-rich microparticles released by the disaster at the Fukushima power plant in 2011. This work, which will have significant health and environmental implications, is presented at … Continue reading

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Tokyo as well as Fukushima Is NOT radiologically Safe. The Government of Japan is Making Tokyo Olympics “Radiating Fields” of Athletes and Visitors via Go West-Come West

We are “Go West Come West,” an organization of evacuees from the Fukushima nuclear disaster and their supporters. On the 73rd anniversary of the United States atomic bombing, we would like to send greetings of solidarity to all visitors to … Continue reading

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Danger in the food chain via Euro/topics

Neither Chernobyl nor Fukushima have been overcome, Maria Arvaniti-Sotiropoulou, president of the Greek section of NGO International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War, warns in Avgi: “Chernobyl is not over. Its repercussions are still claiming lives and will persist … Continue reading

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A commemoration of the 72nd anniversary of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings on Aug. 5 in Little Tokyo also focused on a more recent catastrophe — the 2011 nuclear disaster in Fukushima — and those still living with the after-effects. The gathering … Continue reading

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