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New study on nuclear testing in French Polynesia reveals France’s ‘censorship and secrecy’ via The World

More than 400 claims have been filed against the French government for nuclear tests on French Polynesia between 1966 and 1996. Scientists say about 110,000 people have been affected by radioactive fallout. By Ashley Westerman It’s been nearly two decades since … Continue reading

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75 Years After Trinity: The Human Cost of Nuclear Tests via The Diplomat

Seventy-five years ago today, the United States conducted the Trinity test, the world’s first nuclear detonation. In the ensuing years, the U.S. ultimately conducted more than 1,000 nuclear tests, half of all known tests conducted by the world’s nine nuclear nations since 1945. Now, … Continue reading

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When Kodak Accidentally Discovered A-Bomb Testing via Popular Mechanics

By Matt Blitz The ground shook, a brilliant white flash enveloped the sky, and the world changed forever. Code name “Trinity,” the bomb test at dawn on July 16, 1945 in Alamogordo, New Mexico was the first large-scale atomic weapons … Continue reading

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British scientists tested dead Australians for nuclear radiation via Australian Times.co.uk

Startling evidence that British scientists secretly tested up to 21,830 dead young Australians, without the knowledge of their parents, for radiation contamination following nuclear weapons tests in the 1950s. […] The author of Maralinga, Frank Walker, laid his hands on … Continue reading

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Hiroshima, Nagasaki write to Obama to protest U.S. plutonium tests via Global Post

The mayors of Hiroshima and Nagasaki separately sent letters of protest to President Barack Obama on Tuesday after the United States revealed it had conducted an experiment using plutonium to examine the capabilities of nuclear weapons between April and June. … Continue reading

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Fukushima Is Already Harming Our Children via Reader Supported News

hyroid abnormalities have now been confirmed among tens of thousands of children downwind from Fukushima. They are the first clear sign of an unfolding radioactive tragedy that demands this industry be buried forever. Two years after Fukushima exploded, three still-smoldering … Continue reading

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Co-op checking meals for cesium via The Japan Times Online

The Japanese Consumers’ Cooperative Union said Thursday it is monitoring how much radioactive material is contained in household meals to help ease consumer worries. The co-op said it started the study Dec. 15 on meals at about 250 households in … Continue reading

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