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Take Action! - Halt Construction of Airstrip That Would Threaten Endangered Dugongs -
Environment  (tags: Marine, mammals, dugongs, warship, endangered, USA, airstrip, Japan )

Marie
- 11 days ago - forcechange.com
The United States military is planning on building an airstrip in Okinawa, Japan. This construction would destroy the natural habitat of the Okinawa dugongs, which are a critically endangered species. Locals have also protested for years against.
Fix Radioactive Leaks at Nuclear Disaster Site --- PLEASE SIGN!!!
Environment  (tags: environment, oceans, pollution, radioactive, Japan, Fukushima, TEPCO, nuclear power, ecosystems, energy, habitat destruction, petition, health conditions )

Lynn
- 42 days ago - forcechange.com
A corroded pipe at Japan's doomed Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant... continues to leak radioactive water into the ocean and groundwater, delaying further cleanup of the site. ... (TEPCO) has known about the radioactive leak ... continues pose a hazard ...
No Restrictions: Japan's Demand for Illegal Wood Driving Rampant Deforestation in Siberia
Environment  (tags: deforestation, Japan, Siberia, habitatdestruction, habitat, ecosystems, environment, destruction, conservation, politics, world, wildlife, protection, pollution, endangered, government, humans, nature, trees )

Cal
- 54 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Japan has made no strides to reduce its import of illegal timber. Instead, it is knowingly importing mass quantities of wood sourced from vulnerable forests in Siberia, according to a report recently issued by the Environmental Investigation Agency
World Action Now on Fukushima - Lethal on A Global Scale   video
Environment  (tags: Fukushima, fuel rods, Japan, Harvey Wasserman, worldwide disaster )

Dandelion
- 270 days ago - youtube.com
Should just one rod fall or ignite, or buildings collapse, or cooling systems fail, radiation levels at the site could well force all humans to leave. Critical electronic equipment could be rendered unworkable. The world might then just stand helpless.
GOOD NEWS! Japan Nuclear-Free as Last Reactor Switched Off
Environment  (tags: nuclear power, Japan, GoodNews, green, protection, healthconditions, environment, ecosystems )

Cal
- 345 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Japan went nuclear-free on Monday as it switched off its last operating reactor for an inspection, with no date scheduled for a restart amid strong public hostility to atomic power
Japan Government to Take Bigger Role in Fukushima Clean-Up
Environment  (tags: energy, environment, ecosystems, Fukushima cleanup, Japan, destruction, conservation, world, protection, humans, pollution )

Cal
- 385 days ago - uk.reuters.com
The Japanese government will get directly involved in containing rising levels of radioactive water at the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant instead of relying solely on the operator, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said
Setback: Whalers Win Injunction Against Sea Shepherd
Environment  (tags: Paul Watson, Sea Shepherd, whaling, whales, killing, slaughter, cruelty, endangered, environment, extinction, law, suffering, justice, fugitive, civil disobedience, Japan, whaling fleet, injunction, US Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals )

Brian
- 616 days ago - brisbanetimes.com.au
"Japan's whalers have won an injunction in a United States court against the Sea Shepherd.The decision by the US Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals was described as "somewhat astonishing" by Sea Shepherd leader Paul Watson on Tuesday."
U.S. Agent Orange Activist Brings Message of Solidarity to Okinawa
Environment  (tags: Okinawa, Japan, United States, Vietnam War, Agent Orange, dioxin, storage of dioxin, U.S. veterans, Okinawa ctizens, health effects, illnesses, U.S. Marine Corps' Camp Schwab )

Judy
- 709 days ago - japantimes.co.jp
Residents of Okinawa Island have recently been confronted with mounting evidence that their land used to be a major storage site for the toxic U.S. defoliant Agent Orange.
Japan to Restart Nuclear Reactors Despite Widespread Fear
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, energy, nuclear power, Japan, nature, government )

Cal
- 802 days ago - latimesblogs.latimes.com
In a nation deeply scarred by nuclear disaster in both its military and civilian iterations, Japanese are deeply skeptical and resistant to government plans to take the first steps toward resuming nuclear energy production this weekend.
What Happened to "No Nukes" Japan?
Environment  (tags: energy, environment, world, Japan, no nukes, protection, humans, pollution, conservation )

Cal
- 813 days ago - globalpost.com
As Japan debates the possible restart of two nuclear reactors, Fukushima is still cause for concern.
The Pacific Ocean Is Dying | World Awash In Environmental Armageddon
Environment  (tags: The Pacific Ocean, Japan, Fukoshima, nuclear Armegeddan, 55 nuclear reactors idle, seismically active, global response needed, free e-book link, end nuclear power, insanity of nuclear )

Judy
- 829 days ago - environmentalarmageddon.wordpress.com
There has been a steady barrage of headlines lately aimed at those who can respond to this global catastrophe with some degree of cogency. We're thinking of a Manhattan Project type of gravity.
GOOD NEWS! Japan Shuts Down Last Nuclear Reactor
Environment  (tags: nuclear power, no nukes, world, japan, radia-active, politics, conservation, energy, ecosystems, environment, greenhousegases, globalwarming, government, green, protection, healthconditions, Sustainabililty )

Cal
- 842 days ago - cnn.com
Over the weekend, Japan's last remaining nuclear reactor shut down for regular maintenance. In the wake of the Fukushima nuclear disaster, reactors have not been allowed back on. Japan is now the first major economy to see the modern era without nuclear p
Japan : It's Our Time To Shine - Don't Let Gov't Restart Nuke Plants ! Take Action@Avaaz
Environment  (tags: government, environment, habitat, nuclear reactors, shut down, Take Action!, avaaz, petition, Japan, Prime Minister Noda, Tomari nuke plant, nuclear-free, protest, Stop!, Fukushima )

Naoko
- 843 days ago - avaaz.org
Japan just became the first industrialised country in the world to go 100% nuclear-free, but the government still refuses to let go of the possibility of the nuclear restart.
Japan Shuts Off Nuclear Power as Thousands Celebrate
Environment  (tags: climate-change, climatechange, CO2emissions, nuclear, energy, pollution, Japan )

Michael
- 844 days ago - cbc.ca
Thousands of Japanese marched to celebrate the last of this nation's 50 nuclear reactors switching off Saturday, shaking banners shaped as giant fish that have become a potent anti-nuclear symbol.
JAPAN: Mothers Rise Against Nuclear Power
Environment  (tags: activists, women, nuclear power, Japan, society, world, politics, energy, destruction, society, green, environment, pollution, humans, politics, world, science, ecosystems, environment, destruction )

Cal
- 979 days ago - ipsnews.net
More than 100 anti-nuclear demonstrators, most of them women, met with officials of the Nuclear Safety Commission this week and handed over a statement calling for a transparent investigation into the accident and a permanent shutdown of all nuclear power
 

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