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World Action Now on Fukushima - Lethal on A Global Scale   video
Environment  (tags: Fukushima, fuel rods, Japan, Harvey Wasserman, worldwide disaster )

Dandelion
- 512 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
- 587 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
- 627 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
- 858 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
- 951 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
- 1044 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
- 1055 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
- 1071 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
- 1084 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
- 1085 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
- 1085 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
- 1221 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
Mongolia Abandons Nuclear Waste Storage Plans, Informs Japan of Decision
Environment  (tags: energy, environment, destruction, nuclear waste, Japan, Tokyo, Mongolia, abandoned the plans, Fukushima No.1 nuclear power plant, risks, nuclear fuels, radioactive substances )

Naoko
- 1287 days ago - mdn.mainichi.jp
The Mongolian government told Japan government officials and others concerned in late September that it had decided to abandon it plans to cooperate with Tokyo and Washington and build facilities to temporarily store and dispose nuclear waste.
Japan Just Beginning To Tap Into High Potential For Geothermal Power Generation
Environment  (tags: energy, CO2emissions, geothermal, high potential, Oita, Japan, cost, price, electricity, renewables, volcano, environment )

Naoko
- 1330 days ago - mdn.mainichi.jp
The president of Kuju Kanko Hotel, Yoshiaki Koike, is also the manager of the Kuju Geothermal Power Plant. Located at eh foot of Mt. Kuroiwa in Aso-Kuju National park in Oita Prefecture, the plant has a power output of 990 kilowatts, producing enough>>
Fukushima Meltdown: Two Months Later, Japan's Government Still Drags Its Feet
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, nature, protection, Japan )

Cher
- 1438 days ago - greenpeace.org
In the latest in its ongoing series of late-night announcements, TEPCO this week finally admitted that the core of Fukushima's reactor 1 started melting a mere five hours after the March 11 earthquake, and reached full meltdown within 16 hours.
 

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