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Fukushima Disaster: Impacts & Continuing Threats
World  (tags: environment, global, fukushima, radiation, disaster, health, ecosystems )

- 690 days ago -
More than two years since the nuclear disaster began at the Fukushima Daiichi reactors, its impact is massive and widespread. It will be decades before the full scope of the impacts of this ongoing disaster is fully understood but significant health, econ
As Fukushima Radiation Rages, Tokyo Awarded Bid to Host 2020 Summer Olympics, Hilariously Named the 'Safe Games'
World  (tags: Olympics, Japan, Fukushima, radiation, safety, disaster, world, news )

- 812 days ago -
How, exactly, is it safe to host the Olympics in a nation which absolutely no workable evacuation routes from a nuclear facility on the verge of collapsing into another deadly radiation release?
Chinese Ghost Town Emerges From Under Water (PHOTOS)
World  (tags: China, Xuanping, earthquake, flood, disaster, ghost town, world, interesting, humans )

- 818 days ago -
These astonishing pictures show an entire village emerging from a lake - five years after it was completely flooded following a massive earthquake.
13 Crazy Earthquake Facts
World  (tags: disaster, earthquakes, human awareness, preparation, protection, world )

- 988 days ago -
Earth has been more seismologically active in the past 15 years or so, says Stephen S. Gao, a geophysicist at Missouri University of Science & Technology.
Large Earthquake Strikes Japan
World  (tags: Damage, disaster, earthquake, Japan )

- 1032 days ago -
An earthquake of preliminary magnitude 6.9 struck the northern island of Hokkaido, Japan today, according to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).
1st Japan Reactor Goes Online Since Nuclear Crisis
World  (tags: government, nuclear plant, restart, protest, reactors, Fukushima, Fukui, Oi nuclear plant, disaster, danger, risks, environment, energy )

- 1247 days ago -
Dozens of protestors shouted and danced at the gate of a nuclear power plant set to restart Sunday, the first to go back online since all of Japan's reactors were shut down for safety checks following the Fukushima nuclear disaster.
ACTION ALERT: Shell: Own Up and Pay Up to Clean Up the Niger Delta! PLEASE SIGN !
World  (tags: nigeria, humans, exploitated, livehood, threatened, niger delta, enviornment, disaster, clean up )

- 1479 days ago -
Oil contamination has devastated the lives of the people in the Niger Delta -- destroyed their livelihoods, undermined their access to clean water and food, and put their health at serious risk. Hundreds of thousands of people are affected.
ACTION ALERT: Force Chevron to Release True Annual Report! PLEASE SIGN !
World  (tags: chevron, humans, enviornment, disaster, pollution, illness, oil companies, report )

- 1525 days ago -
This year, the release of Chevron's annual report was met with an unprecedented rebuttal: the release of an alternative annual report which detailed the true cost of Chevron. Chevron, one of the biggest oil companies in the world.
Large Hurricane Irene Spreads Into Mid-Atlantic and Northeast
World  (tags: world, Hurricane, news, disaster )

- 1556 days ago -
Irene will now move northward near the Mid-Atlantic coast Saturday night into early Sunday. Heavy, flooding rains and strong, damaging winds are currently spreading northward well ahead of Hurricane Irene's circulation center. In addition to the wind
North Carolina Begins Evacuation Ahead of Irene's Landfall
World  (tags: world, Hurricane Amnesia, news, North Carolina, disaster )

- 1559 days ago -
North Carolina began evacuating Ocracoke Island in the Outer Banks as federal emergency workers head to the state to prepare for Hurricane Irene, said Governor Bev Perdue.
VIDEO, Chile Declares Snow 'Catastrophe'
World  (tags: VIDEO, Chile, snow, catastrophe, sub zero temperatures, freezing, disaster )

- 1591 days ago -
Chilean officials have declared a "catastrophe" in eight southern districts where heavy snowfall over four days left thousands of people isolated. Chilean President Sebastian Piñera said the declaration will free up more resources to aid those who
Japan Earthquake Appears to Increase Quake Risk Elsewhere in the Country
World  (tags: Japan, Earthquake, Disaster, tsunami )

- 1644 days ago -
Japan's recent magnitude 9.0 earthquake, which triggered a devastating tsunami, relieved stress along part of the quake fault but also has contributed to the build up of stress in other areas, putting some of the country at risk for up to years of .......
Japan Quake Could Raise Concerns Elsewhere
World  (tags: Japan quake, world, disaster, earth quake )

- 1656 days ago -
Scientists sifting through data from the great Japan earthquake in March are uncovering surprises that may raise concerns nearby.Researchers led by Mark Simons of the California Institute of Technology are urging close monitoring of seismic activity......
10 Tornado Facts That May Save Your Life
World  (tags: Tornado, Facts, Life, People, disaster, climate, twister )

- 1677 days ago -
In Arkansas and Alabama this week, violent weather accompanied by tornadoes killed seven people and damaged the property of countless others. Fewer than two weeks earlier, 21 people were killed in North Carolina as dozens of tornadoes wreaked havoc.......
Life In The Shadow Of A Nuclear Disaster
World  (tags: Fukushima, radiation, evacuation, no-entry zone, nuclear plant, cows, dogs, shadow, Futaba, March 11, earthquake, tsunami, disaster, everyone is gone, no people, tax, money, changed, life, ghost town, contaminated )

- 1680 days ago -
Under a brilliant, cloudless sky, a half-dozen cows and a pony wander freely, batting the flies off their ears and chewing on fresh green sprouts. A pair of friendly Shiba dogs - cautious for just a moment - trot up and wag their tails, expectantly >>

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