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A botched test at the nuclear plant triggered a meltdown that permanently poisoned thousands.
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Today, it is mostly silence that surrounds the abandoned buildings that stand as testimony to the hasty departure.
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Residents will get personal dosimeters to check their own radiation levels.
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Some people can't just let things drop. They just can't let them go. In some cases passion and commitment to a higher cause keeps them hanging on. Such is the case with National Geographic photographer Gerd Ludwig.
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Disaster, especially terrorism, notwithstanding its horrific initial impact on lives and property, takes its greatest toll, over time, by destabilizing the emotional -- and thus economic -- fabric of a community, state or nation.
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Two years after the disaster at the Fukushima Daichi nuclear plant in Japan -- called the "worst accidental release of radiation to the ocean in history" -- a fish with staggering levels of radiation has reportedly been found in the vicinity of the plant.
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In April 2012, researchers from the U.S.-based Woods Hole Institution, led by marine chemist Ken Buesseler, announced that
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Meanwhile, in Japan, seven plants — one of which is currently under construction — are located in zones at risk of a tsunami
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My purpose in writing this post was not to present another horrific portrait of devastation but to present, as best I could, a picture of day-to-day life in still-impacted communities.
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So while potential disaster could be in your backyard, depending on where you live, there are no hard or fast rules with
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With headstones overturned and weeds encroaching on ancient graves, 59-year-old Minoru Fukuo and his wife tidied up the area
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2011-05-13-shaw.pngWhat we're sadly lacking from Fukushima is a bigger and much better picture of what is a still-boiling disaster.
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We need to take a strategic and sustainable decision on how we want to deal with technological risks.
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The wheel was to open on May 1 -- the traditional May Day holiday. But when the evacuation order came, families scooped up
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"I just wanted people to understand that there are many people fighting under harsh circumstances in the nuclear plants," one
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But as the radiation arrives here, we are also obliged -- for all our sakes -- to make sure this never happens again. If
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"I actually agree with upholding freedom of speech," Obama says. "And we're working like mad to make it happen," he says
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There is the resolute determination to remain in Tokyo no matter what. I will never forget seeing Tokyo going about its business in a slow, orderly, dignified fashion.