On Tuesday, the operator of the damaged Fukushima nuclear power plant announced that it dumped 1,130 tons of radiation-contaminated water following a typhoon. Typhoon Man-yi hit Japan on Monday with heavy
INHABITAT: What made you decide to start the We Are All Radioactive series?
Lisa: I grew up in Japan, and my family and friends still live there -- so the earthquake was really shocking to me. My first
Fukushima has become synonymous with the nuclear disaster resulting from the earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan in 2011. But the coastal prefecture may turn that reputation around and become known
Many of the survivor stories we have heard from the 2011 earthquake and and Fukushima disaster in Japan involve worrying levels of radiation - but now we have a happy fish tale to tell. A small fishing
Eight US sailors have filed a lawsuit against the Tokyo Electric Power Company (Tepco) that owns the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant that melted down after an earthquake and tsunami struck in March, 2011.
Last year's Fukushima nuclear disaster in Northeast Japan could have been avoided, Tokyo Electric Power Co (Tepco) admitted at a recent conference in Tokyo. A parliamentary inquiry found that bad habits
Japan is located in a seismically and volcanically active part of the world - which is why the country's decision to build nuclear power plants has always been so controversial. As the Fukushima incident
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Just a few days after Japanese officials issued a statement that the country plans to end nuclear power usage by 2030, the government has suggested that such
Residents of Japan may be able to breathe a sigh of relief as the World Health Organisation (WHO) recently announced that radiation levels in most of the country are "below cancer-causing levels." It has