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Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant

Personal reflections: are we really safer one year after Fukushima?

8:30 -As I leave my peacefully sleeping family, the quiet Sunday morning greets me with roads closed to cars for today’s triathlon. I create a sustainable transportation triathlon to today’s...

Doctors express "deep concern" about Fukushima impacts on Canada

How do we know how much radiation is reaching Canada from Fukushima? Physicians for Global Survival asked, in a press release today.  They added that physicians for Global Survival "would like...

One Canadian not leaving Japan despite radiation dangers

Despite the turmoil in Japan with the threat of nuclear fallout at Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, one Canadian residing in Japan says he isn't ready to flee. "I’ve been keeping an eye on the...

Greenpeace International offers view of nuclear free future

Jan Beranek, head of Greenpeace International's nuclear campaign, said the Fukushima nuclear disaster damages the nuclear industry's claim that technology can prevent disaster.  "The industry...