radiation

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...

Japan earthquake continues to shake up Vancouverites

After the Japan earthquake and tsunami, locals continue to feel the impact of the disaster in their lives.

More radioactive water leaking from Fukushima Daiichi

Up to 45,000 liters of highly radioactive water leaked from Japan’s Fukushima nuclear station at the weekend and some of it might have reached the ocean, according to Tokyo Electric Power Co. (...

Thousands of cancers, or none? We may never know the fallout from the Fukushima nuclear disaster

Ordinary rates of cancer are so high that thousands of cases from Japanese disaster may fly under the radar.

Inspectors check West Coast fish for radiation from Japanese nuclear meltdown

No problems expected, although radiation has been found in trace, acceptable amounts in past tests, experts say.

Probe launched into high radiation levels at Ohio reactor

Workers exposed during shutdown for refuelling, officials say.

Is Canada prepared for a nuclear disaster?

Ottawa's invested too much and grown too close to act as an independent regulator, critics say.

Japanese government not giving "straight story" on dumping radioactive water into ocean, physician says

“We’re not getting the straight story from the government,”  Jeff Patterson, past president of Physicians for Social Responsibility, said about Japan's dumping of radioactive water from a quake-...

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...

Groups file Freedom of Information Act for data on Japanese radiation documents

Friends of the Earth (FOE), the Nuclear Information and Resource Service (NIRS) and Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR) – announced today that they have filed a Freedom of Information Act (...