Category Archives: People

The Medical Implications of Fukushima, Chernobyl and the Nuclear Age

Dr Helen Caldicott talks about the medical implications of Fukushima, Chernobyl and the nuclear age. She begins with Fukushima and the very high probability of more incidents involving high levels of radioactivity being released into…

Japanese professor says Fukushima radiation leaks are harming children's health

Original story by  Charlie Smith,  April 13, 2012 A media professor at Akia University in Japan has claimed that children in his country are suffering serious medical problems as a result of last year’s Fukushima nuclear…

1,535 fuel rods, no protection!

Original story from http://akiomatsumura.com 3 April 2012 Japan’s former Ambassador to Switzerland, Mr. Mitsuhei Murata, was invited to speak at the Public Hearing of the Budgetary Committee of the House of Councilors on March 22, 2012, on…

Fukushima radiation so high – nothing can fix it

With the recent indication that fukushima nuclear reactor unit 2 has 31ft less water in the reactor pool than there should be, leaving 2ft in the bottom of the containment vessel, this leaves much thought…

Radiation levels higher than expected at Fukushima

This is a few snippets of japanese new stories about fukushima from youtube. I don’t think its real good……

Seniors urged to eat Fukushima rice to help farmers, protect young people

Original story The Japan Times. March 20th, 2012 A Tokyo senior is waging an individual effort to get elderly people to eat rice grown in Fukushima Prefecture to help local farmers struggling with rumors that…

Government survey – High-level caesium logged in soil near Fukushima power plant.

Original story  Kyodo, Tokyo, March 19 2012 A recent government survey showed a reading of 154,000 becquerels of radioactive cesium per kilogram in soil in the village of Iitate near the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power…

Cesium found in plankton 600 km's from Fukushima nuclear plant

Original story by The Yomuri Shimbun TOKYO — Radioactive cesium believed to have been released during the crisis at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant in Japan following last year’s major earthquake has been found…

Arnie Gunderson update

TEPCO Believes Mission Accomplished & Regulators Allow Radioactive Dumping in Tokyo Bay Is the Japanese government and the IAEA protecting the nuclear industry and not the people of Japan by claiming that Fukushima is stable…

Impacts of the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plants on Marine Radioactivity

This is a report by Ken Buesseler†*, Michio Aoyama‡, and Masao Fukasawa§ The impacts on the ocean of releases of radionuclides from the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plants remain unclear. However, information has been made…

Parliament man drinks radioactive water?

TOKYO – A Japanese parliament member demonstrated on TV that the Fukushima water filtration system is working and the once radioactive water is safe enough to drink. A visible nervous Secretary Yasuhiro Sonoda, took a…

Dr. Helen Caldicott on Fukushima

October 28th 2011 Earth Focus: Australian physician, author, and anti-nuclear activist Helen Caldicott discusses with Earth Focus correspondent Miles Benson what the Fukushima disaster really means for the health and future of the people of…

Highly toxic plutonium in soil 45km from Fukushima plants

Original story from The Mainichi Daily News 1st of October, 2011 The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology announced on Sept. 30 that it had detected highly-toxic plutonium apparently from the crippled Fukushima No. 1…

Produce for sale at Fukushima

Original story from ABC August 23, 2011 The local government in Fukushima has enlisted the support of Japanese celebrities to sell its once sought-after produce near the stricken nuclear plant. And among the advertising themes being…

Possible 142,378kg of caesium tainted beef in Japan?

Well. I can’t say in other posts I didn’t warn you, but FFS this is getting ridiculous. Cows eating hay, straw rice and grass from around the Fukushima area and outside the 20km zone, have…

Japan geiger counters – Demand quadruples prices

By Pavel Alpeyev  July 15th, 2011  – www.Bloomberg.com In Tokyo’s Akihabara electronics district, a Geiger counter sold under the Shanghai Ergonomics Detecting Instrument Co.’s DP802i brand name costs 65,000 yen ($800). For that price, twice the cost in China, it…