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Fukushima Disaster Still A Global Nightmare

Harvey Wasserman, EcoWatch Waking Times The corporate media silence on Fukushima has been deafening even though the melted-down nuclear power plant’s seaborne radiation is now washing up on American beaches. Ever more radioactive water continues to pour into the Pacific. At least three extremely volatile fuel assemblies are stuck high in the air at Unit 4. Three years after the

Just How Bad is Fukushima Fish?

Christina Sarich, Staff Writer Waking Times More than 43 species of fish in the immediate area around the disaster have already been tested and are too toxic to consume. While Greenpeace may toot their own horn as environmental watch-dogs on occasion, and no less frequently exaggerate the deranged practices of oil companies, corporate polluters, and

Report: West Coast Children Hit With Thyroid Problems Following Fukushima

Anthony Gucciardi, Natural Society Waking Times Still think that the Fukushima nuclear meltdown of 2011 never affected the United States public? Young children born in the United States West Coast, right in the line of fire for radioactive isotopes, have been found to be 28% more likely to develop congenital hypothyroidism than infants born the year

Fukushima Now

Chris Bourne, Openhand Contributor Waking Times  It is now two years since the Tsunami and consequent nuclear ‘accident’ at Fukushima. I remember it so well, we delayed the release of our 5GATEWAYS film as a mark of respect and solidarity for the people. So what’s the situation at Fukushima now? And what are the implications society should

A World In Denial: Underestimating Japan’s Nuclear Disaster

Richard Wilcox, Guest Writer Waking Times  cognitive dissonance – noun – Mental conflict that occurs when beliefs or assumptions are contradicted by new information…. when confronted with challenging new information, most people seek to preserve their current understanding of the world by rejecting, explaining away, or avoiding the new information or by convincing themselves that no

Over 40 Percent of Fukushima Children Have Thyroid Disorders, Officials Not Helping

Lisa Garber, Natural Society Waking Times Not much news on Fukushima crosses the ocean to our side of the globe anymore, but for thousands of Japanese children and evacuees, the suffering is hardly winding down. About 41 percent of 57,000 children have tested positive for early signs of possible thyroid cancer, and four out of

Fukushima – A Crisis Far from Over

Lisa Bland, Wake Up World Waking Times It has been well over a year since March 11, 2011 when a 9.0 magnitude earthquake rocked the east coast of Japan, leaving in its wake unfathomable consequences for the Japanese people and many unanswered questions in Japan and the rest of the world regarding the safety of

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