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Greenpeace activists set up Nuclear Emergency camp on Busan's iconic bridge

Press release | 2013-07-09 at 2:00

Greenpeace activists today set up a hanging Nuclear Emergency camp on the suspension cables of Busan's iconic Gwangandaegyo bridge, calling for the Korean government to widen the official nuclear evacuation zone to 30-kilometer radius. The four...

What is radiation?

Standard Page | 2012-02-20 at 17:10

Radiation is a form of energy. There are several types of radiation: heat, light, microwave and nuclear. The common characteristic of nuclear radiation is that it is so energetic that it can destroy molecules. Heat and sunlight are unable to do...

Greenpeace activists turned back at Daya Bay Nuclear Emergency Drill

Press release | 2012-04-26 at 19:45

April 26, 2012, Hong Kong - Today is the 26th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster. It's also a day in which the Hong Kong SAR Government is holding a two-day inter-departmental nuclear plant drill at Tung Ping Chau. 17 Greenpeace...

Fukushima nuclear crisis timeline

Standard Page | 2012-02-20 at 17:00

March 2011 a magnitude 9.0 earthquake strikes off the east coast of Japan. A large tsunami follows. External power is lost at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant; back-up generators also go down. Find out how the Fukushima nuclear disaster...

Lessons from Fukushima

Publication | 2012-02-28 at 14:00

It has been almost 12 months since the Fukushima nuclear disaster began. Although the Great East Japan earthquake and the following tsunami triggered it, the key causes of the nuclear accident lie in the institutional failures of political...

130 metres high in Busan, South Korea

Blog entry by Jun Kwon Song | 2013-07-24

The following was originally posted on Greenpeace International, July 10, 2013. Today is my second day, 130 metres in the air, on the Gwangan Bridge in Busan, South Korea. This bridge is the symbol of Busan and I'm here with a...

Japan switches off nuclear

Image | 2012-05-21 at 12:30

Japan is nuclear free for the first time since 1970. Here's how it happened. Click to view a larger version of this image.

Protest against reactor restart in Japan

Image | 2012-04-23 at 12:00

Greenpeace activists and local people greet the Japanese Economy, Trade and Industry Minister Yukio Edano outside the Fukui Prefecture Government offices with sings and banners reading: "EDA NO" (no nuclear). The activists are protesting against...

Japan set for a nuclear-free spring with shutdown of Kashiwasaki-Kariwa reactor

Blog entry by Greenpeace Japan | 2012-03-27

"With the shutdown of Kashiwasaki-Kariwa's No.6 nuclear reactor yesterday, Japan now has no nuclear plants left operating on its main island of Honshu," said Junichi Sato, Greenpeace Japan Executive Director. "Only one reactor remains...

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