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Don't forget

Background | 21 February, 2014 at 7:00

It is now three years since the Fukushima nuclear disaster began in March 2011. Here are the stories of five of the victims who have struggled over these three long years to rebuild their lives.

Cynical US's hidden agenda in offer to help Japan with Fukushima 

Blog entry by Dr. Rianne Teule | 5 November, 2013 6 comments

The US has “kindly offered” to help Japan with the decommissioning of the Fukushima reactors and the problems with the ongoing leakages of radioactively contaminated water. Is the US being the good Samaritan? Unfortunately not.

Photo essay: Tamura, Japan the terrible dilemma for residents

Blog entry by Brian Blomme | 10 October, 2013 3 comments

The residents of the Tamura City region of Fukushima Prefecture in Japan are facing a dilemma. They could move back once the government lifts the evacuation order following the Fukushima nuclear disaster. However, this means moving...

A personal reflection on Fukushima, from a Greenpeace radiation expert

Blog entry by Rianne Teule | 12 March, 2013 5 comments

I remember the oppressive feeling around my heart when the first news came about the earthquake and tsunami that hit the Japan coast, including several nuclear power plants, on 11 March 2011. Half a day later it was clear that this...

Four things you should know about the Fukushima nuclear disaster

Blog entry by Laura Kenyon | 28 February, 2013 9 comments

The Fukushima nuclear disaster that began on March 11, 2011 was a scary time for the whole world. Some early reports even warned about radiation being carried on the wind as far as the west coasts of the USA and Canada, and many...

Shadowlands- an exhibition about Fukushima

Photo essay | 27 June, 2012 at 14:29

Robert Knoth and Antoinette de Jong visited the Fukushima region with Greenpeace in the autumn of 2011 to bear witness to the effects wrought on the region by the nuclear fallout from the triple meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant.

Banking on the next Fukushima

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | 11 May, 2011 4 comments

Kumi Naidoo and Nuclear Campaigner Yannick Rousselet protest the passage of a train carrying nuclear waste. Image: Pierre Gleizes Two months after the devastating earthquake and tsunami struck Japan our thoughts are with those who...

Let's make sure HSBC and BNP Paribas get the message - no more Fukushimas

Blog entry by Laura K. | 11 May, 2011 41 comments

Thousands of e-mails are already being sent to HSBC and BNP Paribas international board members asking them to withdraw their finance and support from the Jaitapur nuclear project. Building what will be the world's biggest nuclear...

Greenpeace investigates the toxic sludge flood in Hungary

Image | 8 October, 2010 at 10:29

October 5, 2010 - The toxic Hungarian sludge flood was caused by the rupture of a red sludge reservoir at an alumina production plant in western Hungary and has affected seven towns near Ajkai, 100 miles (160 kilometers) southwest of Budapest.

Deepwater Horizon - Slick

Image | 28 April, 2010 at 13:31

28 April - A ship is seen cutting through some of the oil as the wellhead continues to leak.

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