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  • Fukushima update: Not yet in the clear

    Blogpost by Andrew Davies - 18 March, 2011 at 10:45 7 comments

    Thursday, March 17, 2011 Damage at Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant

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    Overall, with possible exception of spent fuel pool of reactor #3, the status of all facilities is very similar to yesterday, which is a bad thing. Major uncertainty relates to amount of radiation already being released to air... Read more >

  • Fukushima update: Call for questions and some video from the scene

    Blogpost by Andrew Davies - 17 March, 2011 at 21:06 19 comments

    Little change to the situation, as far as we know, since our last update. Still very serious.  Watching to see what happens next, and hoping for the best.

    We've been getting a lot of questions about what's happening in Fukushima, Japan, and nuclear p... Read more >

  • 'Red Carpet 11' on Trial in Brussels

    Red Carpet 11 Trial

    A Belgian court today gave ten Greenpeace activists a suspended one month jail sentence and fine for taking part in a climate action there in December 2009. This conviction is out of proportion to their peaceful protest, and a... Read more >

  • Damage at Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant reactor no. 4 and no. 3.

    After days of news reporting one explosion after another at the Fukushima nuclear plant, there is finally a break in reports of new explosions.

    Radiation levels remain high around the plant.

    All efforts are being focused on re... Read more >

  • Daily News: On Fears and Forests

    Blogpost by Angela S - 17 March, 2011 at 14:19 6 comments

    Top News: At the Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan, attention has shifted to pouring water into overheating fuel rod storage pools at the reactors 3 and 4 at the Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan.

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    #Renewables: German renewable... Read more >

  • Where to find good information on the nuclear crisis in Fukushima

    Blogpost by Andrew Davies - 16 March, 2011 at 23:08 12 comments

    Today was, unfortunately, another day of uncertainty, confusion, danger and struggle in Japan. Here are some links to help you get a picture of what's happening.

    IMPORTANT: If you are in Japan, the Japan Times has a good resource page with emergenc... Read more >

  • Fukushima - Latest update and where to get more information

    Blogpost by Andrew Davies - 15 March, 2011 at 23:02 8 comments

    Below is an update of the latest developments in the Japanese reactors. The crisis-situation continues, but the information coming out after this morning is limited.

    We've also created a Fukushima briefing page to answer some of the most common quest... Read more >

  • Daily News: On Nuclear Debate

    Blogpost by Angela S - 15 March, 2011 at 16:46 10 comments

    Top News: Our thoughts remain with people of Japan today as the crisis at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant reached another critical phase. Radiation is feared to have leaked after apparent hydrogen blasts at two more reactors. The Japanese government... Read more >

  • Nuclear crisis in Japan worsens and effects depend on wind

    Blogpost by Andrew Davies - 15 March, 2011 at 10:58 37 comments

    Record high levels of radiation have now been found near the Fukushima 1, nuclear facility following explosions at reactors 1, 2, 3 and 4. Radiation 9 times the background levels have been found near Tokyo.

    A critical factor now is wind direction. Th... Read more >

  • Another rough day in Japan

    Blogpost by Andrew Davies - 14 March, 2011 at 22:37 14 comments

    Monday, March 14, 2011 Satilite image of Fukushima Daiichi nuclear facility

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    These past days have been hard for everyone in Japan, and the drama continued through these last 24 hours. The explosion at a second stricken reactor, Fukushima 1 (unit 3), was not entirely a surprise. Officials had warned of... Read more >

  • Daily News: On Japan and Friends

    Blogpost by Angela S - 14 March, 2011 at 18:34 4 comments

    Our thoughts here at Greenpeace are with the affected people of Japan…

    Top News: Much of our attention has been geared towards the threat posed by  nuclear power plants in Japan. This morning, there was an explosion in reactor no. 3. Fuel rods at rea... Read more >

  • Serious concerns remain for safety in Fukushima

    Blogpost by Andrew Davies - 13 March, 2011 at 14:49 12 comments

    Saturday, March 12, 2011 Satilite image of Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear facility

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    We remain extremely concerned for the safety of workers at and the community surrounding damaged nuclear plants in Fukushima, Japan.

    Here's what we know abut the situation at the two most affected plants: Read more >

    Fukushima I (Dai...

  • Fukushima nuclear disaster updates - 11 March 2011

    Blogpost by Andrew Davies - 12 March, 2011 at 18:55 8 comments

    NOTE: Latest updates and background can be found on our main Fukushima nuclear disaster page.

    Update 22:20 GMT - Having suffered the devastation of the tsunami and natures wrath the residents of Fukishima have spent today gripped in a potentially dev... Read more >

  • Thinking of friends in Japan

    Blogpost by Dave Walsh - 11 March, 2011 at 18:57 28 comments

    Friday, March 11, 2011 Tsunami travel times

    Created by the US NOAA National Weather Service. Read more >

    I’ve just gotten off Skype from Junichi, the executive director of Greenpeace Japan. The staff of Greenpeace Japan are safe, and are camping overnight in the office – they’re fully prepared with sleeping bags and emergency food....
  • Daily news: On garbage protests and bad advisers

    Blogpost by Oriana L - 11 March, 2011 at 14:21

    Top news: Earthquake and tsunami threatens Japanese nuclear reactors; Greenpeace gifts Spanish and Austrian Environment Ministries with garbage for their work against the environment; UK appoints former BP man as policy adviser for energy and enviro... Read more >

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