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Fukushima: Don't forget

Page | February 21, 2014 at 19:00

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.

Don't let General Electric, Hitachi and Toshiba walk away from the Fukushima nuclear...

Action | January 18, 2013 at 1:30

The nuclear industry is profiting from creating nuclear risks that others pay for. This is unjust and must change. Don’t let General Electric, Hitachi and Toshiba walk away from the Fukushima disaster. Take action!

Fukushima crisis rolls on as TEPCO admits radiation leaks

Blog entry by Justin McKeating | July 25, 2013

TEPCO, the owner of the stricken Fukushima nuclear power plant, has admitted that the damaged reactors are leaking highly toxic radioactive contamination into the Pacific Ocean – confirming what many of us had feared for some time.

Will a new lawsuit finally give some justice to the victims of Fukushima?

Blog entry by Justin McKeating | February 4, 2014

A joint lawsuit filed in Tokyo this week offers a glimmer of hope that those responsible for the Fukushima disaster might finally face justice … The 1,415 plaintiffs, including 38   Fukushima   residents and 357 people from...

Learning the tragic lesson of Fukushima: No nuclear restart at Sendai

Blog entry by Jan Vande Putte | November 3, 2014

In March 2011, Japan suffered the worst nuclear catastrophe in a generation, with triple reactor core meltdowns and exploded containment buildings at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. The catastrophe was a stern warning...

27 years since Chernobyl and what have we learned?

Blog entry by Justin McKeating | April 29, 2013

April 26th marks the 27th anniversary of the devastating accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine. The radiation released into the atmosphere by the exploding nuclear reactor found its way across Ukraine, Belarus,...

Hope from Fukushima

Blog entry by Junichi Sato, Executive Director, Greenpeace Japan | March 11, 2013

As we mark the second memorial of the March 11, 2011 triple disaster, we see tragedy, but also hope in Japan. While people mourn for the mothers, fathers, siblings, grandparents and children that were lost in the earthquake and...

Marine radiation monitoring blocked by Japanese government

Blog entry by Ike Teuling | May 2, 2011

Since the start of the Fukushima disaster I have been following the worrying developments from a safe distance in Amsterdam, but suddenly, I am on rocking ship getting closer to the disaster area every day. I joined the Rainbow...

The nuclear reality: lives in limbo after Fukushima

Blog entry by Rianne Teule | February 20, 2013

As a nuclear campaigner, I have seen the nuclear industry walk away from its mistakes many times, ignoring people’s suffering. But it is the terrible effect on people of a nuclear disaster such as Fukushima that really brings home...

Greenpeace Blocks Construction at France’s Flamanville Nuclear Reactor

Blog entry by Justin | May 5, 2011

At dawn on Monday this week (local time), Greenpeace activists began blocking the construction of the European Pressurized Reactor (EPR) being built at Flamanville, France. Two trucks were anchored to the ground, blockading the...

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