Greenpeace believes that peace is the best self-defense, and that war is the biggest threat to the environment. This story is a call for peace by Daisuke Miyachi of Greenpeace Japan. Daisuke is from Hiroshima and his grandmother was one of the surviving victims of the atomic bombing on August 6, 1945.
The atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima at 8:15 am on August 6 1945.
Sixty-nine years have now passed.
Peace Doves - Hiroshima Atomic Bombing 60th Anniversary. Japan 2005.
It unleashed a thermonuclear fury of toxic destruction that indiscriminately destroyed everything within a two mile radius. The far-reaching radioactive fallout would also leave its unrelenting and unforgiving scars on the people and natural environment of Hiroshima and surround areas. For the current generation of... Read more >