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Nuclear Disaster Japan

Hub | March 12, 2011 at 3:39

Our thoughts continue to be with the Japanese people as they face the threat of a nuclear disaster, following already devastating earthquake and tsunami.

Earthquake, fire and nuclear leak in Japan

Feature story | July 18, 2007 at 18:00

A 6.8 magnitude earthquake rocked the world's largest nuclear plant on Monday, causing a transformer fire. Since then, revelations have been coming out about spills and leaks at the plant.

Thinking of friends in Japan

Blog by Dave Walsh | March 11, 2011 6 comments

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. ...

Fukushima update: IAEA confirms need for more evacuations

Blog by Andrew Davies | March 31, 2011 2 comments

A few days ago our monitoring team on the ground in Japan found radiation levels high enough to require evacuation in several locations to the northwest of the crisis-stricken Fukushima/Daiichi nuclear plant, including Iitate...

NY Times OpEd -- Nuclear Energy Isn't Needed

Blog by Kumi Naidoo | March 22, 2011 5 comments

Excerpt from an OpEd in the New York Times from Greenpeace International's Excecutive Director, Kumi Naidoo. Twelve days are not nearly enough to comprehend the magnitude of the catastrophes that hit Japan starting March 11.

New maps of nuclear power plants and seismic hazards in the United States

Blog by Michelle Frey | March 18, 2011 15 comments

This map shows areas of equal seismic hazard and indicates the minimum peak horizontal ground acceleration value, a measure of the how hard the ground shakes in a given area. The map also shows locations of the 63 US nuclear power...

Nuclear crisis in Japan worsens and effects depend on wind

Blog by Andrew Davies | March 15, 2011 11 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...

Briefing on Nuclear Disaster in Japan

Frequently asked questions | March 15, 2011 at 12:20

You may be looking for useful information about the ongoing nuclear emergency at Japan’s Fukushima 1 nuclear power plant. Here are some answers to common questions about the situation - along with useful links. Please feel free to share this...

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