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Don't forget

Background | 21 February, 2014 at 8:00

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.

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...

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.

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. //

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...

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...

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...

Shadowlands- an exhibition about Fukushima

Photo essay | 27 June, 2012 at 16:29

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.

Fukushima Nuclear Crisis - One Month Later

Image gallery | 13 April, 2011

Man braves flood waters in his destroyed

Image | 11 October, 2005 at 3:00

Man braves flood waters in his destroyed village during the aftermath of Hurricane Stan. Hundreds of people have been killed and thousands left homeless by extensive flooding in Mexico.

Thousands of victims have been left homeless

Image | 11 October, 2005 at 3:00

Thousands of victims have been left homeless by Hurricane Stan.

Deepwater Horizon - Night search

Image | 21 April, 2010 at 15:10

21 April. A Coast Guard MH-65C dolphin rescue helicopter and crew document the fire aboard the mobile offshore drilling unit Deepwater Horizon, while searching for survivors.

Deepwater Horizon - Satelite view

Image | 27 April, 2010 at 15:21

27 May - Oil Platform Fire The Mississippi Delta is at image center, and the oil slick is a silvery swirl to the right.

Deepwater Horizon - Slick

Image | 28 April, 2010 at 15:31

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

Deepwater Horizon - Oil booms

Image | 29 April, 2010 at 15:40

29 April - A clean up boat lays out oil booms along Port East in the Gulf of Mexico south of Louisiana.

Deepwater Horizon - fishermen

Image | 1 May, 2010 at 15:45

01 May - Employees of D&C Seafood unload what they expect to be the last of the shrimp catch at their facilities in Venice, Louisiana.The gulf water off the Mississippi and Louisiana coast has been closed to fishermen following the Deepwater...

Deepwater Horizon - Bird rescue

Image | 1 May, 2010 at 15:49

01 May - Members of the Tri State Bird Rescue and Research team in Fort Jackson treat a Northern Gannet which was found on the day before in the Gulf of Mexico south of Louisiana.

Deepwater Horizon - Shrimp boat

Image | 5 May, 2010 at 15:54

05 May - Shrimp boat participating in the clean up operation.

Deepwater Horizon Spill in the Gulf of Mexico

Image | 6 May, 2010 at 15:57

06 May 2010 - Gulf of Mexico. An aerial view of the oil on the sea surface, originating from the leaking of the Deepwater Horizon wellhead disaster. The BP leased oil platform exploded April 20 and sank after burning, leaking an estimate of more...

Deepwater Horizon - Breton island

Image | 5 May, 2010 at 16:01

05 May - Booms are being placed around Breton island - home to the brown pelican (state bird of Louisana) colony as the oil slick approaches the coast.

Deepwater Horizon - Still discharging

Image | 18 May, 2010 at 17:52

18 May - USA. Aerial view of ship funneling some of the leaking oil from the Deepwater Horizon wellhead and flaring the collected gas.

Deepwater Horizon - Marshlands

Image | 23 May, 2010 at 14:36

23 May - USA. Oil has reached the marshlands on the NE pass of the Mississippi Delta.

Deepwater Horizon - Port Fourchon

Image | 24 May, 2010 at 14:42

24 May - USA. Workers attempt to clean up oil on a beach in Port Fourchon, Louisiana.

Deepwater Horizon - landed oil

Image | 18 May, 2010 at 12:36

18 May - USA. Oil sits o the bank of the the breakwater in the mouth of the Mississippi River where it meets the Gulf of Mexico in Louisiana

Deepwater Horizon - South Pass

Image | 17 May, 2010 at 13:20

17 May - USA. Oil leaked from the Deepwater Horizon wellhead reached the shore in South Pass, Louisiana (USA).

Deepwater Horizon - Burn off

Image | 11 May, 2010 at 12:27

06 May - USA. Two fishing vessels drag an oil boom after trapped oil is set ablaze in the Gulf of Mexico May 6. The U.S. Coast Guard is working in partnership with BP PLC, local residents, and other federal agencies are conducting "in situ burning".

Deepwater Horizon - Gannet

Image | 8 May, 2010 at 12:41

08 May - USA. A Northern Gannet (Morus bassanus) recovers at the center that was set up by the International Bird Rescue Research Center in Fort Jackson to clean birds affected by oil leaking from the Deepwater Horizon wellhead.

Deepwater Horizon - shore

Image | 10 May, 2010 at 12:44

10 May - USA. Oil reaching the shores of Main Pass on the mainland Louisiana.

Greenpeace investigates the toxic sludge flood in Hungary

Image | 8 October, 2010 at 12:29

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.

Chernobyl 20 years later

Video | 21 April, 2006 at 16:33

Film by Christoph Schwaiger. 3D animation by Tanooki. Archive material by Penninger archive. Music by Yap music. Production by Yap films.

Deepwater Horizon Oil Rig Disaster

Image | 21 April, 2010 at 15:10

21 April - USA. Taken by the US coast guard, a view of fire boat response crews as they battle the blazing remnants of the off shore oil rig Deepwater Horizon. Find out more .

Deepwater Horizon - Brown Pelican

Image | 15 May, 2010 at 12:42

15 May - USA. The International Bird Rescue Research Center facility in Fort Jackson, Louisiana, US. Erica Miller (left), veterinarian with the Tri-State Bird Rescue & Research and colleagues clean a Brown Pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis) covered...

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