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Five years on and the Fukushima crisis is far from over

Blog entry by Shaun Burnie | 24 February, 2016 8 comments

Five years ago the Rainbow Warrior sailed along the Fukushima coast conducting radiation sampling. Now it's back, and has Japan's ex-Prime Minister on board. Greenpeace Ship Rainbow Warrior Sailing past the destroyed Fukushima...

Fukushima update: Radiation detected in food and water far from stricken nuclear facility

Blog entry by Andrew Davies | 19 March, 2011 7 comments

19 March 2011 Video from Yomiuri Shimbun Click here to watch on You Tube. While the workers at Fukushima are continuously spraying reactor unit 3 with water from fire fighting and special forces trucks, the wider...

Chernobyl and Fukushima: side by side

Blog entry by Rashid Alimov | 9 March, 2016 5 comments

30 years after Chernobyl and 5 years after Fukushima, the towns ruined forever by nuclear. A crucifix at the entrance of Pripyat. The town is now a guarded area and entry is via checkpoint. The crucifix is a homage to those who...

Greenpeace Response to Growing Troubles at Fukushima Nuclear Reactors

Press release | 13 March, 2011 at 16:04

Tokyo, 13 March, 2011 – Reacting to ongoing reports of cooling problems and the continuing release of radioactive materials from the Fukushima I/Daiichi and Fukushima II/Diani Plants, Jan Beranek, Head of Greenpeace International’s Nuclear...

Kashiwazaki nuclear plant - report from the scene

Feature story | 24 July, 2007 at 2:00

After last week's earthquake rocked the world's largest nuclear plant, we were hearing conflicting information from the industry. Quickly, we put together a team to help our Japan office make sure the radiation leak was not worse than official...

Earthquake, fire and nuclear leak in Japan

Feature story | 18 July, 2007 at 2:00

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.

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...

Radioactivity Release from Fukushima Reactor

Press release | 12 March, 2011 at 17:41

Tokyo, 12 March, 2011 – Reacting to reports that radioactive materials including the isotope Cesium-137 have been released from the Fukushima power plant, and that increased levels of radiation have been detected in the immediate vicinity, Jan...

Japan Nuclear Radiation Release

Press release | 12 March, 2011 at 3:30

Tokyo, 12 March, 2011 – Reacting to reports that the Tokyo Electric Power Co authorised to release nuclear radiation from the Fukushima power plant and that increased levels of radiation have been detected at the plant, Jan Beranek, Greenpeace...

Daily News: Changes in global climate leads to civil wars; Clouds cast shadows on...

Blog entry by JPateraki | 25 August, 2011

© Jiri Rezac / Greenpeace Top news: Cyclical changes in climate trigger wars; Climate models need to be revised to include cloud formation; Animals are good at predicting earthquakes. #Wars: Cyclical climatic changes double the...

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