Fukushima

 
Five years after Fukushima, SA hasn’t learned its lesson
Five years after Fukushima, SA hasn’t learned its lesson
March 11 marks five years since the devastating nuclear meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power station in Japan. In 2011, a 9.0 earthquake...
Letters to the editor: March 13 to 19 2015
Letters to the editor: March 13 to 19 2015
The Japanese panel that investigated the accident at the Fukushima nuclear plant, which followed an earthquake and tsunami on March 11 2011, found...
Japan to build ice wall at Fukushima
Japan to build ice wall at Fukushima
Japan will on Monday begin constructing an underground ice wall at the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant, freezing the soil under broken reactors to...
Fishermen approve plan to release groundwater from Fukushima plant
Fishermen approve plan to release groundwater from Fukushima plant
Fishermen working along the coast off Japan's destroyed Fukushima nuclear power plant have agreed to allow the...
Japan mulls future of Fukushima
Japan mulls future of Fukushima
A Japanese ruling party official has called into question a government plan to let people who fled from the Fukushima nuclear disaster go home,...
[Slideshow]Fukushima: Rearing horses among the ruin
[Slideshow]Fukushima: Rearing horses among the ruin
Rather than abandon his animals after the Fukushima nuclear plant meltdown, a horse breeder braved high radiation levels to continue their care.
Horseman of the apocalypse
Horseman of the apocalypse
Until 2011 Tokue Hosokawa had only to peer through the window of his home in Litate village to confirm that all was well with his 100-year-old...
Meltdown over nuclear mop-up
Meltdown over nuclear mop-up
Dressed in a hazardousmaterials suit, full-face mask and hard hat, Japan's prime minister, Shinzo Abe, left his audience in no doubt: "The...
Japan to switch off nuclear power
Japan to switch off nuclear power
Japan is set to be nuclear power-free, for just the third time in more than four decades, and with no firm date for re-starting an energy source...
Abe pledges to earn world's trust after Tokyo wins Olympic bid
Abe pledges to earn world's trust after Tokyo wins Olympic bid
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe praised Tokyo's triumphant bid to host the 2020 Olympic Games as an opportunity to showcase Japan's resurgence...
Japan fights Fukushima's toxic battle
Japan fights Fukushima's toxic battle
Japan's government will spend almost $500-million (about R5.1-billion) to try to contain leaks and decontaminate highly toxic water at the...
Fukushima: Japan PM pledges greater government involvement
Fukushima: Japan PM pledges greater government involvement
Wrapping up a tour of Africa and the Middle East, Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said in Qatar on Wednesday that the issue at the crippled...

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