Animals thrive in radioactive space left by Chernobyl

Wildlife are reclaiming the area left devoid of human life by the Chernobyl nuclear disaster. The 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster […]

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Fukushima: Where have all the children gone?

Three years on, the children of Japan’s Fukushima district are forced to retreat indoors to play, for fear of exposure to radiation.

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Fukushima threatens Tokyo’s 2020 Olympic bid

Tokyo is at risk of losing its 2020 Olympic Games tender after radiation readings at Fukushima soar to all-time high.

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Anti-nuclear protests in Japan commemorate Fukushima anniversary

Public sentiment in Japan has turned against nuclear energy in the two years since its devastating nuclear disaster, but while many would like to see a zero nuclear power future – will it be possible?

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Iranians launch monkey into space

Iran has launched a live monkey into space, seeking to show off missile systems that have alarmed the West because the technology could potentially be used to deliver a nuclear warhead.

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Japan approves nuclear restarts

Hundreds gather outside Japanese Prime Minister’s Yoshihiko Noda’s residence after the government announces plans to kickstart operations at two nuclear reactors.

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GALLERY: Japan marks 1 year tsunami anniversary

It has been almost one year since a massive 9.0-magnitude earthquake struck Japan, unleashing a terrifying tsunami. The wall of water caused widespread destruction, left almost 22,000 people dead or missing and triggered a nuclear crisis at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant.

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‘Sloppy’ Key to sell uranium shares

NZ Prime Minister, John Key, has admitted to being “sloppy” after it was revealed he owns shares in an Australian mining company which has uranium interests, despite the country’s anti-nuclear stance, reports MiNDFOOD.

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Semipalatinsk: Nuclear Wasteland

Photographs by Ed Ou of the nuclear wasteland that is the Semipalatinsk region in East Kazakhstan, brought to you by MiNDFOOD.

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