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Pique News Magazine
Cloudy with a chance of Apocalypse
Only a fool believes the mainstream media these days and the alternative/Internet system is perforated with enough zealots to drive a person into six sublevels of deep paranoia.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Panel: Ex-TEPCO officials should be indicted
A prosecution inquest panel has decided that 3 former executives of Tokyo Electric Power Company should be indicted for their handling of the March 2011 disaster at Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant.
Fukushima Radiation Absent From Waters Along U.S. West Coast, Scientists Say
Tests of water off the U.S. West Coast have found no signs of radiation from Japan's 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster, although low levels of radiation are ultimately expected to reach the U.S. shore, scientists said on Tuesday.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Japan factory output drops most since tsunami disaster
Japan's factory production in June logged its sharpest fall since the 2011 earthquake-tsunami disaster, hit largely by drops in cars and industrial machines, official data showed Wednesday.
UPDATE 2-Japan June output falls at fastest pace since March 2011 quake
Japan's June industrial output fell at the fastest rate since the devastating earthquake and tsunami in March 2011 as companies slowed production to offset a build-up in inventories, official data showed on Wednesday, clouding the outlook for the economy.
Global nuclear power share falls to a low
Atomic power's share of global electricity supply is at the lowest level since the 1980s following the shutdown of Japan's reactors after the Fukushima disaster, and may fall further without major new plant construction.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Treatment of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Using the Traditional...
Treatment of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Using the Traditional Japanese Herbal Medicine Saikokeishikankyoto: A Randomized, Observer-Blinded, Controlled Trial in Survivors of the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami The Great East Japan earthquake and tsunami caused immense damage over a wide area of eastern Japan.
Aussie MH17 experts face grim task
IT'S the heart-stopping moment this couple will never forget. An iceberg collapsed nearby, with huge chunks of ice forming a massive wave that headed straight for them.
Some MH17 victims' remains may never be found: AFP
There is a real possibility that not all the remains of MH17 disaster victims will be recovered, the Australian Federal Police confirmed yesterday.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
The Macon Telegraph
U.S. is urged to prepare better for catastrophic nuclear accidents
While nuclear design rules have focused on withstanding more predictable problems, it's the highly unusual but extreme events that have caused the worst accidents in recent decades, such as Chernobyl in 1986, Three Mile Island in 1979 and Fukushima three years ago.
International aid worker to spend next week at University
A leading international humanitarian aid worker will be talking to students at the University of Canterbury next week to encourage them to get out into the world and people in need.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
The Georgia Straight
Fukushima-area river declared Japan's cleanest
The Arakawa River originates near, and flows through, Fukushima city, which is located about 70 kilometres from the devastated Daiichi nuclear power plant.
Earthquake can hit 'almost any place'
A new federal earthquake map dials up the shaking hazard just a bit for about one-third of the United States and lowers it for one-tenth.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
DoD, Partners Share Mapping Technology for Disaster Relief
The open-source software is called GeoSHAPE, which stands for geospatial tool for security, humanitarian assistance and partnership engagement, , Technology and Logistics, or AT&L.
The Honolulu Advertiser
Sign floated here by tsunami sent back to village in Japan
The sign belongs to Tanohata Village, a hamlet in Iwate prefecture, Japan, on the northeast coast of Honshu, population roughly 3,550.
Japan Posts 24th Straight Month of Trade Deficits
Japan on Thursday posted its 24th straight month of trade deficits, as imports continued to increase and exports unexpectedly fell.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Irradiated and brainwashed: Japanese citizens somehow still support nuclear industry
Virtually no one in the Japanese public supports nuclear energy production anymore, thanks to what many now agree was the worst nuclear disaster ever to occur in recorded history.
The New Zealand Herald
Thailand: Sand and silence awaits
Exclusivity and privacy is still available for a family holiday in the sun, even at bustling Phuket, finds Leanne Chamberlin.
.com | Report finds gaps in US nuclear disaster plans
Vladimir Putin has no soul, US Vice President Joe Biden concluded after meeting with the Russian leader at the Kremlin in 2011, according to an article in the New Yorker.
Cybercast News Service
Fukushima study: Think about unthinkable disasters
A U.S. science advisory report says Japan's Fukushima nuclear accident offers a key lesson to the nation's nuclear industry: Focus more on the highly unlikely but worst case scenarios.