One of the greatest challenges faced by the people of the Fukushima Prefecture (and the people of Japan) in the aftermath of the Fukushima ‘triple disaster” does not involve the clean-up and rebuilding, or even the prevailing fear of radioactive contamination. Perhaps the greatest long-term challenge may be coping with the psychological impact of the […]
Canadian Nuclear Organization Advises Distribution of Potassium Iodide
In the wake of the 2011 Fukushima crisis, The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (Canadas “nuclear watchdog”) is for the first time recommending the distribution of potassium iodide pills to those living near nuclear reactors. As reported in The Globe and Mail on June 23, 2014, the group is proposing that tablets be given to those […]
Is Incineration of Fukushima Debris Causing Nosebleeds on Osaka?
Is a manga series divulging information the Japanese government is trying to keep under wraps? According to a May 2014 article in Japan Times, government officials became irate when a character in the popular series Oishinbo claimed that hundreds of people living in the vicinity of an Osaka incineration facility have shown signs of illness […]