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“Abita”, animated short film about Fukushima children who can’t play outside (Vimeo)

“Abita”,   animated short film about Fukushima children who can’t play outside (Vimeo)

“Abita”,   animated short film about Fukushima children who can’t play outside   because of the radioactivity. About their dreams and realities. … Read entire article »

Filed under: 8.Eathquake & Nuclear accident

Public Eye Lifetime Award and The Yes Men Mark Farewell from Davos(Public Eye)

Public Eye Lifetime Award and The Yes Men Mark Farewell from Davos(Public Eye)

After 15 years of the Public Eye, the Berne Declaration and Greenpeace Switzerland are taking stock and, in their farewell to Davos and the WEF, will present a final award to one company for its lifetime achievements in corporate irresponsibility. … Read entire article »

Filed under: 1. BANK, 6CSR, unclassified

Contaminated water swamps Fukushima No. 1 cleanup (Japan Times)

Contaminated water swamps Fukushima No. 1 cleanup (Japan Times)

More than three years into the massive cleanup of the Fukushima No. 1 power plant, only a tiny fraction of the workers are focused on key tasks such as preparing for the dismantling of the wrecked reactors and removing radioactive fuel rods. … Read entire article »

Filed under: 8.Eathquake & Nuclear accident

New Fukushima Governor Inspects Plant (NHK)

New Fukushima Governor Inspects Plant (NHK)

The new governor of Fukushima has called for all nuclear reactors in the prefecture to be permanently closed. … Read entire article »

Filed under: 8.Eathquake & Nuclear accident

Bus companies face uphill battle over nuclear disaster compensation(Mainichi)

Bus companies face uphill battle over nuclear disaster compensation(Mainichi)

A group of charter bus companies must submit documentary proof for each cancellation attributed to the Fukushima nuclear crisis to receive compensation for profits lost due to the disaster, the companies have been told by the nuclear damage claim dispute resolution center. … Read entire article »

Filed under: 8.Eathquake & Nuclear accident, unclassified

It’s time to do something about Chinese coral poachers (Nikkei)

It’s time to do something about Chinese coral poachers (Nikkei)

Coral-poaching vessels, apparently operated by Chinese fishermen, have swarmed into Japan’s exclusive economic zone around the Ogasawara Islands, 1,000km directly south of Tokyo, and the Izu Islands, southwest of and closer to Tokyo. … Read entire article »

Filed under: 7.China & Asia, unclassified

MLB support for Fukushima(Japan Today)

MLB support for Fukushima(Japan Today)

Major League pitchers, from left, Jeremy Guthrie of the Kansas City Royals, Chris Capuano of the New York Yankees and Mark Melancon of the Pittsburgh Pirates listen to chef Tatsuya Sato during their visit to the Fukushima Organ Dou restaurant which offers produce grown in the Fukushima Prefecture, in Tokyo, on Friday. … Read entire article »

Filed under: 8.Eathquake & Nuclear accident, unclassified