Dispatches From Japan
- Energy Security: End of the Nuclear Industry? Chew, Alvin // Issues in Human Security in Asia;2011, p36
The article discusses the influence of the nuclear crisis in Japan to the global nuclear energy industry. It says that the good lesson from the nuclear crisis was the effective evacuation of the residents to the safety zone of 20 kilometres away from the nuclear power plant, despite the...
- Evacuation after the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant Accident Is a Cause of Diabetes: Results from the Fukushima Health Management Survey. Satoh, Hiroaki; Ohira, Tetsuya; Hosoya, Mitsuaki; Sakai, Akira; Watanabe, Tsuyoshi; Ohtsuru, Akira; Kawasaki, Yukihiko; Suzuki, Hitoshi; Takahashi, Atsushi; Kobashi, Gen; Ozasa, Kotaro; Yasumura, Seiji; Yamashita, Shunichi; Kamiya, Kenji; Abe, Masafumi // Journal of Diabetes Research;5/27/2015, Vol. 2015, p1
The Great East Japan Earthquake and Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster in 2011 forced the evacuation of a large number of residents and created changes in the lifestyle of the evacuees. These changes may have affected the evacueesâ€™ glucose metabolism, thereby leading to an increase in the...
- Children of the Atom. Coffin, Bill // National Underwriter / Life & Health Financial Services;4/4/2011, Vol. 115 Issue 7, p6
The author discusses the real effects of the Fukushima Daichi nuclear reactor after the earthquakes and tsunamis hit two prefecture in Japan. The author cites the Three Mile Island accident as an analogy of the event where the nuclear plant had an accident but the government never lists people...
- Assessing natural disasters and nuclear power plants. Heumphreus, Paul // Wentzville Journal;7/13/2011, Vol. 49 Issue 56, pA9
The article presents incidents involving nuclear plants including the Tohoku earthquake that produced the largest tsunami in Japan resulting in the Level seven event at the Fukushima nuclear plant, and the radioactive contamination from the nuclear plant at Chernobyl in the Soviet Union.
- Auto Supply Chains Sputter. // Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);4/4/2011, Vol. 12 Issue 14, p6
The article reports on the effects of the earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear disaster that occurred in Japan on March 10, 2011 on global automakers due to their dependence on parts manufactured in Japan which has led to a production loss of 600,000 vehicles in March 2011.
- The Photo that Sums up the Fukushima Anniversary. // BAGnewsNotes;3/12/2014, p1
A photograph related to three-year anniversary of tsunami, earthquake in Japan as of March 2014 that claimed more than 18000 lives, and subsequent nuclear disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant in Japan is presented.
- THREE YEARS AFTER. Verger, Rob // Newsweek Global;3/21/2014, Vol. 162 Issue 11, p1
The article reports that a group gathered in March 2014 to remember those killed by the March 11, 2011 tsunami that struck Sendai, Japan with details on the failure of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant and the protest against nuclear power in Tokyo, Japan.
- Fukushima: How Can It Be So Hard to Keep Water in a Pool? Wellen, Russ // Foreign Policy in Focus;3/18/2011, p2
The article discusses Barry Brooks' "Brave New Climate" blog, where he reported on the rising temperature of the cooling tanks for spent rods at the Fukushima nuclear power reactor in Japan after the March 2011 earthquake.
- For Japanese, Faded Nuclear Fears Return with a Vengeance (Chibanippo Shimbun, Japan). KERN, WILLIAM // Moderate Voice;6/16/2011, p5
A blog related to the Fukushima Nuclear Accident which took place in Fukushima, Japan in 2011 is presented.