Japan will continue using nuclear energy

After 3 years since that tsunami which caused the greatest suffered nuclear crisis in Japan, by destroying the nuclear plant in Fukushima, the current government of that country emphasized that will not waive to nuclear energy because the economic bill is too high. This, despite...

Japan Admitted that Fukushima was “A Man-Made Disaster”

Fukushima nuclear accident was “a disaster caused by man” and not simply a consequence of the giant earthquake and tsunami that occurred on March 11, 2011 in northeastern Japan, on Thursday concluded a parliamentary committee that investigated the facts. “It is...

Japan Reinforces Nuclear Safety Programs

Japan has set more strict and transparent safety regulations in their nuclear plants in order to ease the concern of the citizens, before they rekindle both of their nuclear reactors for the first time since the earthquake and tsunami of March 2011. Even with the nation facing...

Japan Could Face a Giant Tsunami

Much of Japan’s Pacific coast could be inundated by a tsunami of more than 34 meters high if a powerful earthquake strokes offshore. A panel of experts informed that any tsunami created by a magnitude-9.0 earthquake, could top 34 at its highest. The revised tsunami projections...

Synopsis of International Events of 2011

The Force of Nature and the Tragedies On March 11, 2011 one of the strongest earthquakes of the last century happened in Japan. The nation was ravaged by a brutal 9 magnitude (on the Richter scale) earthquake, followed by a tsunami with waves of 10 meters high and th...

Excessive Radiation Levels on Fukushima Rice

An analysis of a sample of rice from Fukushima showed excessive levels of radioactive cesium, Japanese officials said. Ready to collect rice plants with a radioactive level of 500 becquerel per kilogram (above the limit of 200 becquerels established by the Japanese government)...

Typhoon Roke Kills Five People in Japan

Strong winds and heavy rains assailed Japan and five people perished during the arrival of typhoon Roke. The natural phenomena arrived the region of Tohoku at 12:00 GMT the same place were the Fukushima nuclear power plant is located. The Tokyo Electric (Tepco) nuclear central...