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Missing the (Contaminated) Forest for the (Decontaminated) Trees in Fukushima: Prof Robert Jacobs

Missing the (Contaminated) Forest for the (Decontaminated) Trees in Fukushima: Prof Robert Jacobs

Abstract: This article explores how the models of medical risk from radiation established in the aftermath of the nuclear attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki are insufficient for understanding the risks faced by people in contaminated environments like Fukushima. These models focus exclusively on levels of external radiation, while the risk facedRead More

Fukushima 10 Years On: Peace Boat Report

Fukushima 10 Years On: Peace Boat Report

Anthropocene, Featured, Fukushima March 21, 2021 at 5:46 am 0 comments

Peace Boat | Kawasaki Akira Translation: Meri Joyce Introduction Ten years have passed since the devastating earthquake and tsunami that struck eastern Japan on March 11, 2011, and the subsequent disaster at the TEPCO Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. This article outlines the current situation of the people impacted byRead More

In Tahiti, traditional priest Raymond Graffe inaugurates a memorial to nuclear survivors in French Polynesia and across the Pacific. Nic Maclellan

“We would like France to apologise”: Nuclear test survivors in French Polynesia

Nuclear and Racism, Nuclear Tests July 28, 2020 at 3:16 am 0 comments

As the seventy-fifth anniversary of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings approaches, the legacy of cold war–era French nuclear testing is still in dispute

Low-Dose Ionizing Radiation Causes Cancer: Review of 26 Studies Shows

Low-Dose Ionizing Radiation Causes Cancer: Review of 26 Studies Shows

Radiation and Health July 27, 2020 at 10:29 pm 0 comments

An international team of experts in the study of cancer risks associated with low-dose ionizing radiation published the monograph, “Epidemiological studies of low-dose ionizing radiation and cancer: Summary bias assessment and meta-analysis,” in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute on July 13, 2020.