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I Am FukushimaKainuma Hiroshi

People are all too prone to attribute Fukushima Prefecture’s post-3/11 problems to a uniquely “Fukushima” set of circumstances. But on closer observation we find that some of Fukushima’s most serious problems stem from issues that are nationwide in scope. Addressing these problems effectively will hinge on approaching them from a national perspective.

Measures for Contaminated Water at Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station

Two and a half years have passed since the accident at TEPCO’s Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station. Nonetheless, the grave situation of water contaminated with radioactive material leaking to the ground surface and the sea has yet to be resolved.

Fukushima’s Radioactivity-Proof Cleanup Robot

“Quince” is a disaster response robot that has been playing a crucial part in efforts to repair the damage at the nuclear power station in Fukushima.

Effects of the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Disaster

On September 11–12, 2011, six months after the Tōhoku earthquake, an international expert symposium took place at Fukushima Medical University. The symposium featured active debate on the radiation and health effects of the disaster among 40 experts and researchers from Japan and abroad.

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