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Fukushima operators to build undersea tunnel to dump contaminated water

Japanese government claims water from nuclear plant released through 1km tunnel will be safe as all radioactive elements will have been removed Operators of Japan’s…

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Undersea volcanic eruption creates new Japanese island

Crescent-shaped landmass 50km south of Minami Ioto could disappear due to erosion The 6,000-plus islands that make up the Japanese archipelago have a new addition,…

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Watch: a typhoon in Japan washes Yayoi Kusama’s iconic “Yellow Pumpkin” out to sea

It’s certainly sad that artist Yayoi Kusama’s “Yellow Pumpkin” sculpture was washed to sea during a typhoon on Naoshima island in Japan yesterday. But the…

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Simone Biles exits women’s Olympic team gymnastics final over mental health concern

Four-time champion: ‘There’s more to life than gymnastics’ American pulls out after vault early in Tuesday’s competition ROC team wins gold with USA second and…

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First openly transgender Olympians are competing in Tokyo

The International Olympic Committee has allowed transgender athletes to participate at the Olympics since 2004, but until this year, none had done so openly. Source:…

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The Tokyo Olympics could be a COVID-19 “super evolutionary event”

Enlarge / Flag bearers Yui Susaki and Rui Hachimura of Team Japan lead their team out during the Opening Ceremony of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic…

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First Covid case reported in Olympic village days before games kick off

“Organizers must try to make sure that people will understand that these games are safe and secure,” said Tokyo 2020 President Seiko Hashimoto. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/olympics/tokyo-2020-first-covid-19-case-reported-olympic-village-days-n1274269…

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Tokyo wakes up to a sky-high floating head staring back at them

People in Tokyo woke up Friday morning to find a giant black-and-white face staring back at them from above the trees in the city’s popular…

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Giant panda gives birth to twin cubs at Tokyo’s Ueno Zoo

“All the staff are working together to observe and protect the giant panda mother and children,” the zoo said in a statement on its panda…

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Tokyo Olympics: Uganda team member tests positive for COVID

The positive test was the first detected infection among athletes arriving for the Tokyo Olympics. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/6/20/tokyo-olympics-uganda-team-member-tests-positive-for-covid Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared…

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Bear shot dead after 8-hour rampage in Japan injures 4

A soldier at the barracks suffered cuts on his chest and stomach, but his injury was not life threatening, according to Japan’s Defense Ministry. Source:…

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US warns against travel to Japan as country grapples COVID surge

US says coronavirus surge makes it risky for citizens to travel to Japan, just two months ahead of Tokyo Olympics. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/5/25/us-warns-against-travel-to-japan-as-covid-bites-ahead-of-olympics Droolin’ Dog sniffed…

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Protests grow in South Korea over Japan’s Fukushima water plan

Fishing communities worry water will contaminate the seas despite promises it will be cleaned of radioactive substances. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/5/3/protests-grow-in-south-korea-over-japan-fukushima-disposal-plan Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story…

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The Fukushima disaster in maps and charts

Ten years after Japan’s deadly earthquake and tsunami, we take a look at how the disaster unfolded. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/3/10/fukushima-disaster-in-maps-and-charts Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story…

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The man who saves cats in Fukushima’s nuclear zone – in pictures

Sakae Kato stayed behind a decade ago to rescue abandoned cats whose owners fled radiation clouds from the Fukushima nuclear plant Continue reading… Source: https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gallery/2021/mar/05/the-man-who-saves-cats-in-fukushimas-nuclear-zone-in-pictures…

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Watch bullet trains powering through snow in Japan

Traveling often as a youngster in Britain, the land of bad trains, I adored seeing the Shinkansen high-speed rail services on TV. It still seems…

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Hospitals in Japan close to collapse as serious Covid cases soar

Experts warn fatalities could rise sharply and call for state of emergency to be extended Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Hospitals…

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Striking Satellite Images Show Mount Fuji’s Sad Snowcap

Don’t look. Mount Fuji is naked. The iconic volcano is usually known for having a cap of bright white snow from fall through spring, but…

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Bitter Lake Recordings Brings Japanese Underground Obscurities to the World

Catching up with the last few years of this prodigious, genre-spanning label dedicated to bona fide niche records. Read full story on the Bandcamp Daily….

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New coronavirus variant spreads to North America, Japan and several EU countries

Cases of a new variant of COVID-19 first detected in England were confirmed by health officials in Canada, Japan and several more European Union countries…

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For the Second Time Ever, an Asteroid Sample Returns to Earth

The Japanese Hayabusa2 mission to asteroid Ryugu marks a major milestone this weekend with the return of pristine space rock. Source: https://www.wired.com/story/for-the-second-time-ever-an-asteroid-sample-returns-to-earth/ Droolin’ Dog sniffed…

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Brightly burning meteor seen across wide areas of Japan

A brightly burning meteor was seen plunging from the sky in wide areas of Japan, capturing attention on television and social media Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/brightly-burning-meteor-seen-across-wide-areas-of-japan-meteor-areas-meteor-ap-meteor-b1763827.html Droolin’…

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