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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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Russia chases off U.S. warship in spat over territorial waters in Sea of Japan

The confrontation was the latest in a string of close contacts between Russian and American forces across the globe. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/russia-chases-u-s-warship-spat-over-territorial-waters-sea-n1248759 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out…

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Japanese town enlists terrifying robot wolves to protect them from bears

From Reuters: The town of Takikawa, on the northern island of Hokkaido, purchased and installed two Monster Wolf robots after bears were found roaming neighbourhoods…

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Jack-o-Lantern cats in Japan wish you a Happy Halloween

This Japanese Cat and friends are having a fun time with their Halloween pumpkins. [Video source] Source: https://boingboing.net/2020/10/29/jack-o-lantern-cats-from-japan-wish-you-a-happy-halloween.html Indie Brew found this story and shared…

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Fukushima nuclear disaster: Japan to unveil plan to release radioactive waste water

Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga says his government is working on the final details of a plan to release massive amounts of radioactive water being…

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Radioactive Fukushima waste water contains substances which ‘could damage human DNA’, Greenpeace warns

Plans to release over a million tonnes of water into the sea ‘will have serious, long-term consequences’ environmental group says Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/environment/japan-fukushima-greenpeace-radioactive-waste-water-ocean-dna-b1343258.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed…

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LGBT groups in Japan launch petition seeking equality law

Sexual minority groups and human rights activists are launching a petition calling for an LGBT equality law in Japan in hopes that it can be…

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75 years later, Japanese man recalls bitter internment in U.S.

Torn between two warring nationalities, the experience led him to refuse a loyalty pledge to the U.S., renounce his citizenship and return to Japan. Source:…

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Mass grave discovered in Japan with bodies buried in circular holes

Remains of more than 1,500 people found in 19th century mass grave believed to have died during epidemic Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/asia/mass-grave-osaka-japan-epidemic-19th-century-a9690276.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this…

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‘Godzilla’ was a metaphor for Hiroshima, and Hollywood whitewashed it

“Certainly all the pieces that were in any way, could in any way, be construed as critical of the United States or atomic testing, were…

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Japan furious after dozens of US Marines stationed in country diagnosed with coronavirus in massive outbreak

‘We have strong doubts the American military has taken adequate disease prevention measures,’ local governor says after more than 60 troops at two bases test…

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A Beginner’s Guide to Japanese Rock on Bandcamp

From straight-ahead tunes with radio-ready hooks to wonky mergers of electronic music and spoken-word, Japanese rock in 2020 takes many forms. Read full story on…

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Microsoft built Japan’s contact-tracing app using Apple and Google tech

Japan is finally getting ready to launch its COVID-19 contact-tracing app, which officials hope will help prevent a second wave of infections. The app —…

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