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[Column] Why stray dogs can’t take over the metropolis

When I left LA, I bought my suitcase. I chose the toughest one for the long way to go. When I left NY, I bought my shoes. I chose the

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350 victims to sue Tepco and Japanese government for Fukushima effect

On 3/11/2013, 350 residents in Fukushima, Miyagi and Ibaraki prefectures are going to sue Tepco and Japanese government at Fukushima district court. They are to demand compensation of 50,000 JPY/month・person

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90,500 Bq/Kg of cesium from the pollen of Japanese cedar in Fukushima

On 1/23/2013, Fukushima Diary reported “Radiation level of Japanese cedar is 20 times much as back ground, Tokyo to have 5~6 times much as pollen this year” [URL 1]. According

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Russia “Japan may develop nuclear weapon against the nuclear threat of N. Korea”

  According to Interfax, the chairman of Russian House Committee on Foreign Affairs pointed out the possibility of Japan to develop nuclear weapons against North Korea on 2/12/2013. Having North

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Cesium measured from Hokkaido beef again

On 2/3/2013, Fukushima Diary reported “Cesium measured from beef produced in Hokkaido” [URL 1]. According to MHWL, 25 Bq/Kg of Cesium-134/137 was measured from beef, which is produced in Hokkaido

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MEXT immediately released the SPEEDI data for N. Korea nuclear test

Having North Korea’s possible underground nuclear test, MEXT released the simulation data of radioactive material, which is called “WSPEEDI-Ⅱ”. It simulates the possible spreading fallout until 18:00 of 2/13/2013. When

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[Surrealism] MOE reinforces radiation monitoring for the nuclear test of N. Korea

In the afternoon of 2/12/2013 (JST), North Korea announced the success of its third underground nuclear test. *1 In order to protect Japan from the radioactive contamination, Ministry of the