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[Analysis] How to make protests productive

There have been numbers of major anti-nuclear protests in Japan since 2011. As Fukushima Diary, I have been watching and reporting them. I used to stay up all night long

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Fukushima sent snow to elementary schools in Okinawa

On 2/12/2013, Fukushima prefectural government sent two elementary students to Okinawa with snow (20 snowmans). The snow will be sent to two elementary schools in Okinawa. The prefectural governments have

Spent Fuel Pools

Tepco investigated inside of SFP3, “The debris didn’t contact the fuel storage rack”

On 2/8/2013, Fukushima Diary reported “Tepco dropped the fuel handling machine mast to SFP of reactor3 when removing the debris” [URL 1] On 2/13/2013, Tepco investigated inside of the SFP

Confirmed effects

7 Fukushima children with thyroid problem may have cancer for 80% of possibility

On 2/13/2013, Fukushima Diary reported additional 2 Fukushima children were diagnosed to have thyroid cancer, and 7 Fukushima children are suspected to have thyroid cancer. (cf, 10 children with thyroid

Confirmed effects Effects to be confirmed

10 children with thyroid problem consist of 3 male 7 female, average age is 15 y.o, “79 times higher rate than usual”

On 2/13/2013, Fukushima Diary reported 2 additional Fukushima children were diagnosed to have thyroid cancer. [URL 1] So far, 3 children (among 38,114 testees) were diagnosed to have thyroid cancer

Confirmed effects Effects to be confirmed

2 more under 18s diagnosed as thyroid cancer, 7 more suspected to have cancer in Fukushima, “From before 311″

  From the thyroid test of Fukushima prefectural government, 2 more children were diagnosed to have thyroid cancer. They were under 18 years old in 311. So far, 3 children