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Breaking news Natural disasters

10 quakes within 10 hours in Izu-ohshima island / Epicenter “Very shallow”

According to Japan Meteorological Agency, 10 earthquakes occurred in Izu-ohshima island only within 10 hours on 7/28/2014. Izu-ohshima island is located approx. 110km in the south of Tokyo.   The

Breaking news Politics Support by eating

[Reader's post] Tokyo supermarket selling peach labelled with double origins / “Fukushima・Wakayama” – Photo

A supermarket in Tokyo was selling peach labeling two different origins at once. A reader posted this on 7/23/2014.   The reader states the peach was found yesterday. The label

Misinformation Politics

GOOGLE maps indicates an irrelevant power plant 50km north of actual as Fukushima nuclear plant

Photo : This wrong “Fukushima plant” that Google tells you would not affect Tokyo even if additional explosion happens because it’s over 250km from Tokyo (Actually it would).   Google

Domestic and global Environment Ecology

126 Bq/Kg of Cesium-134/137 from sandbox in a park of Tokyo

Photo : From google street view of the sampling location   A citizen’s radiation measurement station in Saitama measured significantly high level of radiation in sand of a park in

Domestic and global Environment Ecology

1.4 μSv/h measured in Edogawa ward Tokyo after Typhoon Neoguri passed – Photo

A local citizen posted a picture (attached above) of radiation measurement. The reading was 1.396 μSv/h. The location was in a riverbed of Arakawa-river in Edogawa ward, Tokyo, where Tokyo

Cover-ups Fukushima Plant

Unconfirmed info “Tepco’s ex-chairman Katsumata was witnessed in a hospital of Tokyo”

Anonymous post reported Katsumata was seen in a hospital of Tokyo. Katsumata was Tepco’s chairman when 311 took place until he stepped down in June of 2012. This is unconfirmed information.

Ecology Food contamination

Tokyo supermarket sells Fukushima tomatoes for 50% price of other origins

A reader provided Fukushima Diary with a piece of information to let us know what is actually going-on in the supermarkets in Tokyo.   The picture sent shows a pack

Domestic and global Environment Ecology

87,100 Bq/Kg from sewage sludge in Fukushima / 3,800 Bq/Kg from Tokyo sewage sludge

On 5/20/2014, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism published a report about radioactive contamination of sewage sludge. The samples were collected from April to May of 2014. Even though

Breaking news Oppress Politics

[Video] Tokyo Self-immolation protestor against Abe

  Following up this article..     [Photo] Japanese citizen attempted self‐immolation in Tokyo against “collective security” pushed by Abe cabinet [URL] Around 13:00 of 6/29/2014, a Japanese citizen attempted

Breaking news Oppress Politics

[Photo] Japanese citizen attempted self‐immolation in Tokyo against “collective security” pushed by Abe cabinet

  [URL]   Around 13:00 of 6/29/2014, a Japanese citizen attempted self-immolation in Shinjuku Tokyo. According to the Metropolitan Police Department, he was protesting against the controversial right to collective