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3 hrs ago | Newswise

WIU Professors Explain Impact of Updated U.S. Seismic Hazard Maps

With the recent update of the national seismic hazard maps by the U.S. Geological Survey, two Western Illinois University faculty are contemplating how the changes will impact research and preparedness.

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7 hrs ago | People's Daily Online

Reconstruction in Japan's disaster-affected areas delayed

Reconstruction in Japan's earthquake-and-tsunami-affected areas was delayed as more than 35. 3 percent of reconstruction budget in fiscal 2013 remained unused, according to Japan's Reconstruction Agency Thursday.

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11 hrs ago | Pique News Magazine

Cloudy with a chance of Apocalypse

Only a fool believes the mainstream media these days and the alternative/Internet system is perforated with enough zealots to drive a person into six sublevels of deep paranoia.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

NHK World

Panel: Ex-TEPCO officials should be indicted

A prosecution inquest panel has decided that 3 former executives of Tokyo Electric Power Company should be indicted for their handling of the March 2011 disaster at Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant.

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Switched

Fukushima Radiation Absent From Waters Along U.S. West Coast, Scientists Say

Tests of water off the U.S. West Coast have found no signs of radiation from Japan's 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster, although low levels of radiation are ultimately expected to reach the U.S. shore, scientists said on Tuesday.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Standard

Japan factory output drops most since tsunami disaster

Japan's factory production in June logged its sharpest fall since the 2011 earthquake-tsunami disaster, hit largely by drops in cars and industrial machines, official data showed Wednesday.

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Reuters

UPDATE 2-Japan June output falls at fastest pace since March 2011 quake

Japan's June industrial output fell at the fastest rate since the devastating earthquake and tsunami in March 2011 as companies slowed production to offset a build-up in inventories, official data showed on Wednesday, clouding the outlook for the economy.

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Iol.co.za

Global nuclear power share falls to a low

Atomic power's share of global electricity supply is at the lowest level since the 1980s following the shutdown of Japan's reactors after the Fukushima disaster, and may fall further without major new plant construction.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

CiteULike

Treatment of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Using the Traditional...

Treatment of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Using the Traditional Japanese Herbal Medicine Saikokeishikankyoto: A Randomized, Observer-Blinded, Controlled Trial in Survivors of the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami The Great East Japan earthquake and tsunami caused immense damage over a wide area of eastern Japan.

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NEWS.com.au

Aussie MH17 experts face grim task

IT'S the heart-stopping moment this couple will never forget. An iceberg collapsed nearby, with huge chunks of ice forming a massive wave that headed straight for them.

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The Age

Some MH17 victims' remains may never be found: AFP

There is a real possibility that not all the remains of MH17 disaster victims will be recovered, the Australian Federal Police confirmed yesterday.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

U.S. is urged to prepare better for catastrophic nuclear accidents

While nuclear design rules have focused on withstanding more predictable problems, it's the highly unusual but extreme events that have caused the worst accidents in recent decades, such as Chernobyl in 1986, Three Mile Island in 1979 and Fukushima three years ago.

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Related Topix: Nuclear Energy, Pop/Rock, John Lennon, Tsunami

Scoop

International aid worker to spend next week at University

A leading international humanitarian aid worker will be talking to students at the University of Canterbury next week to encourage them to get out into the world and people in need.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Georgia Straight

Fukushima-area river declared Japan's cleanest

The Arakawa River originates near, and flows through, Fukushima city, which is located about 70 kilometres from the devastated Daiichi nuclear power plant.

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Star Tribune

Earthquake can hit 'almost any place'

A new federal earthquake map dials up the shaking hazard just a bit for about one-third of the United States and lowers it for one-tenth.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Geology, Science, Tsunami, Tennessee, IL

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Hispanic Business

DoD, Partners Share Mapping Technology for Disaster Relief

The open-source software is called GeoSHAPE, which stands for geospatial tool for security, humanitarian assistance and partnership engagement, , Technology and Logistics, or AT&L.

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The Honolulu Advertiser

Sign floated here by tsunami sent back to village in Japan

The sign belongs to Tanohata Village, a hamlet in Iwate prefecture, Japan, on the northeast coast of Honshu, population roughly 3,550.

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Chosun Ilbo

Japan Posts 24th Straight Month of Trade Deficits

Japan on Thursday posted its 24th straight month of trade deficits, as imports continued to increase and exports unexpectedly fell.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

NewsTarget.com

Irradiated and brainwashed: Japanese citizens somehow still support nuclear industry

Virtually no one in the Japanese public supports nuclear energy production anymore, thanks to what many now agree was the worst nuclear disaster ever to occur in recorded history.

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The New Zealand Herald

Thailand: Sand and silence awaits

Exclusivity and privacy is still available for a family holiday in the sun, even at bustling Phuket, finds Leanne Chamberlin.

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