Japan Nuclear Meltdown Will Seriously Affect World Environment

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Checking for radiation in Japan. Japan’s situation involving its damaged nuclear reactors is going from bad to worse, following Friday’s mega earthquake and subsequent tsunami tidal waves. Energy Egypt Israel Japan Jordan Middle East nuclear radiation

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Report: Dolphin Slaughter Underway In Taiji, Japan


The annual dolphin hunt season in Taiji, Japan began on September 1st. We’ve told you recently about Save Japan Dolphins Day and Ric O’Barry in Taiji and Kelly Slater raising awareness of the dolphin slaughter.

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Japan’s Nuclear “Dead Zone” Dogs and Cats

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With escalating rates of radiation, and an upgrade to 7 in terms of severity, it’s not only humans who have suffered from Japan’s 9 magnitude earthquake, tsunami and radiation leakage in northeastern Japan. Abandoned Fukushima “dead zone&# dog: its face says it all!

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Egypt Stops Japan Imports Over Radiation Fears

Green Prophet

Car parts, scrap metal, fish and produce from Japan won’t enter Egyptian ports. Traces of radiation, likely from Japan have been clocked at Israel’s nuclear research station , and Bahrain is building a contingency plan should radiation levels spiral further out of control in Japan.

Justin Bieber’s Hair Helps Japan’s Tsunami Victims


that even his hair is raising money to help Japan. All of the proceeds will go toward tsunami relief funds for Japan. Justin Bieber is so charitable (how charitable is he?)

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Charlie Sheen’s Tour Helps Japan, Haiti, And More


First, we’ve got disaster relief in Japan. Sheen is donating a portion of ticket sales from his Toronto show to help Japan after the earthquake, tsunami and nuclear crisis caused devastation in the country a month and a half ago.

Japan reacts with censorship to critical reporting

Green (Living) Review

The government of Japan has now developed its own strategy in order to deal with the nuclear catastrophe. The current state of information in Japan is about like it was in the war with the attitude that Japan is going to win World War II and journalists are told to keep stumm.

Nuclear energy might see increased opposition after Japan crisis

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3 reactor in Japan. The ongoing nuclear crisis in Japan has sparked new life in the nuclear energy debate in many countries. It will be very difficult to sell the idea of nuclear power to people for any political party after the Japan disaster.”.

How to Become a National Geographic Explorer

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You can sail with Polynesian wayfinders, follow the Tendai monks in Japan, join a caravan of blue robed Taureg in the searing sands of the Sahara, or hunt narwhal with the Inuit in the light of the midnight sun.” Click here to view the embedded video.

Gwen Stefani Donates $1 Million To Tsunami Relief In Japan


I have NO DOUBT that Gwen Stefani ‘s donation of $1 million to help the victim’s of the devastating tsunami in Japan will inspire others to give (sorry, couldn’t help myself). “I’ve The disaster in Japan is beyond heartbreaking, and I want to do anything I can to help.

WATCH: Celebs Record Charity PSA for Japan Relief


It has been a little over two months since the tsunami hit Japan and caused unprecedented devastation, but lots of work still needs to be done, and celebs are trying to raise awareness. “Unite for Japan,&# baseball star Hideki Matsui says.

Why was there no looting in Japan?

Green (Living) Review

By Michael Smith (Veshengro) Why was there no looting after the earthquake, the tsunami and nuclear meltdown, which is still going on, in Japan? I japan, on the other hand, no such problems anywhere, it would appear. But, the way we seem to be seeing it is that there has been no looting and is no looting going on in Japan anywhere in the aftermath of the quake and the tsunami. And this appears to be the philosophy that reigns in Japan.

Save Japan Dolphins Day Kicks Off In Taiji


Today makes the start of the infamous dolphin slaughter season in Japan. Ric O’Barry , one the world’s leading dolphin activists, ventured to Taiji, Japan this morning to view the killing cove and lead a prayer group in marking the occasion.

Robert Pattinson Raises Money For Tsunami Victims In Japan


The Twilight hunk, along with Water for Elephants co-star Reese Witherspoon are just a few of the celebs who have signed on for a charity auction to benefit the Yoshiki Foundation America with all proceeds benefiting the victims of the tsunami in Japan.

Why do birds living near Chernobyl have smaller brains?

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For the seabirds of this area of Japan, this could be a Tern for the worse. 2011). Radiation is funny. Not funny ha ha, but rather, funny strange.

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Celebrities Donate Unique Items to Japan Charity Auction


There’s Christie’s Green Auction , which announced its 2011 event today; the auctioning of the necklace that Lindsay Lohan stole; heck, Patrick Dempsey is even auctioning himself off! Charity auctions have been big lately, raising money for all kinds of causes.

LivingSocial deal: $5 For Japan Relief, They’ll Double It!


For the next 24 hours the company is offering users a chance to contribute to the relief efforts in Japan, because for every $5 donation a user makes, LivingSocial will double it.

Japan Calls off Whaling -Really-for Good


Japan has called off whaling. Effective immediately, Japan will no longer conduct scientific research on whale populations which require capture and dissection," said Chief Cabinet Secretary Makoto Inoue, speaking at a press conference in Tokyo.

As Japan Nuclear Plants Meltdown, Israel To Build “Safe” One in the Desert

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Fukushima Daiichi reactors in Japan before and after the tsunami. Energy Must-Read Middle East Cleantech & Environment News Israel Japan Nuclear energy nuclear power plantsIs this worthwhile for Israel or other Middle East countries?

Radioactive Church in Tokyo Dangerous as Chernobyl Dead Zone

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One physicist Edwin Lyman from Washington said the difference in Japan is that in Tokyo the radiation is occurring in hotspots. Meanwhile watch out for nuclear wasabi from Japan. Cleantech, Science & Technology Japan Jordan nuclear Saudi Arabia

Nuclear crisis in Japan

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In the aftermaths of the massive and devastating earthquake that hit Japan yesterday a nuclear crisis has unfolded in the country. Yesterday Japan officials declared a state of emergency at two nuclear power plants in the Fukushima Prefecture.

NYC’s Little Cupcake Bakery: Eco Friendly Cupcakes with a Humanitarian Twist for FEED Japan

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The Little Cupcake Bakery , located both on Prince Street in Manhattan’s SoHo and on Third Avenue in Brooklyn, has opened a “shop in shop&# to benefit Japan. An horrific earthquake hit Japan on Friday, March 11, 2011, reaching 8.9 The FEED Japan bag was created to raise funds and bring support to the relief in Japan at such a crucial time. Co-founder of FEED Lauren Bush, found it absolutely critical to create awareness for Japan. Cupcakes!

Justin Bieber, U2, Rihanna And Others Record Japan Benefit Album


Justin Bieber , U2 , Rihanna , and other top recording artists are teaming up to record a benefit album for earthquake and tsunami relief in Japan.

Japan Mines Seabed “Fire Ice” – The World’s Most Dangerous Source of Energy?

Green Prophet

Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corporation, a Japanese state-owned prospecting company says it has successfully extracted methane gas from an undersea methane hydrate deposit in the Nankai trench south of Japan’s main island of Honshu.

U.S. military blocks websites to help Japan recovery efforts

Green (Living) Review

military has blocked access to a range of popular commercial websites in order to free up bandwidth for use in Japan recovery efforts, according to information from the U.S. The block, instituted Monday, is intended to make sure bandwidth was available in Japan for military operations as the United States helps in the aftermath of last week's deadly earthquake and tsunami, so claims a spokesperson for the U.S

Top 10 Environmental Stories From the Middle East (2011)

Green Prophet

2011 was a big year for the Middle East – not only politically but also environmentally. Step on in for a wonderful overview of 2011 and please accept Green Prophet’s heartfelt wishes for a more mindful 2012. Japan Nuclear Meltdown Will Seriously Affect World Environment.

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China helped wind power climb to new record levels in 2011

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Wind energy developers installed a record 41,000 megawatts of electricity-generating capacity in 2011, bringing the world total to 238,000 megawatts. Now trailing well behind China, the United States installed 6,800 megawatts of wind generating capacity in 2011.

‘True Blood’ Star Helps Raise Money For Japan


Even though the earthquake that hit Japan happened a month ago , the country is still in a state of crisis. More than 27,000 people have been killed, and some 15,000 survivors are forced to live in evacuation centers, unable to return home.

“Worst Case Scenario” Realized as Three Fukushima Nuclear Reactors Melt Down

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In what is being considered as a “worst case scenario&# Japan power company authorities have now confirmed that three of the Fukushima nuclear reactors have actually melted down. Japan Radioactivity in Sea Water 1,250 Times Above Normal as Radiation Levels Approach Those of Chernobyl.

Japanese activists: Nuclear power is not the answer to global warming

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One month after the horrifying earthquake and tsunami hit Japan the country is considering raising the severity level of its nuclear crisis to the highest level available. Energy Chernobyl Fukushima Global Warming Japan nuclear nuclear accident nuclear energy nuclear power

‘Humane’ U.S. Law Firm To Represent Japan Against Sea Shepherd


In an effort to rally support against the firm, the Sea Shepherd have posted contact information on their website. Read More. Animals Causes News

Dr. Helen Caldicott: Fukushima Nuclear Meltdown Much Worse Than Chernobyl

Green Prophet

Japan’s reactor is much worse. Although several months have passed since the devastating earthquake and tsunami occurred in Japan, the resulting nuclear power plant crisis, and the effect on the world environment is still far from over. Energy Fukushima Iran Japan nuclear Turkey

Wind farms unscathed by the massive Japanese earthquake disaster

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Pictured here is Kamisu, the semi-offshore wind farm in Japan which was left unharmed by the earthquake and tsunami on March 11. According to Yoshinori Ueda most of the wind farms in Japan are now operational. The stock price of Japan Wind Development Co.

Bahrain’s Radiation Contingency Plan for Travellers from Japan

Green Prophet

Countries close to Japan, and even those farther away like Israel and the United States have already measured radiation from Japan’s troubled nuclear reactors. There is a great read here on Japan’s radioactive dogs and cats.

Nissans Leaf Wins Japan Car of the Year Award

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The Nissan Leaf has won Car of the Year Japan for 2011-2012, according to the executive committee for the award announced at the Tokyo Auto Show. The Leaf also won the RJC Car of the Year award this year by the Automotive Researchers’ and Journalists’ Conference of Japan. The Leaf is Nissan’s first mass-produced electric car and since then they’ve moved just over 20,000 vehicles.

Edward Norton’s Crowdrise Stirs Up Community (And Cash) for Japan Relief


Edward Norton is back in the picture — the charitable picture — as his fundraising website Crowdrise races to help those impacted by the earthquake and resulting tsunami in Japan. Will you join the community there to help those suffering in Japan?

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5 Easy Things You Can Do Right Now to Be Kinder to the World.

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And in light of world events, donate to an organization that help those in need - perhaps one of those to help our neighbors over in Japan for today. To make a $10 donation to The Red Cross , text REDCROSS to 90999 or to the Salvation Army , text JAPAN or QUAKE to 80888 for a $10 donation.

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INTERVIEW: Treehugger Blogger Jennifer Hattam Talks To Green Prophet About Turkey

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There she writes about environmental issues for Treehugger (including its plans to install nuclear power plants despite the Fukushima disaster in Japan ) and the wider Middle East region while keeping up with her personal blog.

Naomi Campbell Arranging Fundraiser For Japan


Supermodel Naomi Campbell is in talks to arrange a fashion fundraiser to aid in relief efforts for Japan. Hopefully we should know by the end of the week if we’re doing Fashion for Relief: Japan.”.