Remembering the displaced on anniversary of Japan's 'Triple Disaster'

Remembering the displaced on anniversary of Japan's 'Triple Disaster'

Elizabeth Ferris & Mireya Solís for The Brookings Institution – LSE Project on Internal Displacement – WNN Breaking Commentary (WNN/BI-LSE) Washington D.C., UNITED STATES, AMERICAS: As we mark the third anniversary of Japan’s Triple Disaster, questions still linger as to what Japan and the world have learned from the earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear accident that […]

Nuclear radiation exposure concerns mount for mothers Japan

Nuclear radiation exposure concerns mount for mothers Japan

Eva Fernández Ortiz and Shubhi Tandon – WNN Features (WNN) TOKYO: As parents from Fukushima prefecture line up in Tokyo for public protests and a more recent 7.0 level earthquake hit off shore of the east coast of Honshu, Japan on July 9, the latest data on nuclear power reveals: the amount of radiation inside […]

Atomic Mom – Confessions from the Nuclear Age

Atomic Mom – Confessions from the Nuclear Age

WNN Radio WINGS radio show producer Susan Galleymore talks about women and the atomic age after the end of World War II. Pauline Silvia was a Navy biologist testing effects of radiation in the 1950s. In her daughter’s documentary Atomic Mom, Pauline wonders why her research was even done, and why the answers were ignored. […]

(Japan) Radiation and Pregnancy

(Japan) Radiation and Pregnancy

David Leonhardt  –  The New York Times – Monday, 14 March, 2011 Douglas Almond, a Columbia University economist who has studied the effects of the Chernobyl disaster, is concerned that the Japanese government may not be doing enough to warn pregnant women to leave any areas at risk of radiation exposure. Those areas can be […]