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Fukushima raises questions about new Finnish reactor

Fukushima raises questions about new Finnish reactor | Finland | Scoop.it
AFP - More than 5,000 hard-hat workers swarm over a sprawling nuclear facility in western Finland to build OL3 -- touted as the safest nuclear reactor in the world -- a claim which has come under scrutiny following Japan's nuclear disaster...
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Finnish music takes over Japan for the next four weeks - Embassy of Finland, Tokyo : Current Affairs

Many Finnish bands have concerts and tours in Japan during the following four weeks. First the eagerly awaited Finland Fest 2011, an annual event with showcases of Finnish heavy metal, world music and jazz, will return to Tokyo this week.
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Unikko Bag for helping Japan | Totes | Marimekko

Unikko Bag for helping Japan | Totes | Marimekko | Finland | Scoop.it
The special Unikko Fabric bags are now available in Marimekko´s own shops in Finland, Berlin, London, Stockholm and Malmö. We will donate the proceeds from the sales of the bag to Japan through the Red Cross. The cherished classic is printed in the colours of the Finnish and Japanese flags – blue, red and white. The new, unique colourway was co-created by Kristina and Emma Isola. Welcome to help!
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Video Message from Finnish rock singer Michael Monroe to Japan!

Michael Monroe gave a message to Japanese people just before the charity concert " Pelasta Punainen Pallo" in Helsinki on Sunday, March 27th (RT @michaelmonroe: Video Message from Finnish rock singer Michael Monroe to Japan! http://fb.me/wnWT3j2P)
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Nuclear Waste Needs to Be Stored. But Where?

Nuclear Waste Needs to Be Stored. But Where? | Finland | Scoop.it
The nuclear crisis in Japan has caused new arguments over a derailed repository for spent fuel at Yucca Mountain in Nevada.
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http://t.co/qAUThwl - a question it seems only Finnish engineers can answer
READ: Onkalo - Finnish nuclear waste storage: http://bit.ly/i0kLth
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"Finland Fest: World Music Showcase" | The Japan Times Online

"Finland Fest: World Music Showcase" | The Japan Times Online | Finland | Scoop.it
Since 2006, The Finland Fest has catered to a loyal Japanese fan base by bringing over the best bands their Nordic homeland has to offer. This year's showcase has been split up into two portions — the "World Music Showcase" and "Metal Attack."
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Planmeca donates top-level dental devices to the dental clinic in Japan tsunami region

The Finnish company Planmeca Oy, one of the world’s leading dental equipment manufacturers, announces its donation of a Planmeca Compact i dental unit along with a Planmeca ProMax 3D s imaging unit to the temporary dental clinic that is being set up by the Japanese government and Japan Dental Association in the tsunami region.
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Helping Japan | Marimekko

Helping Japan | Marimekko | Finland | Scoop.it
Marimekko's online home for fabrics, clothes, housewares, and bags. See the latest collections and campaigns; find shops and retailers. (To help our friends in Japan Marimekko will produce a special tote bag: http://bit.ly/ffrAXK)
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Radioactive Particles from Japan Detected in Finland

Radioactive Particles from Japan Detected in Finland | Finland | Scoop.it
Finland’s Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority said in a statement on Wednesday (March 23, 2011) local time said that traces of radioactive particles from Japanese nuclear incident had been detected in Finland.
However, the nuclear safety authority stressed that the contamination of radioactive particles is not harmful to human health.
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