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When Robots Run Our Nation's Farms | Endless Innovation | Big Think

When Robots Run Our Nation's Farms | Endless Innovation | Big Think | Post 311 | Scoop.it
RT @JimSpohrer: More robot drones on the farm http://t.co/a2DdwHb8 And Japan farms http://t.co/budlGwBT...
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'New start' for Japan nuclear evacuees

'New start' for Japan nuclear evacuees | Post 311 | Scoop.it
Areas with annual radiation exposure of 20 millisieverts or lower are being prepared for residents' return.
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From the Fukushima forbidden zone: 'I intend to stay until I die'

From the Fukushima forbidden zone: 'I intend to stay until I die' | Post 311 | Scoop.it

Warning: some disturbing photos. But important to know about.

 

"Naoto Matsumura spends his days tending to livestock and a collection of pets at his residence in the town of Tomioka, located roughly five southwest kilometers southwest of the crippled plant in Fukushima Prefecture."

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Daily News | Fukushima Diary

Daily News | Fukushima Diary | Post 311 | Scoop.it

The English on this blog isn't perfect, but the site may be helpful as a starting point for answering some RQ.

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The Government of Japan Brings “JAPAN NEXT Campaign” to Washington D.C., March 23-25

The Government of Japan Brings “JAPAN NEXT Campaign” to Washington D.C., March 23-25 | Post 311 | Scoop.it

To Showcase Earthquake Recovery, Gratitude During National Cherry Blossom Festival to Celebrate Japan-US Cherry Blossom Centennial

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Barun Roy: Life after Fukushima

One year on, the Japanese can’t still get over the nightmare of meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power complex, triggered by a catastrophic tsunami, that has left all but two of the country’s 54 nuclear power plants idled for rigorous...
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EXSKF Coverage of Fukushima I (Daiichi) Nuclear Accident, Nuclear Disaster in Japan

EXSKF Coverage of Fukushima I (Daiichi) Nuclear Accident, Nuclear Disaster in Japan | Post 311 | Scoop.it

A blog about 3/11 and Fukushima. Has translated some relevant Japanese news articles into English.

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Long Beach Post: Cuts to Tsunami-Warning Program: Acceptable Cost-Saver or Ill-Advised Gamble?

Long Beach Post: Cuts to Tsunami-Warning Program: Acceptable Cost-Saver or Ill-Advised Gamble? | Post 311 | Scoop.it

"Ignore our tsunami warning system? The timing of Assemblymember Bonnie Lowenthal's March 14 press release couldn't have been better."

 

Japan isn't the only place where people worry about tsunami. This article is about California.

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Japan Learning to Accept Help in Disaster’s Wake

Japan Learning to Accept Help in Disaster’s Wake | Post 311 | Scoop.it
If anything positive has come out of the catastrophe in Japan, it may be the country’s increased willingness to accept outside aid.
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Japan tourism still suffering one year on from quake

Japan tourism still suffering one year on from quake | Post 311 | Scoop.it
JAPAN'S tourism industry is still hurting a year after the tsunami and nuclear disaster, international industry officials said, warning business was only likely to get fully back on track next year.
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Angela Merkel Defends Germany’s Nuclear Deadline

Angela Merkel Defends Germany’s Nuclear Deadline | Post 311 | Scoop.it
After critics questioned whether reactors could be phased out by 2022, Chancellor Angela Merkel insisted she had made the right decision.
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Temple Students And Professor Compose Song For 1-Year Anniversary Of Japanese Earthquake

Temple Students And Professor Compose Song For 1-Year Anniversary Of Japanese Earthquake | Post 311 | Scoop.it
To mark the one year anniversary of the Japanese earthquake and tsunami, a Temple University professor collaborated to create a song and animated video to encourage those who are still dealing with its aftermath.
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Painted flowers brighten tsunami-devastated city in Japan - The Sacramento Bee

Painted flowers brighten tsunami-devastated city in Japan - The Sacramento Bee | Post 311 | Scoop.it
Masses of flowers are blooming in the coastal area of Iwaki, Fukushima Prefecture, in Japan, painted there to brighten the city and console the souls of March 11, 2011, earthquake and tsunami victims.
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Japan's 'green renaissance' gets business boost - CNN.com

Japan's 'green renaissance' gets business boost - CNN.com | Post 311 | Scoop.it
Bulldozers clearing mountains of wreckage and rubble have been a common sight in Japan's Tohoku region.
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Quake-hit Japanese universities move on

Quake-hit Japanese universities move on | Post 311 | Scoop.it

This article is a good one to start on a Research Topic about how, where and why to rebuild schools -- not just the buildings themselves, but the curriculum as well?

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Blowing away nuclear power | BusinessWorld Online Edition

Blowing away nuclear power | BusinessWorld Online Edition | Post 311 | Scoop.it
BRUSSELS -- It has been evident for years that Europe needs an energy system that can cut dependence on fossil fuels, bring down future energy costs, and fight climate change.
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Tsunami brothers' orphanage aim

Tsunami brothers' orphanage aim | Post 311 | Scoop.it
Two brothers from Hampshire who lost their parents in the 2004 Boxing Day tsunami, hope to open an orphanage in their memory.
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Nuclear power and earthquake zones overlap in the U.S.

Nuclear power and earthquake zones overlap in the U.S. | Post 311 | Scoop.it
Earthquake in Japan raises concerns about what could happen in the U.S.
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Fukushima govt deleted SPEEDI data : National : DAILY YOMIURI ONLINE (The Daily Yomiuri)

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Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami Rebuilding | Architecture for Humanity

Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami Rebuilding | Architecture for Humanity | Post 311 | Scoop.it

"Build Back Better Tohoku"

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Mexico City residents to mega-quakes: We can handle it

Mexico City residents to mega-quakes: We can handle it | Post 311 | Scoop.it
It's true that sometimes Mexico City can look and feel like the Hollywood set for a movie about the apocalypse. On Tuesday, riding through another big quake, it proved that it's a city that can take a punch.
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This is the report from the front line of FUKUSHIMA.

100 micro sievert per hour = 876 milli sievert per year Standard for nuclear plant worker in the US or German is 20 milli sievert per year. http://kingo999.b...
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Fukushima: solar power and wind energy projects under way to replace nuclear …

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15,000 people in Tohoku assisted by Habitat for Humanity

15,000 people in Tohoku assisted by Habitat for Humanity | Post 311 | Scoop.it
In the year since the devastating earthquake and tsunami wave struck Japan’s northeastern coastline, Habitat for Humanity has supported over…...
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