Greenpeace Russia: Japans hidden cracks in the walls of the reactor

The Russian branch of "Greenpeace" fear of accidents at nuclear power plants in Japan after the earthquake and tsunami, and declare that they can lead to unpredictable consequences. "It all depends on the wind direction, but if there is a serious will release at a nuclear power, it certainly can all fly to Russia", — said"Interfax"Program Director, "Greenpeace Russia" John Block.

"If you remember the consequences of Chernobyl, the entire northern hemisphere emissions from Chernobyl affected. If the failure occurs at the same level, you can imagine the scale," — said the ecologist.

Blocks noted that, as Japanese authorities say

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Tsunami after the earthquake in Japan threatens a number of countries in the Pacific

The threat of a tsunami following the earthquake in Japan, announced to a number of countries in the Pacific Basin, according to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center (PTWC). 8.9 magnitude earthquake occurred in Japan on Friday. The epicenter was located 373 kilometers northeast of Tokyo, his focus lies at a depth of 24 kilometers. PTWC earlier warned about the threat of a tsunami only Japan, Russia and the Mariana Islands. Now meteorologists list includes Mexico, Taiwan, Indonesia, Philippines, Australia, New Zealand, Hawaii, the Pacific coast of Central and South America, and other areas. AFP reports that the local authorities began

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Sakhalin and the Kuril Islands are preparing for the tsunami strike

The Kuril Islands tsunami threat announced in connection with the massive earthquake in Japan. Wave can reach the island at 17:00 local. "According to the forecasts of our experts, the wave height can be up to two meters. Online mode using the site Japanese Meteorological Center, we monitor the tsunami, now it has reached the shores of Japan, wave height of about 4 meters," — said the head of the ITAR-TASS Tsunami Warning Center Sakhalin Hydrometeorological Tatiana Ivelskaya. According to residents of the Kurile area, strong tremors were felt on the island of Iturup within two minutes. In the rooms

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Photo-fact. Japan 11 months after the tsunami

March 11 marks a year after a catastrophic earthquake and tsunami in Japan, which has cost thousands of lives and brought billions of dollars in damage.

Almost a year after the tsunami, most of the areas that were destroyed by the wave is almost completely restored and cleaned.

In Miyagi prefecture, the hardest hit by the disaster, was removed more than 16 million tons of debris.

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As a result of heavy snow in Japan, killing more than 80 people

More than 80 people have died in Japan as a result of heavy snow that hit the country this winter. On Tuesday reported the Central Fire Department, which in Japan is responsible for the elimination of emergency situations.

According to the management, injuries of varying severity were more than 950 people. Most of the dead and injured were injured when the roof of their homes cleaned of snow and slipped down. In addition, several mountain communities have come under avalanches, according to ITAR-TASS.

Due to snowfall in Japan severely disrupted transport. In the evening on January 30 at the north-west

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Radiation levels in fish near Fukushima exceeds norm

The level of radioactive elements in the fish caught in the nearby station of an emergency, "Fukushima-1" prefectures in northeastern Japan, the maximum permissible rate of more than 100 times, sent to the local media.

Measurements were carried out by the Ministry of the Environment of Japan in June and July this year, particularly in the river north of Niida nuclear emergency, and the village of Iitate in reservoirs. The results showed the content of radioactive elements cesium in some species of fish ranging from 4.4 thousand to 11.4 thousand becquerels per kilogram, which is more than 100 times greater

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The radioactive plume from Japan reached California

AP referring to is not the name the diplomat said that the plume from the Fukushima nuclear power plant reached California. Recorded a slight increase in the level of radiation — no threat to health. It was reported earlier that the additional radiation sensors are installed in the western U.S.. The authorities are trying to reassure local residents concerned about the possibility of the arrival of Japanese radioactive air masses.

The U.S. Agency for Environmental Protection monitors the radioactivity using their system RadNet. Using the system involves taking samples of air, water, rain, and even the milk of animals.

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Environmentalists believe that near Fukushima continuing water pollution

The concentration of radioactive cesium-137 in the deep tissues of fish caught near the "Fukushima" has not changed and continues to exceed the standards set by the Japanese government, which indicates the continuing drain the contaminated water to the ocean, according to a paper published in the journal Science.

More than a year ago, March 11, 2011, in north-east Japan earthquake with magnitude 9.0, which was later called the "Great Eastern earthquake." Following the tremors came on the coast 14-meter tsunami that flooded four of the six reactors, "Fukushima-1" and knocked out reactor cooling system, which led to a series

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Earthquake in the Land of the Rising Sun is caused by the nuclear tests themselves as the Japanese?

This version of events on March 11 not so long ago put forward one of the recognizable Chinese bloggers, and soon it article seriously began to open a discussion and decent global media. According to this version, the earthquake was caused by a bad underground nuclear tests of the Rising Sun, and the following steps on the plant "Fukushima-1" have been artificially staged to hide the real boost to growth in the background radiation Land of the Rising Sun, in other words nuclear tests.

First, the creator of the article reminds nedavneshnih words Tokyo Governor Shintaro Ishihara that against

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Scientists discuss earthquake precursors in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk

International conference on earthquake precursors on Tuesday began work in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, take part in it, scientists from Russia, the EU, China and Japan, as well as senior staff of Roscosmos, the Academy of Sciences, Ministry of Emergency Situations, Roshydromet, told RIA Novosti the information policy department of the Government region.

"The researchers will share their research on long-term, medium-term and short-term forecasts of aftershocks. Presentations by various. Experts talk about seismic Sakhalin, Japan, China," — told the agency.

According to him, the specialists will work for two days.

Sakhalin and the Kuril Islands are located in the zone of high

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