Majority Of Japanese Respondents In A Poll In Favor Of Gradual Nuclear Phaseout

In a newspaper poll conducted regarding the gradual phase out of nuclear energy in Japan, an overwhelming 74 percent of Japanese respondents were in favor of the move in the wake of Fukushima nuclear plant disaster while 14 percent were against of gradual reduction.

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The Origin Of ‘The Ring of Fire’ In The Pacific

The Pacific ocean is contained by a ring of fire, an inverted horseshoe shape that encompasses the long stretch coast of the Americas starting from Chile, going to Mexico, to California, Alaska then cross to East Asia, from Japan, to Philippines, Indonesia down to New Zealand.

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Soil Liquefaction Is Seen As The Culprit That Caused Much Damage In Japan’s Quake

A preliminary report about the damage in Japan’s quake has just been concluded by the Geotechnical Extreme Events Reconnaissance, (GEER) advance team, in whose work is supported by the National Science Foundation.

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Japan: ‘It May Take Months To Stop Radiation Leaks’

Japan has warned that it could take months to stop radiation leaking from a nuclear plant that crippled by a huge earthquake and tsunami three weeks ago.

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Japan Confronting The Worst Crisis Since World War II

The atomic bomb crisis of Nagasaki and Hiroshima in 1945, was a horrible scenario that Japan has ever faced which abruptly and formally ended World War II.

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Emperor Akihito Made A Rare Televised Speech To The Japanese People

In a rare televised speech of Emperor Akihito to the Japanese people, he felt ‘deeply worried’ about the ongoing nuclear crisis and he asked for people to act with compassion, ‘to overcome these difficult times.’

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