Fukushima Radiation

Fukushima Radiation Measured By Crowdfunding?

CBC | Posted 03.01.2014 | Canada British Columbia

People along B.C.'s coast are being asked to step in where governments in Canada and the U.S. have not — to measure radiation from Japan'...

Just Another Day In Hell

CP | Mari Yamaguchi, The Associated Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada

TOKYO - Another day, another radioactive-water spill. The operator of the meltdown-plagued Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant says at least 430 litres (...

A Bold New Plan

CP | Mari Yamaguchi, The Associated Press | Posted 11.02.2013 | Canada

TOKYO - The Japanese government announced Tuesday that it is funding a costly, untested subterranean ice wall in a desperate step to stop leaks of rad...

It Gets Worse

CP | Mari Yamaguchi, The Associated Press | Posted 10.28.2013 | Canada

TOKYO - Japan's nuclear regulator on Wednesday upgraded the rating of a leak of radiation-contaminated water from a tank at its tsunami-wrecked nuclea...

Forget Me Yet?

CBC | Posted 10.23.2013 | Canada

Tokyo Electric Power Company workers have detected high levels of radiation in a ditch that flows into the ocean from a leaking tank at the crippled F...

LEAKED: 300 Tonnes Of Highly Radioactive Water

AP | Mari Yamaguchi | Posted 10.20.2013 | Canada

TOKYO -- The operator of Japan's tsunami-crippled nuclear power plant said Tuesday that about 300 tons of highly radioactive water have leaked from on...

Salmon Says: Should you Worry about Radiation in your Wild Pacific Fish?

Harriet Sugar-Miller | Posted 07.30.2012 | Canada Living
Harriet Sugar-Miller

We've learned recently that radiation from Fukushima has travelled to North America in the form of fish, though at low doses. How will history's largest accidental deposit of radiation in the ocean affect our Pacific fish? And will any of these contaminated plants or fish work their way up the food chain or directly onto our North American plates?

Watching the Watchdog: CBC Proves Broadcasters are Human

Tim Knight | Posted 05.12.2012 | Canada Politics
Tim Knight

Kimberly Gale used to live near the Fukushima Dai-Ichi nuclear plant that part-melted down a year ago. She just talks to the camera, sometimes her words covered with quake footage. No script. Just Gale. And somehow, because she's thinking aloud and not merely reading, her report captures a little of the human meaning of the tragedy.