Fukushima Wasteland: Drone Footage Shows Terrifying Abandoned Nuclear Zone

The public is realizing just how vast the Japanese wasteland truly is.

(ZEROHEDGE) While the world has had decades of opportunities to observe nature slowly reclaiming the consequences of human civilization, particularly at the site of the original nuclear disaster, Chernobyl, there has been far less media coverage for obvious reasons, of that other nuclear disaster, Fukushima, where as we reported last night, one

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How Hemp Can Clean Up Radiation From the Fukushima Nuclear Disaster

Hemp plants were shown to be effective in cleaning the soil around the site of Russia’s Chernobyl nuclear disaster and were even considered for use near Fukushima.

A field of industrial hemp. With the proliferation of legalization, hemp has garnered renewed interest from both the scientific community and from industry.

The cannabis plant has myriad uses, from paper, fabric and even fuel that can be created from industrial hemp, to the many health conditions which benefit from medical marijuana. Here’s one more benefit to add to the list: removing toxic metals and even radiation from soil. The process of using plants to clean polluted soil is called

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Recruiters Target The Homeless For Fukushima Radioactive Cleanup

Organized crime infiltrated the Obayashi Corp, then put the homeless to work cleaning up the aftermath of the Fukushima nuclear disaster.

The mess left behind by the Fukushima nuclear plant disaster in the 2011 typhoon that rocked Japan is costing taxpayers there billions to clean up, but a new, insidious way to tackle the problem is being invented -- pay the homeless to do it. In the city of Sendai, black-market recruiters hired by subcontractors for the $35 billion cleanup of

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A Primer On The Dangers Of Nuclear Power

Most everything is at least slightly radioactive, and there’s no truly safe level of radiation. But some radiation is more dangerous than others.

Japan Radiation Risk

Assessing the dangers of nuclear power requires coming to some understanding of radiation, how much of it we get exposed to and how dangerous that exposure is. Unfortunately, this is a topic that not only brings out the irrational in some people but also is genuinely difficult to untangle. The first problem is being clear about what we are

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Russia’s Floating Nuclear Plant Proposal Raises Safety Concerns

Considering the tsunami-spawned Fukushima disaster, the idea of a floating nuclear plant doesn’t sit well with everyone.

By 2016, Russian waters will welcome a new type of watercraft, one that will serve not as a transportation vessel but as a nuclear power plant, representing a new danger in an era of nuclear malfunctions. The floating nuclear facility has been in the works for quite some time. After a delay in operation from 2012 to 2016, United Industrial

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