Nobuko Nishigori

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U.S. still monitoring residual radioactivity on Bikini Atoll isle

Sep 1, 2011

U.S. still monitoring residual radioactivity on Bikini Atoll isle

The tiny and remote Pacific island of Bikini, part of Bikini Atoll, is home to an abandoned nuclear test observation post and a vegetable farm that is used to research residual radioactivity. The 2.4-sq.-km island is officially uninhabited, but small groups of researchers and municipal ...

Jul 15, 2011

Two antinuclear arms groups divided on nuclear power

Opposition to nuclear power generation among the public has risen enormously amid the crisis at the Fukushima No. 1 power plant, but two major groups that in the past campaigned vocally against atomic weapons have played little part in the growing movement. While many people ...