Ryotaro Nakamaru

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IAEA chief says Fukushima water release plan meets global standards

National Feb 27, 2020

IAEA chief says Fukushima water release plan meets global standards

The head of the International Atomic Energy Agency said Wednesday that Japan's plan to release radioactive water from the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant into the environment meets global standards for the industry. The comment by IAEA Director General Rafael Grossi, made during a ...

Housewife-turned-hunter targets wasted boar meat in Japan

National Jan 9, 2019

Housewife-turned-hunter targets wasted boar meat in Japan

It's a familiar scene on the evening news: A wild boar ventures out of the woods looking for food and wreaks havoc on a countryside town, spurring local authorities to arm themselves with nets to catch the rogue animal. Boar populations in the country have ...