Regions / Japan
As with methyl-mercury a half century ago, Japan is once again threatened by a new persistent toxin accumulating in its food and water.
Both American and Japanese officials typically leave the government for cushy jobs in the nuclear-energy industry.
Tepco's reluctance to vent any radiation led to an explosion at Fukushima.
A State Department official resigned after describing Okinawans as "extortionists" and "lazy." Here's the story behind the story.
As Japan's government gets set to expand a nuclear evacuation area, the mayor of a city inside the radioactive zone speaks about his fears.
Officially, Fukushima is now in the same class of accident as Chernobyl.
The Japanese NGO Peace Boat puts the humanity back into humanitarian relief operations.
In nuclear energy, as in economics and security issues, Japan has engaged in some seriously risky business.
During this ongoing nuclear disaster, Japanese leaders should do a great deal more to safeguard the children of the country.
In this crisis Japan's power generation, energy security, and energy plans have taken perhaps the most profound and protracted blow.