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Excerpt: "We Japanese civil organizations express our deepest concern that our government does not inform its citizens about the extent of risk of the Fukushima Daiichi Unit 4 spent nuclear fuel pool. It is imperative for the Japanese government and the international community to work together on this crisis before it becomes too late. We are appealing to the United Nations to help Japan and the planet in order to prevent the irreversible consequences of a catastrophe that could affect generations to come."

The fourth reactor at Fukushima on February 20, 2012. The yellow area is the containment vessel. (photo: The Asahi Shimbum Digital)
The fourth reactor at Fukushima on February 20, 2012. The yellow area is the containment vessel. (photo: The Asahi Shimbum Digital)

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A coalition of Japanese civil organizations and leading nuclear expert Robert Alvarez Senior, Scholar, Institute for Policy Studies, Washington, along with Hiroaki Koide Kyoto University Nuclear Reactor Research Institute, Mitsuhei Murata, former ambassador to Switzerland and to Senegal, board member, Global System and Ethics Society (Japan), and Akio Matsumura, former United Nations diplomat, have made an urgent request to the UN for a coordinated international attempt to stabilize the Fukushima Unit 4 spent nuclear fuel pool to avoid irreversible catastrophic consequences with worldwide implications. -- CW/RSN your social media marketing partner


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-10 # jwb110 2012-05-02 12:02
The US can no longer afford to clean up the worlds messes. The Japanese Go'vt is governed by cultural vies of saving face, etc. and those things have no place in a modern world. They really just amount to lies and when does that count as losing face?
Pressure from the international community is what is needed to force the company that owns the reactor and the Gov't that just won't step up, to clean their own house before it affects all the people on the block. I have no sympathy for them. They waited too long to evacuate Japanese citizens from the area and have waited even longer to protect their own people and the neighbors of the Pacific Rim.
What a bunch of useless demagogues.
+9 # wsh 2012-05-02 15:30
JWB, what you're missing is that if the 11,000 spent fuel rods in storage at Fukushima lose their water and start to burn, it won't be just Japan's problem. As the article stated that's 85 times the Cesium as Chernobyl...kis s your ass goodbye, then.
+11 # Richard Miller 2012-05-02 12:26
Why is America sticking its head in the sand on this issue? Send a copy of this to everyone and anyone that is in your address book. Either that or be prepared to glow in the dark for the next several thousand years!
0 # Max Demian 2012-05-03 05:04
Fukushima Is Falling Apart: Are You Ready … For A Mass Extinction Event?

According to the above and many other articles, and nuclear experts all over the world, Fukushima is FAR WORSE, and is still an ongoing event that is getting worse and worse, contrary to what we're told in the mainstream. Face the music and take precautions, such as you and everyone in your family wearing HEPA face masks when out of doors, and only going outside as little as possible; and, especially, NOT going outside AT ALL during precipitation of any kind, particularly rainfall. If you can manage it, move to the Southern Hemisphere immediately, further south than Central America, south of the Equator. This is absolutely no joke; this is truly how serious the situation already is, and it is very likely to get much worse if it hasn't already.

To give you a personal example, I have had a constipation and hemorrhoid problem for several years, but they didn't start rupturing and bleeding until the past year. The last major time they bled, ugly black material, probably cancer cells, came out with the blood. This occurred from a ruptured EXTERNAL hemorrhoid, so it was not from fecal matter. And I rarely go outside (about once every 3 weeks), and every time I go out I wear a HEPA mask at all times. I started wearing the mask within 10 days of when Fukushima began.

-1 # Max Demian 2012-05-03 08:55
Let me clarify a couple of things in order to make it clear that taking precautions is NOT a waste of time:

Due to Fukushima, I will probably die from cancer within the next couple of years because I have three autoimmune diseases and therefore have a compromised immune system. But for many if not most of you who do not have compromised immune systems, the precautions are NOT a waste of time; and, if you "religiously" carry them out, you WILL lower your chances of developing cancer(s).

Also, here's a couple of other examples of necessary precautions, even if you have not been doing them for the past year, which will lower your chances of developing cancer(s)]:

Don't take showers (because, while you're taking showers, you're breathing in the radioactive dust that is now in the water, and the lungs are one of the worst places for it to lodge; almost guaranteeing, especially in the case of the plutonium that has been and continues to be released by Fukushima, that you will, NOT "may", develop cancer(s).

Take baths instead, but only lukewarm or body-temperatur e baths so you don't open your pores allowing more of the radioactive dust in the water to get into your body(ies) through your skin.

Be sure to thoroughly wash fruits and vegetables to wash the radioactive dust off of them before consuming them.

Purchase and consume lots of organic high-antioxidan t foods and supplements.

0 # Max Demian 2012-05-03 09:53
Purchase and consume eight apricot kernals (a cancer preventative) per day; and/or apricot kernal oil, both available from If you develop cancer(s), consume more kernals per day; because, in cancer patients, they are also an excellent natural cancer treatment.

Examples of the best antioxidants and/or other cancer-preventa tive supplements include the following: Vitamin D3, Pau d'Arco, Melatonin (the latter two flush radiation from the body), Resveratrol (red wine extract), Grape Seed (or Resveratrol with Grape Seed), Milk Thistle (to flush the liver), and others.

Take maximum dose Potasium Iodide (125 mgs) once per day, a day or two before going outside, and/or on the day of and just before going outside (do NOT take constantly, or daily, for more than a month).

0 # Max Demian 2012-05-03 10:24
As I do, watch the weather and keep track of the jetstream, and only go outside in non-inclement weather when the jetstream is not blowing right over and/or through your area, including the edges of it (experts say that the edges of the jetstream can carry the highlest levels of radioactive dust). Use the following websites:

Any weather site for your area (MSN local weather is good) (refresh the page every time you want to check it, if you keep a window and/or tab open for it) (just refresh the page every few hours, if you keep a tab and/or window open for it) (automatically refreshes often)

And last but definitely not least, if you believe in God, pray daily for God's protection from the radiation, particularly when you bathe and when you venture outside; and pray for protection from the radiative dust in the air, food and water especially as well.

0 # Max Demian 2012-05-03 10:35
There have not been releases in the Southern Hemisphere, to my knowledge, of large amounts of radiation like from Fukushima... yet anyway. So the Southern Hemisphere is MUCH safer right now, at least as far as radiation levels are concerned. For those considering leaving the U.S., North America and/or the Northern Hemisphere, now is the best time to do so; because pretty soon the U.S. government and/or other Western governments aren't going to allow people to leave the country, at least permanently. Obviously, stay away from Westernized countries like Australia and New Zealand, which are all turning into corporate-fasci st authoritarian police states like the U.S., U.K., etc., where human rights and civil liberties are being eradicated, and they are becoming more totalitarian and repressive; as well as staying away from countries which have nuclear power plants, and/or where you would be living directly east of them.

Further very important information concerning Fukushima:

Urgent Warning: Fukushima Estimate of Situation
+1 # Lisa Moskow 2012-05-03 09:37

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