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Tag Archives: environmental health
The PhotoVoice Exhibit – Japanese Women Talk about the Earthquake, Tsunami & Nuclear Disasters of March 2011
This spring, the Center for Japanese Studies will host an exhibition on the experiences of Japanese women following the tsunami of March 2011. After the Great East Japan Disasters in March 2011, women in the disaster-affected areas of northern Japan joined … Continue reading
From the New York Times, an Op-Doc, ‘In Japan, a Portrait of Mistrust’: Two years after a huge earthquake, giant tsunami and nuclear meltdown ravaged parts of Japan, life has only seemingly returned to normal. Authorities say that outside the … Continue reading
From the New York Times: Sheri Farley walks with a limp. The only job she could hold would be one where she does not have to stand or sit longer than 20 minutes, otherwise pain screams down her spine and … Continue reading
From the New York Times: Here at one of the largest dairy farms in the country, electricity generated using an endless supply of manure runs the equipment to milk around 30,000 cows three times a day For years, the farm … Continue reading
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From the CDC’s blog, Public Health Matters: In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, the news media has increased discussion and debate about what needs to be done in the future to better prepare our country for emergencies. Whether it’s another … Continue reading
The new issue of the Asia-Pacific Journal:Japan Focus includes several articles that focus on environmental health issues. Nuclear Janitors: Contract Workers at the Fukushima Reactors and Beyond, by Gabrielle Hecht. The hydrogen explosions at the three Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plants … Continue reading
From the New York Times: Health warnings should cover 75 percent of cigarette packs but governments should also have leeway to require plain packaging, the European Commission said Wednesday. The commission’s proposal would also ban cigarettes containing large quantities of … Continue reading
From the New York Times: Day and night, victims of Hurricane Sandy have been streaming into ad hoc emergency rooms and relief centers, like the MASH-type medical unit on an athletic field in Long Beach, and the warming tent in … Continue reading