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  1. New Data Enhances Accuracy Of Global River Maps

    28 Jul 2019- 06:39 by TWD Staff TOKYO, Japan Research studies of river hydrology and hydrodynamics can now be enhanced by new hydrography data developed by scientists at the University of Tokyo and released earlier this month. Mapping all of the world’s r ...

    TWD Staff - 08/23/2019 - 07:14

  2. World Bank Attracts $1.8 Billion USD For Oceans And Sustainable Development

    20 May 2019- 08:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States In two separate funding transactions May 16 and 17, the World Bank underscored commitment to its investors to support global sustainability projects. In Tokyo, the bank issued a 13 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/20/2019 - 08:21

  3. Offshore Freshwater Resource Exploitation Impacts Onshore Aquifers

    5 May 2019- 11:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEWARK DE, United States Tapping into water found in the continental shelf beneath oceans for oil recovery could lead to adverse impacts onshore, according to new research. The research by scientists from the U ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/05/2019 - 11:40

  4. Fukushima Radioactive Water Dump Threatens Fisheries

    6 Nov 2018- 13:12 by Local Press Report TOKYO Nikkei Asian Review Faced with the prospect that there will be no more space to store tanks containing radioactive water leaking from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, operator Tokyo Electric Power Co ...

    Local Press Report - 11/06/2018 - 13:12

  5. Japan Will Dump Radioactive Wastewater In Pacific

    20 Oct 2018- 09:47 by Local Press Report TOKYO RT World News Running out of space to store water contaminated by fuel that escaped during the Fukushima meltdown, the Japanese government is preparing to release it into the Pacific Ocean – despite the prese ...

    Local Press Report - 10/20/2018 - 09:47

  6. Japan Looks For Opportunities To Share Water Technology

    18 Sep 2018- 08:24 by OOSKAnews Info TOKYO, Japan Japan's role as host to this year's IWA International Water Congress (16-21 September) is designed, in part, to send a global message to highlight the country as a home to important technologies ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 09/18/2018 - 08:26

  7. Fukushima Officials Continue To Struggle With A Million Tons Of Radioactive Water

    30 Apr 2018- 04:24 by Local Press Report TOKYO Wired The tsunami-driven seawater that engulfed Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant has long since receded. But plant officials are still struggling to cope with another dangerous flood: the enormous amou ...

    Local Press Report - 04/30/2018 - 04:24

  8. Tepco Urged to Release Radioactive Fukushima Water Into the Sea

    12 Jan 2018- 08:26 by Local Press Report TOKYO The Japan Times A decision should be made sometime this year over whether to release into the sea water containing radioactive tritium from the crisis-hit Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant, the chief of Japan’s n ...

    Local Press Report - 01/12/2018 - 08:26

  9. Still No Consensus on Fukushima Water Answers

    28 Nov 2017- 09:14 by Local Press Report TOKYO The Japan Times More than six years after a tsunami overwhelmed the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant, Japan has yet to reach consensus on what to do with a million tons of radioactive water, stored on site ...

    Local Press Report - 11/28/2017 - 09:14

  10. Highly Radioactive Wastewater Found in Septic Systems at Fukushima Car Washes

    7 Nov 2016- 03:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent FUKUSHIMA, Japan Highly radioactive sludge has been found in septic tanks belonging to car washes in Japan’s Fukushima Prefecture, Kyodo News reported, quoting Japanese auto industry officials. Many of these ta ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/07/2016 - 03:06

  11. Sinking Soil Could Lead to Radioactive Water Accumulation at Fukushima Nuclear Plant

    24 Oct 2016- 07:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent FUKUSHIMA, Japan Bags of radiation-contaminated soil could be sinking into the ground at temporary storage sites in Japan’s Fukushima Prefecture, allowing radioactive water to pool inside them, according to a ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/24/2016 - 07:03

  12. Fukushima Marine Life, Five Years Later

    20 Oct 2016- 07:27 by Local Press Report TOKYO Phys.org In a new report, Jordi Vives i Batlle of the Belgian Nuclear Research Centre explores the environmental consequences in the marine environment of the nuclear accident. He outlines the status of curre ...

    Local Press Report - 10/20/2016 - 07:27

  13. Radioactive Cesium Builds Up In Fukushima Dams, Contamination of Water and Agriculture

    29 Sep 2016- 07:14 by Local Press Report TOKYO Global Research Dams surrounding the stricken Fukushima No. 1 Nuclear Power Plant operated by Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) have become de facto storage facilities for high concentrations of radioactive ce ...

    Local Press Report - 09/29/2016 - 07:14

  14. Heavy Rains Bring Tainted Groundwater to Surface at Fukushima

    22 Sep 2016- 08:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TOKYO, Japan The Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) is checking for radiation contamination in seawater after heavy rains brought by Typhoon Malakas this week caused tainted groundwater to rise to the surfac ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/22/2016 - 08:39

  15. Anthropogenic Lead in Japan Lakes

    13 Sep 2016- 10:07 by Local Press Report TOKYO Phys.org Research from Kumamoto University in Japan has shown that trans-boundary lead (Pb) pollution has occurred at multiple areas across Japan. The research team, led by Professor Takahiro Hosono, has demo ...

    Local Press Report - 09/13/2016 - 10:22

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