As Canadian news media do not seem to take an interest in the fate of the people and environment in Japan post-Fukushima, we have to rely on international media, such as the Guardian, which has provided excellent data journalism and reports on this topic:
“Six months after the multiple meltdowns at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, the streets have been cleared but the psychological damage remains…”http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/sep/09/fukushima-japan-nuclear-disaster-aftermath

Other related stories by the Guardian:

Fukushima six months on: Japanese mark moment earthquake struck
Silent tribute to 20,000 dead and missing as pessimism over recovery and anxiety over radiation remain
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/sep/11/fukushima-six-months-on

Fukushima report shows nuclear power can never be safe and cheap The first “independent” review of the safety failures during Japan’s nuclear disaster reveals some chillingly obvious “lessons” to be learned
http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/damian-carrington-blog/2011/jun/20/nuclearpower-nuclear-waste

Fukushima nuclear disaster: PM at the time feared Japan would collapse. Naoto Kan said that Tepco had considered abandoning the plant after it was hit by the 11 March tsunami
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/sep/08/fukushima-nuclear-disaster-pm-japan?intcmp=239

Japan Disaster http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/japan-earthquake-and-tsunami

Fukushima spin was Orwellian Emails detailing how the UK government played down Fukushima show just how cosy it is with the nuclear industry http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2011/jul/01/fukushima-emails-government-nuclear-industry

Citizens across world oppose nuclear power, poll finds. The debate over nuclear energy is fiendishly complex, but one important factor is public opinion, and people in 24 nations across the world oppose it: http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/damian-carrington-blog/2011/jun/23/nuclearpower-nuclear-waste

Nuclear power: If Japan and Germany don’t need it, why does anyone? The world’s third and fourth biggest economies have abandoned plans for new reactors, believing renewables and efficiency can fill the gap. http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/damian-carrington-blog/2011/may/11/nuclear-renewables-japan-germany

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