Fukushima

Glaciers

Melting Glaciers Could Unleash Nuclear Fallout Trapped Within the Ice

An international research project found that high concentrations of radioactive material in glaciers around the world could be exposed due to climate change.
Sarah Emerson
4.15.19
Fukushima

Hong Kong Still Won't Lift Ban on Food from Fukushima

Seven years after the Fukushima nuclear disaster, Japan is struggling to convince the world that its fish and produce is safe to eat.
Mayukh Sen
3.28.18
politics

'You're Contaminated': The Stigma Against Japan's Fukushima Survivors

A 2011 quake and tsunami led to a meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant, killing thousands and displacing more. Two 'nuclear refugees' explain why returning home is more complicated than it seems.
Bobbie van der List
3.12.18
meltdown

Unsafe Nuclear Waste Management May Put Eight Million Americans at Risk

Experts say the nuclear industry and Congress have put pressures on regulators to lowball the risk of nuclear accidents.
Daniel Oberhaus
5.25.17
vr

There's Only One Way to Safely See This Fukushima Art Show

Though an exhibition in Fukushima, Japan features work by Trevor Paglen, Taryn Simon, and Ai Weiwei, no one's allowed to visit.
Andrew Nunes
5.25.17
meltdown

Canada’s Nuclear Province Isn’t Ready for Its Fukushima, Critics Say

Ontario has launched a public consultation on its nuclear emergency plan.
Kate Lunau
5.19.17
Power VR

Radiation-Resistant Mutants at Chernobyl Pave the Way for Life on Mars

Radiotrophic beer is involved.
Becky Ferreira
5.7.17
painting

Anime-Style Paintings Conjure the Horrors of a Post-Nuclear Future

Hikari Shimoda imbues Japanese Pop with a deep existential anxiety to reveal her true feelings about society.
Masha (Maria) Koblyakova
3.4.17
radiation

Nobody Is Sure What Caused a Mysterious Radiation Spike Across Europe

Some speculate a Russian nuclear test in the Arctic, but experts say a pharmaceutical facility could be responsible.
Ben Sullivan
2.20.17
Art

Japanese Artist Spends 3+ Years Drawing Massive, Incredibly Detailed Tsunami

Three years, three months, and 12 days later, Manabu Ikeda's 'Rebirth,' is nothing short of epic.
Beckett Mufson
1.5.17
machines

MIT Wants to Turn Everyone Into a Farmer With Its Food Computers

Anyone can build their own food computer with MIT’s open-source agriculture project.
Daniel Oberhaus
12.19.16
News

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Trump promises to pull out of the TransPacific Partnership, Kanye West is hospitalized, and more.
VICE Staff
11.22.16
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