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Japan’s Nuclear Crisis Still Worsening
Japan's nuclear crisis continues to grow more dire. The rating of the exposure has been raised from 5 to 7 and is at the highest level we've seen from a plant under the International Atomic Energy Agency. With the continued amount of radiation being leaked, there are fears that Japan'…
Egyptian Blogger Sentenced To 3 Years In Military Prison
The reign of Mubarak is over in Egypt after the revolt of the nation's people about two months ago, but this resent story makes me wonder how much the country will actually change? Just this week, a simple blogger, Maikel Nabil, was sentenced to 3 years in military prison for his writings about…
Guggenhiem Foundation Leading Effort To Release Ai Weiwei
Ai Weiwei, Chinese conceptual artist, is currently being detained by the Chinese government after being arrested while trying to board a flight to Hong Kong. Museums across America are voicing their outrage and are attempting to inform the public help to expedite his release. Ai Weiwei's art is…
Japan’s 7.4 Aftershock VIDEO
Japan is still feeling aftershocks from the massive earthquake nearly a month ago. Early this morning an aftershock measured at 7.4 was shaking much of northeast Japan and here is a video of the tremor.
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Ozone Over Arctic Down 40%
The loss of the arctic ozone is caused by the extreme cold temperatures, sunlight and air pollutants. While the Montreal Protocol has severely cut back on the amount of air pollutants causing this effect, this year's dip in ozone over the arctic beats last year's 30% loss.
Japan Looks To Extend Evacuation Zone
The crises in Japan continues with focus on the Nuclear Plant in Fukushima. Monitoring the seawater's level of radioactive material, officials are debating whether to extend the danger zone to a 25 mile radius.
CIA Moves Into Libya To Train Rebels
It reads to me like a movie. CIA Agents are covertly working with Libyan rebel fighters to help train them in their revolution. The decision, put into action by President Obama, speaks to Gadhafi and his supporters that the U.S. is no longer there only for protective support but for training offensi…
Japan’s Ongoing Nuclear Disastor, And U.S. Aid
Japan is still in the early stages of dealing with the crises of the earthquake and the nuclear powerplant melt down. The officials are exploring the plan of putting a protective tarp over the failing reactors and pumping the contaminated water into a barge to be safely removed. Watch this video of …
Arab Nations Still Seeing Deadly Demonstrations
The Middle East is in quite an unrest. This Friday saw protests, violence and retaliation in four different cities. In Syria, protestors were fired upon by the government after they set fire to a statue of the country's late president. U.S. officials are calling for a stop to the violent handling of…
Japan’s Radiation Levels On The Citizen Level
RDTN.org is a site set up by a group of Oregonians to give average citizens the power to monitor the radiation levels in Japan. Citizens across the country are submitting their reading off of their radiation measuring devices to this website. While it relies on the accuracy of each person, the data …

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