from Photographers' Blog:

Fukushima’s invisible fear

January 31, 2012

By Issei Kato

These days, a mask, protective clothing and radiation counter have all become a usual part of reporting trips, as essential as a camera, lenses and a laptop. Soon, this situation will have gone on for a full year.

from Breakingviews:

Iran sanctions’ impact could prove slippery

January 9, 2012

By Kevin Allison
The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from Photographers' Blog:

Following a nuclear train

December 1, 2011

By Fabrizio Bensch

126 hours from La Hague to Gorleben; the longest ever nuclear waste transport from Germany to France

from Photographers' Blog:

Shooting heat without getting sweaty

November 28, 2011

By Kai Pfaffenbach

The use of photographs showing global climate change, industries' increasing emissions and its effect on our environment is growing rapidly.

from Oddly Enough Blog:

What’s this-here doohickey for?

October 27, 2011

Blog Guy, I could use some of your famous career advice.

My mom gave me a glossy brochure entitled, "The Glamorous Field of Dismantling Old Nuclear Bombs," and I signed up for their training course.

from Photographers' Blog:

Beefing up radiation checks

July 27, 2011

Since covering the Fukushima nuclear crisis in March, I have photographed various radiation scenes in the months that followed.

from FaithWorld:

Japanese Buddhist priest discusses spiritual toll of nuclear crisis

By Reuters Staff
June 9, 2011

(Sokyu Genyu during an interview with Reuters in Tokyo June 4, 2011/Chisa Fujioka)

from Reuters Investigates:

Nuclear power in scary places

June 9, 2011

Today's special report "After Japan, what's the next nuclear weak link?" takes a look at developing countries' plans for nuclear power. Read the story in PDF format here.

from Photographers' Blog:

Back in the nuclear zone

May 12, 2011

Fukushima prefecture’s Kawauchi residents who evacuated from their village near the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant were allowed to return home briefly last Tuesday to pick up personal belongings. This was the first government-led operation for the evacuees.

from Photographers' Blog:

Cherry blossoms spring smiles in devastation

April 19, 2011

Cherry blossoms in full bloom are seen at an area devastated by the March 11 earthquake and tsunami in Ofunato, Iwate prefecture, April 18, 2011.  REUTERS/Toru Hanai

Even this year, cherry blossom season bloomed in Japan.

The lives of us Japanese have changed completely in the aftermath of the March 11 earthquake and tsunami and the constant fear of radiation following the accident at the Fukushima nuclear power plant. So much so that we forgot the coming of spring.