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  • Gustavo Dudamel in Japan prior to L.A. Phil season opener

    Gustavo Dudamel in Japan prior to L.A. Phil season opener
    Gustavo Dudamel was in Japan on Friday -- just three days before he is scheduled to launch the Los Angeles Philharmonic's new season at Walt Disney Concert Hall -- to help open a music event in the country's northeast region that is still recovering...
  • Something is killing starfish; scientists race to find out what

    Something is killing starfish; scientists race to find out what
    Up and down the West Coast, starfish are dying. Casualties of a mysterious disease known as seastar wasting syndrome, they are dying in Alaska, deteriorating in San Diego and disappearing from long stretches in between. Death from the disease is quick...
  • China Accused of Exporting Media Censorship Across Asia

    HONG KONG -- U.S. foreign secretary John Kerry sat down Saturday with a group of Chinese bloggers and promised to press the Chinese government to loosen its controls of the internet. His visit came at a time when China and other Asian governments stand...
  • West Coast radiation from Fukushima disaster poses no risk, experts say

    West Coast radiation from Fukushima disaster poses no risk, experts say
    Radiation detected off the U.S. West Coast from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant in Japan has declined since the 2011 tsunami disaster and never approached levels that could pose a risk to human health, seafood or wildlife, scientists say. Experts...
  • Radioactive Fukushima claims live on despite scientific findings

    Radioactive Fukushima claims live on despite scientific findings
    Is it possible that all life in the Pacific Ocean is on the verge of being wiped out but that knowledge is being kept from you by an unholy alliance of international governments, corporations and a compliant news media? No. But that doesn’t stop...
  • Is the Pacific Ocean radioactive? You can help find out

    Is the Pacific Ocean radioactive? You can help find out
    As a marine chemist at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution who has been studying the effects of Japan’s Fukushima reactor leak since right after it happened, Ken Buesseler had long grown frustrated with the repeated scare stories he was seeing...
  • With nuclear plants idled, Japan launches pioneering wind project

    With nuclear plants idled, Japan launches pioneering wind project
    Japan inaugurated a floating offshore wind turbine Monday that energy industry leaders hope will open a new frontier in Japanese renewable technologies and help the country reduce its dependence on nuclear energy and fossil fuels. The floating...
  • Fukushima fishermen watch recovery slip away

    SOMA, Japan — For much of his life, Koichi Matsumoto, 58, happily slipped out of bed in the dead of night to work on a fishing trawler. But these days, his catch is tree branches, tires and other rubble still adrift since the massive earthquake...
  • No damages reported from magnitude 7.3 quake off Japan's east coast

    No damages reported from magnitude 7.3 quake off Japan's east coast
    A magnitude 7.3 earthquake was recorded off Japan's east coast early Saturday local time, but there were no immediate reports of damages, officials said. A tsunami warning reportedly was raised for the Honshu area by Japan's Meteorological Agency in...
  • Japan premier urges full decommissioning of Fukushima nuclear site

    Japan premier urges full decommissioning of Fukushima nuclear site
    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe toured the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power complex Thursday and urged its owner to abandon hopes of restarting the only two intact reactors and concentrate instead on unfinished cleanup operations, Japanese...
  • Is our seafood radioactive, or is it safe to eat?

    Is our seafood radioactive, or is it safe to eat?
    Is our seafood safe to eat? It's a question that came up over the weekend during a panel discussion at the L.A. food event the Taste. And it’s one that has been asked repeatedly in the aftermath of radiation spills from Japan's Fukushima nuclear...
  • Masao Yoshida dies at 58; led response to Fukushima nuclear disaster

    Masao Yoshida dies at 58; led response to Fukushima nuclear disaster
    Masao Yoshida, the plant manager who led the fight to bring Japan's Fukushima atomic station under control during the 2011 nuclear disaster, has died. He was 58. He died Tuesday of esophagus cancer at a Tokyo hospital, according to a statement from...