10 Apr '11, 9pm

Japan: One month on

TOKYO - One month on, and the crippled Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant is still creating lasting scars. Scariest is what cannot be seen in the images of vast destruction from the March 11 natural disasters that led to the nuclear crisis - namely radiation. It could take months or years to learn how damaging the release of dangerous isotopes has been to human health, food supplies, marine life and the surrounding countryside. Yesterday, the Japanese and United States militaries launched another all-out search for the bodies of earthquake and tsunami victims along Japan's ravaged north-east coast. About 22,000 Japanese troops, along with 110 from the US, searched by land, air and sea. Adding to that already difficult task is the new dilemma of what to do with bodies found near the Fukushima plant that may be contaminated with radiation. There may be as many as 1,000 such bo...

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