A water landscape: of blue

REUTERS/Yomiuri Shimbun

In order to cool down the stricken reactors, some of which partially melted down after cooling systems failed as a result of the March 11 earthquake and tsunami, millions of gallons of sea water was poured onto them. This image shows tanks containing radiation tainted water.

Via a Der Spiegel interview with Jun Shigemura who has been providing psychological care to workers, since the Fukushima catastrophe,  from the stricken nuclear facility.


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