A 76-year-old Japanese man has lived 20 years alone on a deserted island. He began as a very successful photographer, but quit his career in search of an escape from the pollution and materialism of today. Super cute. - Flaherty Haugen
Nearly 4 years ago, the Fukushima nuclear power plant had a meltdown. This is currently affecting the children living in the area, because there is a rise in obesity. Parents of Fukushima are discouraging their children from playing outside because they do not want their children to be exposed to large amounts of radiation. -EB
Fukushima Update is a nuclear news cite from Japan. It links articles concerning the latest updates on Fukushima, such as that robots are being deployed to work at the disaster scene and that Fukushima's rice was recently tested radioactive free the first time since the disaster. -ES
In vital need of energy, India moves towards clean energy with the India-US Nuclear Deal. By the year 2032, India plans to generate 63,000 MW of nuclear power. Currently with 22 nuclear reactors, India hopes to build 40 new reactors within the next two decades--with the help of the US (BBC News).
""I am pleased that six years after we signed our bilateral agreement, we are moving towards commercial cooperation, consistent with our laws [and] international legal obligations," Modi stated.
President Obama & Prime Minister Narendra Modi (*Reuters)
Many Asian Countries are beginning to invest in "green living", which has been funded by Asia-Pacific Network for Global Change Research. -EB
(*Thailand Business News)
There has recently been extreme flooding on an unprecedented scale in Malaysia history. The Japan International Cooperation Agency organization will provide emergencies supplied to evacuees, including water tanks, generators, tents, and money. -ES