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A year at Fukushima

A year ago, three nuclear reactors melted down at the Fukushima power plant in Japan. Nature Video takes a look at the ongoing efforts to stabilise the reactors and prevent the spread of further contamination.

For more comprehensive coverage and analysis of the Fukushima crisis and the Tohoku earthquake visit: Japan earthquake and nuclear crisis



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