Nuclear power

Yokohama conference: thousands call for end to nuclear power

The Global Conference for a Nuclear Power Free World, held in Yokohama Japan 14-15 January, was attended by 11,500 people from over 30 countries, with over 100,000 watching via web stream.

Australian participants included MAPW's Dr Margaret Beavis. Mr.

ANFA statement 2011

Statement arising from the annual meeting of the Australian Nuclear Free Alliance held on the weekend 9-11 September, 2011.

Uranium and health: Speech by Dr Jenny Grounds, President of MAPW

Uranium and health: the medical perspective is the text of a speech given by Dr Jenny Grounds at the "Uranium and poetry of peace" seminar held at Moores Gallery, Fremantle, Western Australia on 25 September, 2011.

FOE and ACE auction fundraiser

Event Date: 
Sun, 09/10/2011 - 17:00

The annual art auction of Friends of the Earth Anti-nuclear and the Clean Energy Collective (ACE) is a fundraiser for the ACE campaign to raise money for the "Keep Muckaty nuclear free" campaign. It is also hoped that funds can be raised for the travel expenses of international & Australian indigenous people wishing to attend the BHP AGM in Melbourne this year.

MAPW National Newsletter Winter 2011

MAPW 4-page newsletter, including one-page feature on Fukushima disaster and the risks of nuclear power.

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Film: Ashes to honey

Event Date: 
Wed, 20/07/2011 - 19:00 - 21:00

Ashes to Honey is the thrid film from director Hitomi Kamanaka on the issue of nuclear power and weapons throughout the globe. This film focuses on the island of Iwai-shima, where residents have been fighting the construction of a nuclear power plant for almost 30 years.

Hitomi Kamanaka will be speaking to the audience after the screening of the film.

IPPNW expert publication on Fukushima

IPPNW and its affiliates released a number of media statements, interviews and reports regarding the Fukushima nuclear crisis. These various expert reports, interviews and fact sheets have now been compiled into a single publication explaining the current situation from a health and medical perspective.

"No nuclear power" action

Event Date: 
Sat, 11/06/2011 - 11:00
“Japanese for Peace” is holding an event in Melbourne on the 11th of June marking 3 months since the start of Japan’s latest nuclear disaster.
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Lowy Institute Panel: Food for thought

Event Date: 
Thu, 09/06/2011 - 12:30 - 14:00

The Lowy Institute's next nuclear panel, 'How Australians Feel about Nuclear Power',  will be held at the Age offices in Melbourne on Thursday 9 June from 12.30pm to 2.00pm and will examine how Australian attitudes to nuclear energy are s

Fukushima crisis still hazardous and unpredictable

News from Japan suggests that the damaged Fukushima nuclear power plant continues to present unpredictable and uncontrolled hazards for human health and the environment.

In a 10 May interview, Dr Robert Jacobs from the Hiroshima Peace Institute told Russian RT TV that: 

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