Japan's New Wasteland

What you're looking at isn't a scene from a sci-fi flick. It's real life—a phalanx of Japanese police in hazmat suits, carrying off a body found inside the deserted radius of Fukushima.

Radiation levels within the danger zone continue to fluctuate, but with the population evacuated, the environs in ruin, and radioactive fuel scattered across the land, it's likely this place will remain ghostly for the foreseeable future. Remember to check our timeline for the latest developments throughout Japan's nuclear crisis. [The Atlantic]


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