The Great Eastern Japan Earthquake and tsunami occurred on March 11, 2011, resulting in an accident at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. This has left a huge impact on Japan and international community. The incident has caused serious radiation pollution and power shortages across Japan. The ECO CHANNEL brings you a collection of video clips on 3.11 earthquake and nuclear accident previously broadcast via NHK programs.
Wildlife Reclaims Fukushima
It has been 2 years since people had to abandon their homes in no-entry zones near Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear power plant. Experts visit the sites with the residents to inspect the situations in no-entry zones. Rats have infested the area, devouring what is available and chewing on cables and empty housing structure. The damage by the rats are spreading beyond the no-entry zones into residential areas. The extermination of the increasing rat population is becoming difficult.