Photographer: You can’t fix what’s happening in Fukushima — Silence was something that I’ve only ever heard at Chernobyl (VIDEO)

Published: October 14th, 2012 at 2:13 am ET
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Description: VICE accompanies photographer Donald Weber to the buffer zone at Fukushima, Japan, where the eerie silence mirrors that at Chernobyl, and follow him as he attempts to document the unfolding nuclear crisis.

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At ~10:00 in

Source: Donald Weber

In this silence, in the stillness was something that I’ve only ever heard at Chernobyl.

[...]

I have a feeling that people just don’t really understand, they’re not grasping the whole scope of the potentiality.

I think with the earthquake and tsunami, yeah it was a catastrophe, but it was an engineering catastrophe, we can fix this.

But you can’t fix what’s happening in Fukushima.

Watch the interview here

Published: October 14th, 2012 at 2:13 am ET
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