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It is almost a decade since the Fukushima nuclear disaster sent shockwaves around the world, and triggered a mass shift aware from nuclear power due to safety concerns. The reactor was designed to withstand the impact of earthquakes and tsunamis that are always considered a threat in Japan, but when both struck at once the emergency backup systems failed to prevent a series of nuclear meltdowns and widespread radioactive contamination.

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