Yamada said this disaster requires mobilizing international expertise along with an international inspection team.
If the shift is successful, Germany could stand as a paradigm for industrialized countries looking to do the same.
The 230,000-plus porpoises (and dolphins) in the North and Baltic seas use sound to navigate, locate prey, and find mating partners. Interference with that could, indeed, effectively kill them.
For those who continue to argue that nuclear energy is both feasible and safe, protesters may have a new, compelling argument: "Tell that to the butterflies."
The crime came to light after federal agents raided one of the company's supply outlets in Nashville, Tenn.