Japanese dairy farmers refuse to abandon their cows after nuclear meltdown
Via the Guardian, a story on the Japanese dairy farmers who continue to occupy the contaminated "exclusion zone" surrounding the leaking Fukushima nuclear plant.
Sanpei and her husband were among a few dozen farmers who returned, more concerned for their cattle than their personal safety.
"I could hear the cows in my ears mooing. I couldn't sleep. I was so worried," says Sanpei as one of the herd licks her arm. "We came back after a week. Even though the radiation was frightening, when we saw the cows again we had peace of mind."
You can read the full story by Jonathan Watts at their website.