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129 dead tunas found to have broken spine / Experts “can be caused by stress and mass hysteria”

Following up this article.. Over 80% of Tuna died since December in a major Tokyo aquarium [URL]   From autopsy inspection, the dead tunas were found to have broken the

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Meteorological Agency “Eruptive activity is becoming intense at Mount Aso. Volcanic tremor continues 24h/day”

Mount Aso, an active volcano of Kumamoto prefecture, is starting to be active, according to Japan meteorological agency. From their monthly report published on 1/13/2015, the eruptive activity has become intense

Breaking news Domestic and global Environment Ecology

Over 80% of Tuna died since December in a major Tokyo aquarium

81% of Tuna have died in an aquarium of eastern part of Tokyo since the beginning of December. It’s “Tokyo Sea Life Park” run by Tokyo Metropolis, which is the

Breaking news Contaminated water crisis Fukushima Plant

Radioactive contamination level jumped over 57 times outside of underground wall

Cs-134/137 and all β nuclides (including Sr-90) density showed the rapid increase in groundwater, according to Tepco. The sample was taken in the seaside of Reactor 2. Sampling date was

Breaking news Domestic and global Environment Ecology

Panasonic to reuse Fukushima factory as vegetable factory

On 1/9/2015, Panasonic announced they are going to reuse Fukushima factory as vegetable plant. The Fukushima factory used to manufacture digital camera. Having the sales of digital camera rapidly drop,

Breaking news Cover-ups Fukushima Plant

Daily number of Fukushima worker rose up double since one year ago

The daily number of Fukushima worker keeps increasing, Tepco announced in their report published on 12/25/2014. The number includes subcontract company workers and Tepco employees. It had been stable around 3,000

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M5.4 hit Eastern part of Hokkaido

A major earthquake hit the eastern part of Hokkaido at 3:42 of 1/9/2015 (JST) according to Japan Meteorological Agency. The magnitude was 5.4. The depth of epicenter was 120km. The

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Kagoshima local meteorological observatory announced Sakurajima has inflation of the volcanic edifice

On 1/6/2015, Kagoshima local meteorological observatory announced Sakurajima is having the inflation of the volcanic edifice. According to the local meteorological observatory, the crater is stuck with volcanic ash. Clinometers

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Diastrophism under Lake Biwa is ongoing

Diastrophism is ongoing under Lake Biwa, from the research of prof. Kumagai of Ritsumeikan university. 5 years ago Kumagai’s researching group found out the sediment is blown up with bubbles

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Perceptible earthquake hit Japan for 2,045 times in 2014

According to Japan Meteorological Agency, perceptible earthquake happened for 2,045 times in Japan from 1/1/2014 to 12/30/2014. It was 1,790 times at average in 10 years to end in 2010. The