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A new species of shrimp discovered in swimming beach of Japan

On 12/22/2015, Chiba prefectural government announced they discovered a new species of Shrimp in the coastal area of Chiba prefecture. From May of 2013 to August of 2015, it was

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NIRS reported 98 percent of fir trees deformed in no-returning zone of Fukushima

NIRS (National Institute of Radiological Sciences)  published a report on Scientific Reports of Nature.com on 8/28/2015. In this report, 97.6 % of Japanese fir trees had deformation by the beginning

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[Photo] Deformed “Shasta daisy” in Nasushiobara City / 0.5 μSv/h at 1m above the ground

On 5/27/2015 and 6/21/2015, a Japanese citizen in Tochigi prefecture posted the pictures of some deformed plants in his neighborhood on Twitter. The area is  Nasushiobara City. The plant is assumed

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[Photo] Minamisoma citizen “four and five-leaf clovers are everywhere” / “Found seven-leaf clover last year”

A Minamisoma city citizen posted on Twitter that they find four-leaf clovers everywhere. They even find five-leaf clover sometimes.   4/19/2015 19:51 “2 girls were playing with a ball in Asahi

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Strangely colored shrimp caught Shizuoka offshore – Photo

The director of Numazu Deepblue Aquarium posted on Twitter a photo of the strangely colored shrimp on 12/28/2014.   He commented a local fisher went for the fishing of Glyphocrangonidae, which

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Citizen in 300km area “Malformation of cicada is getting worse and worse” – photos

A Japanese citizen posted malformed cicada around his place, where is approx. 300km from Fukushima plant. This person has been implementing the fixed point observations since 2011. Unfortunately, no data

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Stronger negative relationship of wild bird abundance and radiation level seen in Fukushima than Chernobyl

On 8/14/2014, Oxford Journals published the report about the negative relationship of wile bird abundance and radiation level commonly seen in Fukushima and Chernobyl on “Journal of Heredity”. The report

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Japanese wisteria bloomed 3 months later than the right season in Iwaki city – Photos

On 8/15/2014, an Iwaki city citizen posted on Google + that Japanese wisteria [Wikipedia] was found blooming. It usually blooms in May and the specific Japanese wisteria used to bloom

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Cucumber found glowing in blue near Fukushima – Photos

A Japanese citizen posted on an internet forum that his pickled cucumber was found glowing in blue on 7/30/2014. The person doesn’t specify the location but states it’s in a

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Headless Japanese rhinoceros beetle found in Fukushima – Photo, Video

Headless Japanese rhinoceros beetle was found in Fukushima this summer. The specific location is not announced. It was posted by a citizen’s researcher. Apparently it’s female. Normally female rhinoceros beetle doesn’t have