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M4.2 occurred Fukushima offshore

According to JMA (Japan Meteorological Agency), M4.2 hit Fukushima offshore at 2:13 AM of 1/25/2016 (JST). The maximum seismic intensity was 4. The depth of epicenter was 30km. 2 hours

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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

Breaking news Ecology Food contamination

45 Bq/Kg of Cs-134/137 detected from farm soil in Chiba prefecture

A citizen’s radiation measurement station named “Fujimi-ru” reported they measured 44.7 Bq/Kg of Cs-134/137 from farm soil. The sample was collected in Kimitsu city of Chiba prefecture (0 ~ 10cm deep).

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112 of 173 children diagnosed with thyroid abnormality in Kashiwa city Chiba

On 10/30/2015, Kashiwa city government announced 112  of 173 children were diagnosed with thyroid cyst or nodule. 6 of them were diagnosed with cyst (larger than 5.1 mm) or nodule

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[Video] 0.53 μSv/h still measured beside a river in Kashiwa city Chiba

A Japanese citizen measured the radiation level in Chiba prefecture on 10/12/2015 and posted the footage on Youtube. The measuring location was Ohorigawa-river in Kashiwa city. It is approx. 190

Breaking news Domestic and global Environment Ecology

Iodine-131 detected from dried sewage sludge in Funabashi city of Chiba

From this May to June, Iodine-131 was measured from dried sewage sludge according to Funabashi city government of Chiba.   They collect the samples from 2 sewage plants in the

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Significant size of thyroid nodule / cyst found from citizen in Matsudo city

Following up this article..  40 of 47 given A2 in thyroid test of Matsudo city/City gov “Result not guarantee potential health in future” [URL]   In the latest part of the

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40 of 47 given A2 in thyroid test of Matsudo city/City gov “Result not guarantee potential health in future”

Following up this article..  28 of 32 testees diagnosed A2 in thyroid inspection of Matsudo city Chiba [URL]   40 of 47 testees were given “A2″ diagnosis in Matsudo city of

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Thyroid abnormality found among 63% of children in 5 prefectures of Kanto area

Thyroid abnormality was found among 63% of children living in Kanto area, according to a citizen’s organization.   The organization was established by parents in Ibaraki or Chiba prefectures. They

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Cesium-137 detected from a pregnant woman in Matsudo city Chiba

Related to this article..  28 of 32 testees diagnosed A2 in thyroid inspection of Matsudo city Chiba [URL]   Cesium-137 was detected from a pregnant woman in Matsudo city, Chiba prefecture