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Breaking news Environmental contamination Fukushima Plant

Over 2× as safety limit of Cs-134/137 detected from fish outside of Fukushima plant port

Photo : Angel Shark [Wikipedia]   High level of Cesium-134/137 was detected from fish outside of Fukushima plant port, according to Tepco. The report was published on 1/20/2015. The sample

Breaking news Environmental contamination Fukushima Plant

223,000 Bq/Kg of Cs-134/137 detected from Jacopever inner Fukushima plant port

On 1/20/2015, Tepco announced they detected 223,000 Bq/Kg of Cesium-134/137 from Jacopever fished inner Fukushima plant port. The sampling date was 12/18/2014. Other nuclides are not tested. Soon it’s going

Breaking news Ecology Malformation

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

Breaking news Natural disasters

Approx. 100 t of sardines washed ashore in Pacific coastal area of Hokkaido again – Photos

Related to this article.. Numerous sardines washed ashore in Pacific coastal area of Hokkaido – Photos [URL]   Numerous sardines came into Urakawa-ko port of Hokkaido from afternoon of 11/5/2014

Breaking news Natural disasters

Numerous sardines washed ashore in Pacific coastal area of Hokkaido – Photos

On 11/3/2014, numerous sardines were found washed ashore in Pacific coastal area of Hokkaido. A fisherman found it around 6AM of the day.   The location was Mukawa-cho in Hokkaido.

Ecology Sea contamination

370 Bq/Kg of Cesium-134 / 137 from 5 ~ 6 km offshore Fukushima plant

Photo : Wikipedia   From Tepco’s fish contamination report released on 7/18/2014, 370 Bq/Kg of Cesium-134 / 137 was measured from fish outside of Fukushima plant port. It’s “Okamejei“, a

Environmental contamination Fukushima Plant

67,000 Bq/Kg of Cs-134/137 from Fukushima plant port fish / Only 17 fish data released, No Sr-90 data included

Photo : Wikipedia   According to Tepco, 67,000 Bq/Kg of Cesium-134/137 was measured from “Sebastes cheni” taken in Fukushima plant port. It was fished this June. This is 670 times

Environmental contamination Food contamination

[Still high level of radiation from fish] 193,000 Bq/Kg of Cs-134/137 from fish in Fukushima plant port

↑ Rockfish   Related to this article.. Tepco discharged 561t of bypass contaminated groundwater to the Pacific [URL]   Extremely high level of radioactive material is still measured from fish

Food contamination

Exceeding level of Cs-134/137 detected from fish more and more frequently in 20km area of sea since this January

  Tepco has been measuring higher level of Cesium-134/137 in marine products than the safety limit (100Bq/Kg) increasingly frequently since this January.   Tepco announced this in the report submitted

Food contamination Sea contamination

Why doesn’t Tepco analyze fishery products for Strontium-90 ? → Tepco “Because it’s how it’s supposed to be”

      The reason why Tepco doesn’t analyze fishery products for Strontium-90 is only because it’s the rule. Tepco stated in the press conference of 2/19/2014. Having highly contaminated