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Cs-134/137 detected from 6 of 6 sea bass samples taken Ibaraki offshore

On 7/21/2015, Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare reported they measured Cs-134/137 from all of 6 sea bass samples collected Ibaraki offshore. They state the fish was not distributed. The sampling

Breaking news Environmental contamination Fukushima Plant

Highest Strontium-90 density detected in seawater of Fukushima plant port / 1,500,000 Bq/m3

From Tepco’s report published on 7/17/2015, Strontium-90 density in seawater of Fukushima plant port became the highest since they started measuring. The sampling location was between water intake of Reactor

Breaking news Domestic and global Environment Ecology

Cs-134/137 detected from all of the marine soil samples along Eastern Japan coastal area

From the report of NRA (Nuclear Regulation Authority), Cesium-134/137 was detected from 32 of 32 marine soil samples taken this May. The sampling locations are offshore of Miyagi, Fukushima, Ibaraki and

Breaking news Domestic and global Environment Ecology

2 of 77 newly added tunas died in the first 2 days in a Tokyo aquarium

Following up this article.. 40 percent of mackerel tuna died in 1 week in a Tokyo aquarium, where 99 percent of tuna died earlier this year [URL]   According to Tokyo Sea

Breaking news Environmental contamination Fukushima Plant

56,000 Bq/Kg of Cs-134/137 still measured from fish caught in Fukushima plant port / 560 × of safety limit

On 6/17/2015, Tepco announced they detected 56,000 Bq/Kg of Cs-134/137 from spotbelly rockfish caught in Fukushima plant port. This is 560 times much as the safety limit and the sample was

Breaking news Environmental contamination Fukushima Plant

1,000,000 Bq/m3 of Sr-90 detected in seawater of Fukushima plant port / Highest in recorded history

Related to this article.. The highest density of all β nuclide detected outside of Fukushima plant port [URL]   On 6/19/2015, Tepco announced they measured 1,000,000 Bq/m3 of Strontium-90 at two

Breaking news Environmental contamination Fukushima Plant

The highest density of all β nuclide detected outside of Fukushima plant port

On 6/17/2015, Tepco announced they measured the highest density of all β nuclide (including Sr-90) in seawater outside of Fukushima plant port. The sampling date was 6/15/2015. The density was

Breaking news Domestic and global Environment Ecology

40 percent of mackerel tuna died in 1 week in a Tokyo aquarium, where 99 percent of tuna died earlier this year

Following up this article.. 129 dead tunas found to have broken spine / Experts “can be caused by stress and mass hysteria” [URL]   On 5/28/2015, Tokyo Sea Life Park announced

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Fukushima Uni “800,000,000,000,000 Bq of Cs-137 to reach West coast of North America by 2016″

Prof. Aoyama from Fukushima University Institute of Environmental Radioactivity reported that 800 tera Bq (800,000,000,000,000 Bq) of Cesium-137 is going to reach West Coast of North America by 2016. The

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The bottom of the sea rising up in Hokkaido / Land showed up overnight

In Shiretoko peninsula of Hokkaido, the bottom of the sea has been rising since 4/24/2015. It’s the coastal line of Rausu town. According to a local resident, she noticed the