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Cs-134/137 measured from 92 of 92 swallow nests in Fukushima / Highest density was 90,000 Bq/kg

On 5/22/2015, Yamashina Institute for Ornithology reported that they detected Cesium-134/137 from 92 of 92 swallow nests in Fukushima. Overall, Cs-134/137 was measured from 150 of 182 swallow nests collected in

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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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Cs-134/137 detected from 15 of 15 tea leaves samples in Shizuoka prefecture

According to Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, Cesium-134/137 were detected from all of 15 tea leaves samples produced in Shizuoka prefecture. The sampling dates were from late April to

Natural disasters

Another landslide in 70km West of Mt. Fuji, “50m high and 50m wide”

Fukushima Diary is reporting the major landslide in Hamamatsu city Shizuoka. (cf, [Potential Mt. Fuji activity?] Landslide happened 6 times in 4 days, 140m wide, 90m high, 60,000m3 of soil

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[Food contamination] Cs-137 from orange produced in Shizuoka, sold in Yokohama

According to Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, 0.73 Bq/Kg of Cs-137 was measured from Orange. The orange was produced in Shizuoka prefecture. It was distributed for sale in Yokohama

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Strong alkaline detected from river where 11,000 young sweetfish found dead

On 4/3/2013, Fukushima Diary reported “Mass death of fish found in Shizuoka and Akita, reason not verified yet [URL]” According to River and national road office of Ministry of Land,

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Mass death of fish found in Shizuoka and Akita, reason not verified yet

From 4/1/2013 to 4/2/2013, 11,000 of young sweetfish were found dead in Hamamatsu city Shizuoka. About 10,000 was found on 4/1, 1,000 was found on 4/2 in Tenryu gawa. River

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Shizuoka prefecture to quit radiation monitoring of school lunch in 3 cities

  From this April, the board of education in Shizuoka is going to quit the radiation test for school lunch in 3 cities, Fuji, yaizu, and Nishiizu cho. They have

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23 Bq/Kg of Cs-134/137 from tea powder in Shizuoka

According to MHLW (Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare), 23 Bq/Kg of Cs-134/137 was measured from tea powder produced in Shizuoka prefecture. Shizuoka is one of the largest tea-producing areas.

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20 Bq/kg from Shizuoka tea leaves sold in Tokushima Shikoku

According to Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, 20 Bq/Kg of cesium was measured from tea leaves. It was produced in Shizuoka prefecture, and sold in Tokushima prefecture of Shikoku. Sample