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Breaking news Ecology Malformation

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 Natural disasters

Most of the inspected dolphins had lungs in ischaemia state as “entirely white”

Following up this article.. [Photo] 160 dolphins went aground in Ibaraki / Same as 1 week before 311 [URL]   According to National Science Museum, most of the inspected 17 dolphins had

Breaking news Natural disasters

[Photo] 160 dolphins went aground in Ibaraki / Same as 1 week before 311

Around 6AM of 4/10/2015, several local residents reported to the Maritime Safety Agency and fire house that approx. 160 dolphins went aground for a few km in Ibaraki. It was the

Breaking news Misinformation Politics

Fukushima swimming beach still popular – Photo

On 8/3/2014, a local citizen posted on Twitter the picture of a Fukushima swimming beach. (Photo attached on the top) It’s one of their 2 swimming beaches, Nakoso. This year

Breaking news Misinformation Politics

Children swimming in the sea of Fukushima – Video

Following up this article..   Tepco discharged the largest volume of bypass contaminated water / 700 million Bq of Tritium to the Pacific [URL]   In the morning of 8/5/2014,

Breaking news Misinformation Politics

Ibaraki prefecture doesn’t check Tritium in swimming beach seawater lower than 20,000 Bq/m3

Ibaraki prefectural government doesn’t test Tritium density in seawater if it’s lower than 20,000 Bq/m3. They are going to open its 18 swimming beaches late in July though these beaches

Misinformation Politics

Fukushima prefecture “Contaminated beach sand can easily be washed off so it’s safe”

Radiation health risk advisor in Fukushima, Takamura commented on a local newspaper that contamination from beach is negligible because it can be washed off in shower. (Article related to Takamura.. Fukushima

Contaminated water crisis Cover-ups Domestic and global Environment

Tepco concealed 1,000,000,000 Bq/m3 of Strontium-90 detected from groundwater for 9 months

Related to this article.. 5,000,000,000 Bq/m3 of Strontium-90 measured from groundwater last July / Tepco not announced for half a year [URL]   On 5/28/2014, Tepco announced that they actually

Domestic and global Environment Sea contamination

Fukushima gov to open swimming beach / 94 Bq/Kg from sea floor, but don’t even check sand

Fukushima prefectural government and Iwaki city government are going to open 2 swimming beaches this summer (Yotsukura & Nakoso) without analyzing the beach sand. They measured 3,167 Bq/Kg of Cesium-134/137

Domestic and global Environment

70 dead sea turtles cast ashore in Chigasaki Kanagawa / Environmental group “Unusually many but don’t know why”

According to Kanagawa Coastal Environmental Foundation, unusual number of dead sea turtles are cast ashore in Chigasaki Kanagawa. By the morning of 7/4/2013, 70 dead bodies of the sea turtles