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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

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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

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6700 Bq/Kg of Cs-137 from frog in Nihonmatsu city Fukushima

  The researching team of Tokyo university of Agriculture and Technology and Hokkaido university measured 6,700 Bq/Kg of Cs-137 from a frog in Nihonmatsu city Fukushima. (40km from Fukushima plant)

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[Bioconcentration?] 1,430Bq/Kg from banded houndshark in 2km area of Fukushima Plant

From Tepco’s Nuclide Analysis Results of Fish and Shellfish (The Ocean Area Within 20km Radius of Fukushima plant), 1,430 Bq/Kg of cesium was measured from banded houndshark taken on 9/15/2012. Published

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25,000 Bq/Kg from wild boar in Fukushima

  Following up this article..Biological concentration in Fukushima According to the radiation measurement of Fukushima prefecture, they measured higher radiation level than safety limit (100Bq/Kg) from 12 of 14 samples,

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20,000 Bq/Kg from earthworm

    Mr.Hasegawa Motohiro from Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute measured 20,000 Bq/kg of cesium from earthworm. The sample was taken in Kawauchi mura Fukushima, from late August to

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Cesium is biologically concentrated in trees

    It was reported that cesium reaches inside of the trees and get concentrated at the meeting held in Minamisoma. It was to discuss about the effect of radiation