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[Youtube] Sea turtles die in Bengal India

I have no idea about this phenomenon but couldn’t ignore it.   Iori Mochizuki

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Cesium measured from 100% of Fukushima white rockfish in November and December

On 9/9/2012, Fukushima Diary reported white rockfish (Shiromebaru) tends to accumulate cesium. [Link] According to Fukushima prefectural government, high level of cesium was measured from 100% (19 of 19) of

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22 Bq/Kg from Japanese pond smelt in Ashinoko lake Kanagawa

According to Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, 22 Bq/kg of cesium was measured from Japanese pond smelt of Ashinoko lake. Ashinoko lake is in Kanagawa prefecture. Sample : Japanese pond

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Contaminated fish from Aomori was sold in Kyoto

According to Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, Cs-134/137 was measured from fish in Aomori and Iwate, and they were sold in Kyoto. 1. Sample : Mackerel Origin : Aomori Cs-137

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[RT] Food regulation limit of US is 12 times more lax than Japan, US may import Japanese fishery products

RT reported on-going biological concentration of fishery products and the difference of food safety regulation between Japan and US. Related article..US keeps importing fishery food from Japan even after 311

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The Fisheries Agency starts the campaign to sell fish, “Fish sommelier”

Following the campaign called “Fast fish” [Link] , fisheries agency started the campaign called “Fish sommelier” to sell fishery products. In mid November, fisheries agency chose 34 of experts from

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Radioactive silver and Sr-90 measured from marine products of Fukushima, silver higher than cesium in 62% of samples

On 11/30/2012, Tepco released the radioactive nuclide analysis of marine products. From the report, Ag-110m (radioactive silver) and Sr-90 were measured from crabs, common skete, and barfin flounder. Especially the half

Export from Japan Sea contamination

Russia predicted saury contamination before China banned importing from Japan

On 11/5/2012, Fukushima Diary reported China refused importing Japanese frozen saury for excessive cadmium. [Link] However, Russia had already banned importing Pacific saury (Cololabis saira) from Japan in late July of 2011

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[Column] Reunion and farewell

August 2011 I was in a Japanese bar with my old friend. She was next to me from September to December of our 4th grade in elementary school. When I

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Greenpeace measured 12.6 Bq/Kg of cesium from fish sold at a supermarket in Kanagawa

On 9/19/2012, Greenpeace measured 12.6 Bq/Kg of cesium from fish sold at a supermarker. Sample : Bonito Sampling date : 9/9/2012 Origin : Miyagi Location of the supermarket : Fujisawa