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3,100Bq/Kg from field mouse in Kawauchi mura Fukushima

Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute measured high level of cesium from field mouse caught in 30km and 70km area from Fukushima plants. Apodemus speciosus Sample caught in Kawauchi mura

Food contamination

3128 Bq/kg of cesium from Ibaraki mushroom

A media writer “Chidai” measured 3128 Bq/Kg of cesium from dried shiitake mushroom in Ibaraki. Mr. Chidai commented the mushroom is not distributed but may be exchanged within neighbors by


Population of Chiba and Ibaraki is shrinking

Population of Chiba,where is known to be hotspot, decreased by 5514 in 2012. In Ibaraki, it is 2575. From the statistics of those local governments, the decrease of population was

Domestic and global Environment

Decreasing uncontaminated tap water

  Asaza fund, an NPO to save environment of Kasumigaura lake, where is the source of water in Ibaraki measured cesium from 34 rivers to flow into Kasumigaura lake. As

Sea contamination

18,700 Bq/Kg from fish in Iidate mura

Following up this article..Fukushima local gov is dumping radioactive mud from decontamination to Abukuma river 18,700 Bq/Kg of cesium was measured from trout caught in Niidagawa of Iidate mura, Fukushima


Ibaraki local gov rebelled against JP gov about fishery product safety limit

  Ibaraki local government and Ibaraki fisherman’s union will ban shipping fishery products which they measured more than 50 Bq/kg after April. Currently, Japanese government set the safety limit of


Ibaraki prefecture manipulated the radiation survey

  Ibaraki prefecture published the radiation survey result on 2/16/2012. The survey was conducted from 8/4/2011 ~ 10/26/2011. As the result, Strontium89 and Plutonium238 were under detectable level, Ibaraki prefecture


Influenza pandemic in hot spot

25 patients and 32 medical staff had influenza at Toride kitasoma medical center. 2 of them (90s) died. It was influenza type B. They had the symptoms from 1/20~1/28/2012. One


3 academic societies have started studying about the possible spread of cesium pollen

    Following up this article ..26 microSv/h from the leaves of Japanese cedar Japan Geoscience Union and other 2 academic societies have started survey to know how cesium spreads