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Kanto area still has as double earthquakes as before 311

Prof. Toda from Tohoku university reported that Kanto area still has earthquakes as double frequently as before 311. From his research, in large area to surround Tokyo bay, the frequency

Breaking news Natural disasters

M5.6 hit greater Tokyo area / Maximum seismic intensity 5-

At 14:28 of 5/25/2015 (JST), M5.6 occurred in the north of Tokyo, Japan Meteorological Agency reported. The epicenter was in the Northern area of Saitama prefecture. However the highest seismic

Breaking news Domestic and global Environment Ecology

Breeding success of goshawk significantly dropping in North Kanto area / 0.1 μSv/h increase reduces 10% breeding

(Photo ; Accipiter gentilis [Wikipedia])   On 3/24/2015, Nagoya city university and NPO Goshawk protection fund published their report on Scientific Reports. In this report, they proved that the radioactive

Breaking news Confirmed effects Health

Thyroid abnormality found among 63% of children in 5 prefectures of Kanto area

Thyroid abnormality was found among 63% of children living in Kanto area, according to a citizen’s organization.   The organization was established by parents in Ibaraki or Chiba prefectures. They

Breaking news Ecology Food contamination

Mushroom contamination map shows contaminated products mainly consumed in Kanto area

Mushroom contamination map shows contaminated products are mainly distributed and consumed in Kanto area. The map is based on MHLW (Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare) ‘s analysis on 330,000

Natural disasters

M4.9 hit Kanto region again / Maximum seismic intensity 4

  M4.9 hit Kanto region at 8:35 AM on 5/13/2014 (JST). The epicenter was North West part of Chiba prefecture. The depth was 80km. However the maximum seismic intensity was

Natural disasters

4 quakes of over M5.0 occurred around Kanto region within 3 days

Note : If you are from the international mass media, Don’t read this site before taking a contact with me.     4 earthquakes of over M5.0 have hit around


[Express] “In Okayama, 50% of the evacuees are from Kanto region, more than from Fukushima”

Introducing important tweets as [Express] for simultaneous updates.   <Translate> (At the meeting of Japan Civil Network to support evacuees) “In Okayama prefecture, 50% of the evacuees are from Kanto


[Iodine-131 detection in school lunch] Obihiro city, “Iodine-131 was mistakenly detected, possibly it’s Pb-214”

Following up this article..”“Iodine-131″ detected from various school lunch ingredients from North Kanto area” [URL] Having the detection data widely reported, on 7/1/2013 Obihiro city board of education announced on


Norovirus patients keep increasing in severely contaminated North Kanto area

Variant of norovirus is having an outbreak. (cf, [Mutation] Variant of norovirus outbreak, spreading to out of Japan [Link]) On 12/25/2012, NHK reported the norovirus patients are increasing in North