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Domestic and global Environment

13,200 Bq/Kg from riverside in Ibaraki, 178km from Fukushima

Following up this article..Decreasing uncontaminated tap water On 7/22/2012, citizen’s group to save the environment of Kasumigaura lake announced they measured 13,200 Bq/Kg of cesium from the riverside of Ono

Domestic and global Environment Sea contamination

MOE “Freshwater fish accumulate more cesium than marine products”

  According to the research of Ministry of the environment from December to February, freshwater fish accumulate more cesium than marine products. MOE compared the contamination of aquatic organisms taken

Domestic and global Environment

12,200 Bq/Kg from Teganuma lake Chiba

  Chiba prefecture measured radiation at 19 points of Teganuma lake (195km from Fukushima) including 2 rivers to flow into Teganuma lake. The rivers run through hotspots, and they measured

Natural disasters

Earthquake in Mt. Fuji

Earthquake with the epicenter in Mt. Fuji happened 6/24/2012.         The epicenter is in the lake located at North to Mt. Fuji, about 10km from the top

Domestic and global Environment

Spreading contamination of tritium

Fukushima nuclear disaster headquarter checked tritium at 51 locations (35 rivers, 13 lakes/dams, 3 cleanwater). The samples were taken from 11/15/2011 ~ 12/15/2011. As a result, tritium was measured at

Domestic and global Environment

170,000 Bq/Kg from the soil of storage reservoir in Fukushima

Tohoku Regional Agricultural Administration Office and Fukushima prefectural government conducted radiation measurement for the ground soil of  14 storage reservoirs in Fukushima from 3/26 to 4/6/2012. Sample is dried soil from

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

Natural disasters

Crustal change is heating the bottom of Biwa lake.

Sediment is blasted actively on the bottom of Biwako, the largest lake in Japan. Mr. Kumagai ,the chairman of Lake Biwa environmental research institute talks, the environment of the late