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【event】Remember Fukushima/Montréal se souvient de Fukushima

You are invited to our “Remember Fukushima” event! How is the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Disaster of 2011 affecting and will affect the lives of those living in Fukushima? Come get informed about the disaster and what people have been doing … Continue reading

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New Japan Study: Kidneys accumulate most radioactive cesium by far — Highest levels of any tissue inside cows via Energy News

Abstract This study examined the accumulation and tissue distribution of radioactive cesium nuclides in Japanese Black beef heifers raised on roughage contaminated with radioactive fallout due to the accident at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station on March 2011. Radiocesium … Continue reading

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Fukushima vs. Chernobyl: How Have Animals Fared? via The New York Times

For a little bird, bee or butterfly trying to make it in the world, which is the worse place to land: Fukushima or Chernobyl? On the one hand, there’s the risk from the release of radioactive materials that occurred in … Continue reading

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Bird numbers plummet around stricken Fukushima plant via The Independent

Researchers working around Japan’s disabled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant say bird populations there have begun to dwindle, in what may be a chilling harbinger of the impact of radioactive fallout on local life. In the first major study of the … Continue reading

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What’s the Fallout for Dogs Near Fukushima? via PBS Newshour

At the tail end of Miles O’Brien’s latest NewsHour report on radiation in Japan, a golden dog with a thick red collar trots into the street of the abandoned town, Katsurao, and weaves along the center divider. Miles asks, off … Continue reading

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