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Greenpeace reports jump in radioactive contamination in Fukushima waterways via The Japan Times

OSAKA – Greenpeace Japan on Thursday said it has discovered radioactive contamination in Fukushima’s riverbanks, estuaries and coastal waters at a scale hundreds of times higher than pre-2011 levels. One sample of sediment taken along the Niida River, less than … Continue reading

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Higher levels of Fukushima radiation detected off West Coast via the Statesman Journal

Higher levels of radiation from Japan’s 2011 Fukushima nuclear accident are showing up in the ocean off the west coast of North America, scientists from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution reported Thursday. And an increased number of sampling sites are … Continue reading

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Cs-134/137 measured from Tokyo tap-water via Fukushima Diary

According to MHLH (Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare), Cs-134/137 has been detected from tap-water of Tokyo since October of 2014. The data is from October 2014 to March 2015. The newer result hasn’t been announced yet. The sample was … Continue reading

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Radiation From Fukushima Reaches US West Coast: What Danger Does Cesium-134 Pose? via International Business Times

A plume of radioactive material has been on a steady march across the Pacific Ocean since Japan’s Fukushima nuclear disaster in 2011. And it just arrived on the United States’ doorstep. Traces of radiation from the leak have been detected … Continue reading

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Fukushima: les poissons encore contaminés via Le Monde

TOKYO – Le niveau de contamination radioactive demeure élevé chez les poissons au large de Fukushima, au Japon, plus d’un an et demi après l’accident de la centrale nucléaire, d’après un article à paraître dans la revue «Science» de vendredi. … Continue reading

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Bluefin tuna record Fukushima radioactivity via BBC

Pacific Bluefin tuna caught off the coast of California have been found to have radioactive contamination from last year’s Fukushima nuclear accident. The fish would have picked up the pollution while swimming in Japanese waters, before then moving to the … Continue reading

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