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First low-level trace of Fukushima radioactivity detected off B.C. via CTV News

For the first time, scientists have detected small amounts of radioactivity in seawater along the shores of British Columbia that can be traced back to the 2011 Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant disaster. But the levels are so low they are … 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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Radioactive cesium blankets 8% of Japan’s land area via The Asahi Shimbun

Some 8 percent of Japan’s land area, or more than 30,000 square kilometers, has been contaminated with radioactive cesium from the crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant. Spanning 13 prefectures, the affected area has accumulated more than 10,000 becquerels … Continue reading

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