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Pacific Albacore Study Finds Insignificant Traces Of Fukushima Radiation
2014-04-30 08:28:37

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online When the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant was destroyed in 2011 after a massive earthquake and deadly tsunami, contamination of sea water and sea life was a major concern. However, albacore tuna recently caught off the Oregon shore had only slightly elevated levels of radioactivity, not enough to be of alarm, according to a new study published in the journal Environmental Science and Technology. The study team, led by Delvan...

2014-03-06 08:25:20

Lessons Unlearned? As Third Year of Anniversary Nears, Expanded Version of Fukushima Review Panel Report Published in English in Book Form by the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists. CHICAGO and TOKYO, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An extensively updated and expanded version of the Independent Investigation Commission on the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Accident report published in English by the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists (BAS) cautions that Japan has not yet fully learned the...

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2014-02-27 06:45:34

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Radioactive cesium isotopes from Japan's Fukushima nuclear power plant — severely damaged in the 2011 tsunami and earthquake — have made their way to the waters just off the coast of Canada. The announcement was made at the annual American Geophysical Union's Ocean Sciences Meeting in Honolulu this week, but the scientists noted that the concentrations of the two isotopes were still well below safe drinking levels, reports Brooks...

2014-01-09 08:22:21

BOCA RATON, Fla., Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bawell brand water ionizer company is committed to raising awareness on issues affecting the environment and humanity's need to reduce its carbon consumption and transition towards a sustainable global "green" economy. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140109/FL43263 ) On March 11th 2011 a massive earthquake off the coast of Japan triggered a Tsunami which destroyed the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Plant leading to meltdowns...

Fukushima Radioactive Material Spread By Typhoons
2013-11-30 05:35:52

[ Watch the Video: Frequent Typhoons Spread Fukushima Contaminates ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The typhoons that pound Japan every year are damaging enough on their own, but new research indicates they are also carrying radioactive material from the March 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster into the country’s waterways. Researchers from France's Climate and Environmental Science laboratory (LSCE) and Tsukuba University in Japan have found that high winds...

2013-10-23 23:28:45

Bawell Water Ionizers continues their efforts to raise public awareness of the ever growing dangerous situation at Japan’s Fukushima Reactor #4. "TEPCO’s proposed attempt to bring down the fuel pool puts the entire planet at risk," Bawell explains. Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 Today’s Bawell Halloween Water Ionizer Sale announcement comes at the perfect time, right on the heels of the Japanese government’s Fukushima reactor repair. "The latest...

Toshiba Introduces Robot Able To Withstand High Radiation
2012-11-22 11:57:31

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Toshiba developed a robot it claims is able to withstand high radiation, making it capable of working in nuclear disaster sites such as those at the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant. The new Japanese robot has four legs, and is capable of climbing over debris and venturing into radiated areas off-limits to humans. Toshiba said that the robot's wireless network is still able to be controlled in high radiation. While the advancement...

Fishing Off Fukushima For Answers
2012-10-26 12:56:09

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Japan fisheries data provides a look at how the ocean is faring 18 months after the worst accidental release of radiation to the ocean in history Japan's "triple disaster," as it has become known, began on March 11, 2011, and remains unprecedented in its scope and complexity. To understand the lingering effects and potential public health implications of that chain of events, scientists are turning to a diverse and widespread sentinel in the world's...


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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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