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2014-08-17 02:00:10

American Genetic Association, Journal of Heredity Biological effects of Fukushima radiation on plants, insects, and animals Following the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear power plant meltdown, biological samples were obtained only after extensive delays, limiting the information that could be gained about the impacts of that historic disaster. Determined not to repeat the shortcomings of the Chernobyl studies, scientists began gathering biological information only a few months after the...

2014-07-28 10:01:24

The National Academies A new congressionally mandated report from the National Academy of Sciences concludes that the overarching lesson learned from the 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear accident is that nuclear plant licensees and their regulators must actively seek out and act on new information about hazards with the potential to affect the safety of nuclear plants.  The committee that wrote the report examined the causes of the Japan accident and identified findings and recommendations...

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...


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