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

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...

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

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.

Fukushima Accident Raised Marine Radioactive Strontium Levels
2013-06-12 08:22:27

New research suggests that the accident at the Fukushima nuclear power plant two years ago increased the amount of radioactive strontium on the east coast of Japan by as much as one-hundred times their normal levels.

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

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


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.