Category: Environment

National Geographic: Newly discovered mass mortality in sea creatures along California coast — Body parts falling off, animals ‘wasting away’ — Researchers fear sea star epidemic is spreading

National Geographic: Newly discovered mass mortality in sea creatures along California coast — Body parts falling off, animals ‘wasting away’ — Researchers fear sea star epidemic is spreading

TDC Note – It has been 4 years now since Fukushima blew and it seems the situation is continuing to escalate. What will happen if the fuel rods CONTINUE melting into the earths crust? How will this effect the global...

Scientists detect Fukushima radiation on North American shores” — Coastal communities ‘concerned’ — Over 7 Bq/m3 of cesium from dock in Pacific Northwest — Professor: It indicates arrival of other radioactive substances — “Represents potential radiological health risk”

Scientists detect Fukushima radiation on North American shores” — Coastal communities ‘concerned’ — Over 7 Bq/m3 of cesium from dock in Pacific Northwest — Professor: It indicates arrival of other radioactive substances — “Represents potential radiological health risk”

from ENENews Statesman Journal, Apr 6, 2015: BREAKING NEWS Scientists detect Fukushima radiation on North American shores — Seaborne radiation from Japan’s Fukushima nuclear disaster has reached North America… cesium-134 and cesium-137 in a sample of seawater taken in February...

Times: “The worst possible result” revealed at Fukushima

Times: “The worst possible result” revealed at Fukushima

from ENENews NHK ‘Nuclear Watch’ transcript, Mar 31, 2015 (emphasis added): NHK: The people trying to decommission the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant have been hit by setback after setback… and faced accusations of misconduct. It’s lost them a lot of...

Experts: Pacific food web crashing — “What’s going on? Where are the fish? Where did they go?”

Experts: Pacific food web crashing — “What’s going on? Where are the fish? Where did they go?”

from ENENews KSBW, Mar 30, 2015 (emphasis added): Volunteers who track the animals now say they think the colony of harbor seals is being affected by this year’s food shortage in the Monterey Bay, and that affect is significant… The...