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Radiation from Japan Found in Kelp off West Coast

AFP|10 Apr 2012 Radioactive iodine was found in kelp off the US West Coast following last year’s earthquake-triggered Fukushima Daiichi nuclear meltdown, according to a new study. It was already known that radioactive iodine 131 (131-I), carried in the atmosphere, … Continue reading

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New Leak at Japan Reactor Threatens Ocean

By Yuka Hayashi TOKYO—Water containing radioactive substances may have leaked into the ocean from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant on Thursday, the plant operator said, the latest example of continued problems at the stricken plant more than three months after … Continue reading

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Is Godzilla Coming?

Many of us still remember the Godzilla (ゴジラ), a Japanese movie monster. Will it become true with Japan releasing more and more radioactive elements into the Pacific Ocean? Why people paid more attention on a suicide bomber killing 10+ soldiers … Continue reading

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