Earth Changes

Leader of Fukushima Study: “Intense exposure” headed toward US west coast; Plume traveling very fast via oceanic jet — “High concentrations” to impact California coastal areas; Prolonged period of radioactive upwelling expected (VIDEO)

Friday, September 19, 2014
By Paul Martin September 18th, 2014 Presentation by Dr. Vincent Rossi, oceanographer at the Institute for Cross-Disciplinary Physics and Complex Systems, affiliated with the Spanish National Research Council, Published on May 26, 2014 (emphasis added): Pacific Northwest Slide at 49:30 in — Northern shelves: jet-like advection of the surface plume explain the short but intense exposure.... »

Fukushima radiation a “major threat” to survival of baby birds — “Immediate and worrisome” impacts on marine wildlife discussed — More damage to come as radioactive material biomagnifies in food chain

Thursday, September 18, 2014
By Paul Martin September 18th, 2014 Ecological Indicators, Volume 43, August 2014 (emphasis added): Excerpts from Reduced vitamin A levels indicate radionuclide exposure in Streaked Shearwaters following the 2011 Fukushima nuclear accident Exposure to radiation reduces levels of antioxidants can cause teratogenic or mutagenetic effects… distributions of Streaked Shearwaters from Mikura Island (MKR) during the... »

Gov’t Scientists: “Something very unusual occurring in the Northeast Pacific” — “Unprecedented in historical record” — Extends “all the way across the Pacific to Japan” — Dramatically reduced productivity over 17,000 square kilometers — “Could send reverberations through marine food web” — “Who knows what will happen?” (MAP)

Wednesday, September 17, 2014
By Paul Martin September 17th, 2014 Fishletter Issue 335, July 24, 2014: There is a massive pool of warm water in the Gulf of Alaska, NOAA scientist Nate Mantua said in an email. It is unprecedented in the historical record, he added… the past year is way out of the historical range — “so who knows... »

AFP: Strong quake rocks Eastern Japan, “biggest this year” — Fukushima Officials: Experts say Magnitude 8 quake “will occur” offshore; “Temporary seawall built as measure against the accompanying tsunami aftershock” (VIDEO)

Wednesday, September 17, 2014
By Paul Martin September 17th, 2014 AFP, Sept. 16, 2014: Earthquake rocks Tokyo… Tokyo shook as a strong quake hit Japan, but there was no immediate risk of a tsunami.. the epicentre was believed to be in the south of Ibaraki prefecture… The US Geological Survey said the quake had a magnitude of 5.6… the effects... »

It’s Terrifying”: Rapid rise in babies with missing brains and spinal cords sticking out in area surrounding most contaminated nuclear site in US — Mother: Actual number is WAY higher than officials are reporting (VIDEO)

Wednesday, September 17, 2014
By Paul Martin September 16th, 2014 Tweet by JoNel Aleccia, former NBC News reporter, Sept 2, 2014: Five pregnancies with anencephaly in Central WA state with due dates this year. State, CDC plan interviews w/ moms After writing reports on the extremely high rate of babies missing part of their brain (anencephaly) in the 3 counties... »

The Number Of Volcanic Eruptions Is Increasing And That Could Lead To An Extremely Cold Winter

Wednesday, September 17, 2014
By Paul Martin

By Michael Snyder September 16th, 2014 The number of volcanoes that are erupting continues to rise, and scientists cannot seem to explain why this is happening. In 2013, we witnessed the most volcanic eruptions worldwide that we have ever seen in a single year, and this increased activity has carried over into 2014.... »

Icelandic volcanic system rumbling and growing more unpredictable

Tuesday, September 16, 2014
By Paul Martin September 16, 2014 ICELAND - The red-hot fountains of molten lava, glowing like wildfire, are nothing short of spectacular. Yet they could be ominous portents of things to come. For the second time in four nail-biting years, seismologists in the land of fire and ice, Iceland, are bracing for a monumental volcanic eruption... »

Expert: Plutonium contamination of Pacific Ocean food chain from Fukushima now suspected; “Real source of potential long term problems for humans” — Newspaper: “Leakage of highly contaminated water into sea must be dealt with immediately” — Gov’t: Effect on health of US public not ‘significant’ (VIDEO)

Monday, September 15, 2014
By Paul Martin September 14th, 2014 The Yomiuri Shimbun, Sept. 11, 2014: TEPCO measures fail to hold water — Three and a half years after the outbreak of the crisis at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant, efforts to contain water contaminated with radioactive substances at the plant are at a crossroads… has been... »

Ocean hits record high for radioactive Strontium at all 6 locations near Fukushima reactors — Levels up to 20 times higher than reported last week — Officials: Contamination from highly radioactive ‘debris’ is seeping into ground and flowing out to sea

Monday, September 15, 2014
By Paul Martin September 15th, 2014 This newly published data shows record levels of Strontium-90 have been detected at all 6 seawater monitoring locations in front of the destroyed reactors. At 3 of 6 locations levels are around triple the previous record set last year. Yet a report released by TEPCO days later on Sept. 12,... »

Extent of Antarctic sea ice reaches record levels, scientists say

Monday, September 15, 2014
By Paul Martin

By Jane Ryan and Sam Ikin 15 Sep 2014 Scientists say the extent of Antarctic sea ice cover is at its highest level since records began. Satellite imagery reveals an area of about 20 million square kilometres covered by sea ice around the Antarctic continent. Jan Lieser from the Antarctic Climate and Ecosystems... »

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