Major gathering of scientists examine relationship between Fukushima and problems with wildlife off US West Coast — Looking closely at to what extent radiation is coming into these areas, and how to best assess its impact — Human health experts ‘reevaluating’ radiation limits in seafood… FDA ‘not terribly protective’ (VIDEO)

Wednesday, August 27, 2014
By Paul Martin August 27th, 2014 Interview with Kristen Milligan, Oregon State University marine ecologist, by WheepingWillow, June 13, 2014 (Transcript): 3:00 in — In fact there’s a workshop happening — I think it’s in either Boston or Washington DC, they’re just finishing up this week — which is looking at, it’s an international group of... »

Japan Researchers: Models show North America hit with ‘very high’ levels from Fukushima plume — Radioactive material in ocean off West Coast was up to 500 times more than expected (VIDEO)

Wednesday, August 27, 2014
By Paul Martin August 27th, 2014 Source term estimation of atmospheric release due to the Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Power Plant accident by atmospheric and oceanic dispersion simulations, Japan Atomic Energy Agency, 2013 (emphasis added): FNPP1 accident widely dispersed radionuclides across the entire North Pacific region… simulation results in some area of the eastern North Pacific showed... »

Fukushima radiation is affecting the health of the entire global ecosystem, scientist says

Wednesday, August 27, 2014
By Paul Martin

by: L.J. Devon Wednesday, August 27, 2014 When the Professor of Biological Sciences at the University of South Carolina took the microphone at the Foreign Correspondence Club in Japan, the global impact of Fukushima radiation became much clearer. Scientist Timothy A. Mousseau presented “Fukushima Catastrophe and its Effects on Wildlife,” before a room... »

Japan Paper: Now 104 children diagnosed with cancer of thyroid in Fukushima — New results show 5-fold increase in rate of suspected/confirmed cancers

Wednesday, August 27, 2014
By Paul Martin August 26th, 2014 Asahi Shimbun, Aug 24, 2014: Thyroid cancer diagnosed in 104 young people in Fukushima… an average of more than 30 people per population of 100,000 having definitive or suspected thyroid gland cancer . The figure is much higher than… rate of thyroid cancer of 1.7 people per... »

Ukraine Accuses Russia Of Imminent Gas Cut-Off, Russia Denies, Germans Anxious

Wednesday, August 27, 2014
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden 08/27/2014 So much for the Russia-Ukraine talks bringing the two sides together as even Germany’s Steinmeier could only say it’s “hard to say if breakthrough made.” Shortly after talks ended, Ukrainian Premier Yatsenyuk stated unequivocally that “we know about the plans of Russia to cut off transit even in European... »

Unusual… Troubling News’: Only about 1% of sockeye salmon coming to US waters from Pacific, normally 50 times higher — Lowest rate ever recorded — Had expected best numbers ever — Scientist: ‘Warm blob’ off West Coast may be to blame — Chinook salmon numbers also low

Tuesday, August 26, 2014
By Paul Martin August 25th, 2014 The Olympian (Washington), Aug 24, 2014 (emphasis added): ‘Warm blob’ keeps possible record sockeye run away from U.S. waters A development that has left local fishermen scratching their heads Data from the Pacific Salmon Commission about 99 percent of the sockeye salmon has gone through the Johnstone Strait around... »

Official wept at prime minister’s office: “I’m sorry, we’ve tried… but we are in a situation beyond our control” at Fukushima — Hours Later: “People’s blood ran cold”… “Huge hole” may have opened up in No. 2 Reactor

Monday, August 25, 2014
By Paul Martin August 25th, 2014 Kyodo News, Aug 25, 2014: An official of wept at the prime minister’s office in Tokyo as the utility felt it had exhausted all options to prevent the worst from happening “I’m sorry. We’ve tried many things, but we are in a situation beyond our control,” [said a TEPCO... »

LA Times: ‘Horrific Comedy’ at US Nuclear Site — “Mounds of radioactive white foam laced with plutonium” spewed out — Gov’t failed to do any radiation tests when releases peaked after ‘major’ leak — Experts: “Risk of additional eruptions is real” (VIDEO)

Monday, August 25, 2014
By Paul Martin August 24th, 2014 Los Angeles Times, Aug 23, 2014: Nuclear waste accident in New Mexico was a ‘horrific comedy of errors’ A 55-gallon drum of nuclear waste… violently erupted late on Feb. 14 and spewed mounds of radioactive white foam The flowing mass, looking like whipped cream but laced with plutonium, went airborne,... »

Scientist: Massive spikes in radioactivity are being hidden from public — Radiation doses around nuclear reactors increase exponentially — It’s a major worry… very, very important — Something must be done (VIDEO)

Sunday, August 24, 2014
By Paul Martin August 23rd, 2014 Interview with Dr. Ian Fairlie, Radiation Biologist, Nuclear Hotseat hosted by Libbe HaLevy, Aug 19, 2014 (at 35:30 in): One of the key things I’d like to mention to your listeners is this; Up until 2012, we didn’t really know what happened with emissions from nuclear reactors. The only data... »

Japan Newspaper: “The seriousness of the current situation at Fukushima can’t be understated” — Report: Unmitigated radiation is pouring into Pacific Ocean — Video: They don’t know how to stop the radioactive leaks… we’ll never know how to stop this

Saturday, August 23, 2014
By Paul Martin August 23rd, 2014 Yomiuri Shimbun (“The pro-nuclear Yomiuri Shimbun” -Source), Aug. 20, 2014 (emphasis added): Efforts to contain water contaminated with radioactive substances… are progressing at a snail’s pace. At present, dealing with radioactive water is the overriding issue in resolving a series of problems following the nuclear crisis… In May, TEPCO began…... »

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