Among all my expeditions in Western Siberia, this has a special placePhoto: Fotolia During previous expeditions, the main objective was the capture of samples from waterfowl of game, to study the structure of DNA, as well as the taking of samples for avian influenza (H5N1 strain) and low pathogenic virus research (LPAI) at the waterfowl.In 2011, the problem has grown substantially. In addition to taking the above samples, we had to examine the background radiation of birds caught in the gamma, beta and alpha radiation in connection with the dramatic events at the Japanese nuclear Read more [...]
Japan’s atomic way proclaimed tod that it bequeath acclivity the rigor grade of the new radioactive pee escape at Fukushima, expression the toxic puddles circumferent the locate may be more serious than initially reported.The extremely radioactive h2o, base leaking into the primer from a tank Monday, was offset classified as a degree one incidental on the Outside Atomic and Radiological Consequence Surmount, but volition now be upgraded to a stratum tercet happening.The Fukushima implant was discredited in the 2011 seism and subsequent tsunami. When the quiver stunned the chilling systems, Read more [...]
Japanese knight breeder, Tokue Hosokawa is defying a regime decree to wildness his irradiated horses in Fukushima prefecture. According to The Defender, Hosokawa has been apt the alternative to either carnage his horses or farewell his raise, which has been field to hazardously gamy actinotherapy levels since the 2011 Fukushima meltdown.Next the atomic catastrophe, Hosokawa resettled 80 horses and unbroken 30 on his grow 25 miles north-west of the works in Fukushima prefecture. In January this yr, many of the remainders became unfirm on their feet and 16 died in mystical destiny, Read more [...]
An earthquake of magnitude 6.2 that occurred today on the Pacific coast of the main Japanese island of Honshu, did not damage the nuclear power plant, located in the prefecture of Fukushima, where were recorded strong ground strokes. Two reactors of this NPP, said the directorate of the Tokyo power company, "are in good condition and continue to operate as usual", ITAR-TASS
Reports of casualties and destruction in other parts of Honshu and has not received yet. The threat of a tsunami has not been announced. However, as specified local authorities, about 10 minutes had stopped traffic on the Read more [...]
The IAEA said that the accident at the Fukushima nuclear plant began the nuclear meltdown in several reactors. Experts call this situation meltdown. Under worst-case development scenario radioactive gases can destroy the barriers and get into the atmosphere.
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Morta,11:17. -New strong earthquake occurred East of the Japanese Fukushima Prefecture, where the NPP emergency «Fukushima-1», RIA Novosti reported with reference to the information the U.S. Geological survey.
Tremors of magnitude 6.6 occurred in 16.18 local time. The epicenter of the earthquake was located at 312 kilometers to the East of the city of Fukushima and 415 km North-East from the capital of Japan is Tokyo. The earthquake at a depth of 26.5 km.
While the tsunami threat has not been announced.
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Already officially announced that no less than 17 working station received a radiation dose in excess of permissible limits. Norm and exceeds the quantity of radioactive substances found in sea water in dozens of kilometers from «Fukushima». Today appeared the first images taken inside the station.
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The Buddhist monks of the self-defense forces of Japan, fire fighters and rescue workers hold a minute of silence on the hill Hyori Yama in Natori, Miyagi Prefecture, on April 11, 2011, exactly one month after the earthquake and tsunami that struck the northeastern coast of Japan. Earlier this hill local fishermen looked at the sea, determining whether it is safe to go fishing. (Koichi Nakamura,Yomiuri Shimbun/The Associated Press)
Japan was just beginning to recover from the earthquake that struck the northeast coast on March 11. The government of Japan has raised the severity rating of the Fukushima Read more [...]
on July 30. In the Japanese prefectures of Niigata and Fukushima due to the ongoing heavy rains last night one person was killed and six local residents were missing. In connection with the floods in these regions of the country, where in some areas in the hour falls record 100 millimeters of rainfall, declared the highest level of danger due to the threat of vanishing landslides and flooding homes.
Near located in Niigata Prefecture village Sanjo water flows partially destroyed the dam. In this and other areas, with the participation of units of the Japan self defense forces carried out the Read more [...]
Off the Eastern coast of Japan, there was a new powerful earthquake, threatening emergency nuclear power plant. Seismologists have warned about the threat of a tsunami, but later the warning was removed. NPP «Fukushima» the earthquake was not injured.
The earthquake occurred on Friday morning, August 19, near the Fukushima Prefecture. According to seismologists, the epicenter of the earthquake was located 113 miles from the city of Fukushima, its center lies at a depth of 39 km. Strong tremors were felt in 22 of the 47 prefectures of Japan.
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Japan detained a member of a criminal gang who illegally send people to work on cleaning up contaminated areas in Fukushima, where radioactive leak occurred.Police Higasine Japanese city of Yamagata Prefecture abducted by an organized mafia yakuza. It is suspected that it is illegal to send people to work on cleaning up areas in Fukushima contaminated with radioactive substances after the accident at the nuclear power plant of the same name, the ITAR-TASS referring to the law enforcement agencies in Japan.According to police, the arrested was one of the leaders of the local cell group called "Sumiyoshi-kai," Read more [...]
Thousands of Japanese children in Fukushima Prefecture and surrounding areas have been diagnosed with thyroid cancer. 41.1 percent of the 57,000 children who are screened are potential victims of thyroid cancer.Japanese authorities deny the impact of radioactive contamination and say that the reason is the "excessive use of children seafood." Four of the five children of Fukushima are developing thyroid cancer.
This isotope effects with relatively short half-life and longer as Cs-37, that can affect the thyroid gland.
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The content of radioactive substances in fish in a river near the Japanese nuclear power plant emergency, "Fukushima-1" has exceeded the rate of more than 100 times. This was reported on Saturday, the Ministry of Environment of the country. In trout caught in the river Niida about 20 kilometers from the nuclear plant, cesium was 11.4 thousand becquerels per kilogram for the state norm of a maximum of 100 becquerels. Other fish in the area also was seriously contaminated by radioactive substances - their content is 3-4 thousand becquerels per kilogram.
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Magnitude 6.2 earthquake that occurred today on the Pacific coast of the main Japanese island Honshu, did not damage the nuclear power plant, located in the prefecture Fukushima, which were recorded strong ground strokes. Two reactors of NPP, said the Directorate Tokyo power company, "are in good condition and continue to operate as usual," ITAR-TASSReports of casualties or damage in other parts of Honshu as yet been received. The threat of a tsunami has not been announced. However, as specified local authorities, about 10 minutes had stopped traffic on the high-speed railway "Shinkansen" Read more [...]
Fukushima reactor #3 in meltdown Exposure: daveeza/flickrThe Prognosis: Almost leash trillion Americans subsist inside a ten-mile r of one of the country’s 104 operational atomic superpower plants. Patch the U.S. has ne'er had a matured meltdown, thither let been sextet finish calls. And the problems at the Fukushima Daiichi works in Japan pursuit the Borderland temblor birth experts comparable David Lochbaum, boss atomic watchdog at the Jointure of Interested Scientists, spooked—peculiarly since 23 American plants plowshare the like discharge and chilling designs Read more [...]
Embed workers attack to step radiotherapy levels at the Fukushima Daiichi engraft. Photograph: IAEA Imagebank/flickrIt's laborious to hyperbolize the catastrophe brought by the 9.0 magnitude temblor and subsequent tsunami that stricken Northerly Japan on Abut 11. Bey the 20,000 fatalities, the issue led to the whip atomic fortuity in 25 eld, the long-lived impacts of which we're sole start to translate. But the fact that the Fukushima Prefecture governance launched 30-year platform to admonisher the wellness of those open to radioactivity is a beneficial symbolisation of fair Read more [...]