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Fish caught offshore from Fukushima hit markets in Japan today

via The Mainichi / Sep 26, 2013 / Fishery products caught off Fukushima Prefecture were ready for trial sale as early as Sept. 26 after fisheries cooperatives here resumed test fishing the day before. Some 5.2 tons of 11 varieties of fish -- including octopus, horsehair crab, blackbelly rosefi ...

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Fukushima fisheries to resume trial fishing after samples prove safe

via Japan Times / Sep 24, 2013 / Fishing operations off the coast of Fukushima Prefecture were set to resume Wednesday, about a month after leaks of contaminated water at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant forced trial operations to be put on hold. The Fukushima Prefectural Federation of Fisher ...

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via Japan Real Time / Sep 18, 2013 / Recent decisions by two local fishing cooperatives to delay a resumption of fishing near the Fukushima nuclear plant highlight the confusion over ocean contamination. The cooperatives decided not to fish in the area because they have no hope of selling their c ...

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Fukushima’s financial fallout

via Al Jazeera / Sep 8, 2013 / In March 2011, a tsunami hit Japan, killing almost 19,000 people and crippling the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant. The shutting down of the plant removed thousands of megawatts from the country's power grid - but that was just the beginning of the problems cause ...

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Fishing ban reinstated off #Fukushima coast

via International Business Times / Aug. 23, 2013 / A ban on fishing along the coast of Fukushima prefecture was greeted with frustration and anger by locals on Friday (August 22), in the aftermath of the latest contaminated water leak from the crippled nuclear reactor. In the port of Onahama, ...

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How Fukushima Contamination May Have Spread via Waterways

via Wall Street Journal / by Yuko Takeo / May 13, 2013 / A new study offers fresh insights into how radioactive contamination from the Fukushima nuclear disaster may have spread through Japan’s interconnected waterways, reaching some freshwater fish hundreds of kilometers away. The resea ...

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Overview of active cesium contamination of freshwater fish in Fukushima and Eastern Japan

Toshiaki Mizuno1 Hideya Kubo1 Affiliations Contributions Corresponding author Scientific Reports 3, Article number: 1742 doi:10.1038/srep01742Received 13 March 2012 Accepted 05 April 2013 Published 29 April 2013   Article tools PDF Download as PDF (536 KB ...

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