‘A range of scientific studies at Fukushima have begun to reveal the impact on the natural world from the radiation leaks at the power station in Japan caused by an earthquake and tsunami in 2011.
Biological samples were obtained only after extensive delays following the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear power plant meltdown, limiting the information which could be gained about the impact of that disaster.
Scientists, determined not to repeat the shortcomings of the Chernobyl studies, began gathering biological information only a few months after the meltdown of the Daiichi power plant in 2011.
Results of these studies are now beginning to reveal serious biological effects of the Fukushima radiation on non-human organisms ranging from plants to butterflies to birds.’
Latest posts by Carol Adl (see all)
- Syria Warns Israel It Will Fire Scud Missiles In Response To Airstrikes - March 27, 2017
- Israel Begins ‘Extensive’ Military Drills In Golan Heights - March 27, 2017
- US Forces Block Syrian Army Advance To Raqqa - March 27, 2017