Fukushima! All The Best, Scientifically Verified, Information on Fukushima Impacts
Geege Schuman stashed this in Environmental Impacts
To save this post, select a stash from drop-down menu or type in a new one:
- 9. Dr. Miriam Goldstein, a biological oceanographer now working on policy in D.C.,wrote about recent studies of Fukushima radiation in fish. The title states the take home message: radiation levels were detectable but not hazardous. Favorite Quote:“So teeny fish in the waters off Japan just a few months after Fukushima had such low levels of radioactivity that they are considered safe to eat under Japanese law. And of this radioactivity, only 10-30% of the total radioactivity found in marine life was attributable to the Fukushima discharges – the rest was from naturally occurring radionuclides… tuna caught off California contains ten times LESS radiation than even the strictest food limit. What’s the theme? DETECTABLE but not HAZARDOUS”
So... No big deal?
That's right, move along.