Sickened Alaska seals concentrated where Fukushima radioactive plume made landfall after 3/11 (MAPS)

Published: September 19th, 2012 at 1:17 pm ET
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Compare the two maps below, paying special attention to Alaska’s West Coast

Map of Marine Life Deaths:

Map from a study appearing in the upcoming edition of the journal Science of the Total Environment (Note the blue line):

Published: September 19th, 2012 at 1:17 pm ET
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16 comments to Sickened Alaska seals concentrated where Fukushima radioactive plume made landfall after 3/11 (MAPS)

  • TheWorldIsFüküd

    wow great follow up and connection of the dots.

    kudos ENENEWS.

    now… can we get the results of the analysis for radioactive substances?

    were these results ever made public?

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  • It's like a bomb went off and this shows the primary path of collateral damage to wildlife. :(

    So the next couple of thoughts for me would be…

    1. What really IS the damage to humans?
    2. Why should innocent life suffer needlessly?
    3. How many more of these 'paths of death' can we sustain?

    More environmental radioactive contamination destruction of life is imminent. We know this fact.

    It IS happening and it will continue with the increased risk of becoming unimaginably worse at any moment. We know this fact also.
    (a high probability)

    Don't wait until YOU are too sick to speak up.
    Break the SILENCE NOW!

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    • NoPrevarication NoPrevarication


      I am sickened over the needless tragedy of the seals; however, you mustn't imagine that people do not speak up. Many, many of us are speaking up every day even though it does not seem to have much effect so far.

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      • I know many here do speak up. That is a very good thing. I am very thankful for that.

        However, based on an 'unofficial' poll I took here several weeks ago it was unanimously agreed that less than 10% of the people in the USA have any idea of what's really going on at Fukushima. That is sad.

        That's after 3 MELTDOWNS, ongoing radioactive contamination of all environments with no end in sight.

        Something tells me the nuclear 'propaganda' machine and lack of information media feed is working better than anyone ever could have imagined. (even with an internet) A worldwide event of this magnitude and nobody really knows. That's just beyond amazing to me!

        So my thought is this:
        There's one thing the nuclear machine cannot stop and that is information that is spread by word of mouth.

        Before the days of twitter and facebook, even before the days of TV and radio, people actually came face to face and looked at each other and spoke with a tone that made communication real. I feel that is what we are lacking. Eye to eye, word of mouth communication. Sooner or later the numbers will double and then double again. I always tell others, "Spread the word of this, our futures may depend on it. Literally!".

        Paul Revere was a hero not a fear monger. :)

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  • alpha-tracker

    Brilliant map comparison! Just like the kelp off California amassed iodine-131 from tainted run-off rainwater across the state related to 'South Branch' airborne plumes, these poor arctic marine animals were swimming in run-off from the even-worse airborne plumes in that 'North Branch' which was actually rarely depicted by EPA's RADNET detector in Fairbanks: . The spikes I believe are related to radioactive tellurium in the air.

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  • jec

    So far no sign of the "couple weeks needed for test" results for radioactive contamination. The University of Alaska is the testing site.

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  • moonshellblue moonshellblue

    I found it interesting that CNN reported on Tuna contamination and thought it would be cesium but no due to high concentrations of mercury. Things that make ya go hmmm

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  • lam335 lam335

    This cesium deposition map illustrates the point even more clearly:

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      thanks for putting this link-up lam335. I remember watching it way-back-when last year. Seems they've plugged-in more data.

      You need to scroll-down towards the bottom of the page to watch the animated portion of this model. You need to watch it for a half-hour or more to get a true sense of the horror that's been unleashed on us all.

      BTW. The composite data for Chernobyl illustrates that it was far worse than we were led-on to believe. Europe is basically a no-mans-land. You'd have thought that nightmare would've been enough to drive a stake through the heart of nuclear power's use on the planet. Apparently, there must've been a game on…

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  • nedlifromvermont

    Pro-Nuclear Nitwit Numbskull Rich Guy Shills, Bill Gates, Obama, Romney et al

    What a country?

    peace …

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  • Sickputer

    "less than 10% of the people in the USA have any idea of what's really going on at Fukushima. That is sad."

    SP: Probably less than 1% knew Chernobyl was a game-changing event for Europe and the nuclear industry as a whole.

    Bankers paid attention…how many nuclear plants were built in America after Chernobyl? Zero.

    The last plant to come online was Watts Bar in Tennessee between the cities of Chattanooga and Knoxville. It came online in 1996 after 23 years of construction.

    A sister unit at Watts Bar has been under construction for 40 years and has been delayed by cost overruns and cannibalized numerous times to make repairs at other TVA plants. It was supposed to open in the next thirty days, but now new cost overruns and delays that opening date to 2015. By the time of ribboncutting the original main structure will be many decades old. How that would hold up to the nuclear radiation (known to create brittle concrete) is unknown.

    "The Nuclear Regulatory Commission's estimate of the risk each year of an earthquake intense enough to cause core damage to the reactor at Watts Bar was 1 in 27,778, according to an NRC study published in August 2010".

    SP: Much better odds than the lottery for a meltdown. I wonder how much spent fuel Unit 1 has piled up after 16 years of operation? A lot I am sure.

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