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Jan 09, 2014

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Piccaso

First photo is photo-shopped.


Same squid as picture 3, however; much larger. And the contrast is obvious.

G.R.L. Cowan

CB, Jim McCluskey -- any government-funded scientists downplaying Fukushima are speaking against their paymaster's financial interest. It is most certainly not true that "scientists ... will say whatever they are told to say"; that's one of the things that makes science so special.

At http://www.biogeosciences.net/10/5601/2013/bg-10-5601-2013.pdf they estimate total Fukushima contamination of the ocean based on numerous surface measurements. The result, 7.1 ± 1.4 PBq of radiocesium, is an amount I like to call 0.71 ± 0.14 fukushimas, where 1 fukushima is defined as the ionizing radiation power of 10 PBq of cesium-137. (They also estimate there was 11.1 ± 2.2 PBq of iodine-131, but that of course has long since spent itself.)

Now, how much is 10 PBq of cesium-137? Enough to increase the ocean's radioactivity from 1700000 fukushimas to 1700001!

The rest is naturally occurring uranium-plus-daughters, 300000 fukushimas worth, and potassium-40, 1.4 million fukushimas.

So all claims that the Pacific are showing any Fukushima effects at all, beyond those detectable with very sensitive instruments, are akin to someone dipping his finger in it, tasting, and saying it's saltier since the Titanic went down. (Because the Titanic, after all, had saltshakers in its pantries.)

CB

While I'm not completely sold that all the recent hype is caused by fukushima there are other stories out there. What about the star fish die off along the entire west coast? What about the large quantities seals and sea lions with skin lesions that are turning up? What about the big seal pup die off earlier in 2013? And as far as the scientists, they depend on money grants that mainly come from the government and will say whatever they are told to say to keep the money rolling in.

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All,

I am a chemical engineer, I have run statistics on two years of fish kills due to algae blooms, red tide and hypoxia in Florida and I am coming up with a strong statistical link between locations of Doppler Microwave Radar Towers and damaged biology. These weather and military towers are pulsing 250,000 to 3,000,000(military) of polarized microwave radiation into the atmosphere 24/7, many times overlapping 3-5 towers. Based upon my data it appears the Dopplers may be gradually energizing the overhead atmosphere which in turn is increasing ionization of the surroundings. I have research on my blog @ darkmattersalot

Hiroshi Suzuki

Study: Dead sea creatures cover 98 percent of ocean floor off California coast; up from 1 percent before Fukushima
January 02, 2014 (NaturalNews)

The number of dead sea creatures blanketing the floor of the Pacific is higher than it has ever been in the 24 years that monitoring has taken place, a phenomenon that the data suggests is a direct consequence of nuclear fallout from Fukushima.

In March 2012, less than 1 percent of the seafloor off California coast was covered in dead sea salps.
By July 2012, more than 98 percent of the seafloor off California coast was covered in the decomposing organisms.

NO more sea life means NO more oxygen in our atmosphere.
Human life is dependent upon healthy oceans, the life of which provides the oxygen that we all need to breathe and survive.

Pete Thomas

Thanks, Jim. I've added a link to address your point. The scientists who did the recent study are from UC Santa Cruz and Stony Brook University.

Jim McCluskey

Statements that are not backed up by accurate references are of very limited usefulness, for example you write "recent assurances by scientists that very low levels of radiation first detected two years ago have since diminished and are far below levels that are considered unsafe". What scientists and who do they work for? What is the reference?

Best wishes,

Jim.

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