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Drone carrying radioactive material lands on Japanese PM's office in apparent Fukushima protest

5/2/2015 - Japanese police are investigating after a drone seemingly contaminated with radioactive cesium was discovered on the roof of the prime minister's office on April 22. A man has turned himself in, claiming he landed the drone as a protest against Japan's nuclear energy policy. In 2011, a massive earthquake...

Media reports on warm 'blob' in Pacific Ocean pretend it can't be related to huge plume of radioactive waste

4/28/2015 - Media outlets are widely reporting on two recent studies in the journal Geophysical Research Letters describing a giant "blob" of warm water that may be responsible for recent ecological and weather anomalies across the United States -- from California's drought to the East Coast's severe winter to...

Is radioactive food from Fukushima being sent to your grocery store?

4/27/2015 - Food produced in the radioactive exclusion zone around the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant could already be on store shelves around the world, experts have warned. In March 2011, a massive earthquake and tsunami triggered multiple meltdowns at the Japanese plant. Explosions ejected massive...

Pacific Ocean compared to a 'war zone' as sea life ecosystem collapses; radioactive waste continues to pour into the ocean

4/24/2015 - From San Diego to San Francisco, hundreds of sea lions have been washing ashore - dead and dying. "You could equate it to a war zone," said Keith Matassa of the Pacific Marine Mammal Center, noting that the center gets "hundreds of rescue calls a day." In just the first three months of 2015, already...

Soil around Fukushima site remains contaminated with dangerous radioactive waste

4/18/2015 - The soil surrounding the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant remains contaminated with radioactive cesium, with a high risk that those atoms could transfer to food crops, suggests a study conducted by researchers from Kyoto Prefectural University and published in the Journal of Environmental...

Global nuclear industry experiencing a "renaissance" as radioactive waste fills the Pacific Ocean

4/12/2015 - Even as radioactive waste from the Fukushima nuclear disaster continues to pour into the Pacific Ocean, the world's nuclear industry is undergoing a different kind of explosion. "Right now, the nuclear renaissance is happening, and it's happening in East Asia," said Geoffrey Rothwell, an economist...

TEPCO under fire after hiding massive radioactive waste leak at Fukushima for a full year

4/3/2015 - A major bombshell has dropped concerning the failed cleanup efforts at the stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan. The shuttered plant's operator, the Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO), has apparently been hiding for an entire year the fact that radioactive waste has been quietly...

SOEKS radiation meter (Geiger counter) and food nitrate tester reviewed with radioactive uranium ore - Health Ranger science lab

3/17/2015 - For this science lab product review, I've acquired the SOEKS radiation meter and some radioactive uranium ore for testing in my lab. As the photos show below, this affordable, real-time radiation meter does a fantastic job of alerting you to dangerous levels of background radiation that might cause...

Japan orders Fukushima waste to be released into ocean after worker falls into tank of radioactive water and dies

2/15/2015 - With nowhere else to put it and workers constantly being exposed to it, radiation from the stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power facility in Japan has been ordered to be dumped into the ocean by Japanese regulators, according to new reports. This was just two days after a plant employee accidentally...

Researchers find radioactive debris and garbage island large enough to walk on floating in Pacific Ocean

10/3/2014 - Researchers on an expedition to assess the state of plastic pollution in the North Pacific Ocean discovered two disturbing things: an island completely made of trash, large and sturdy enough to walk on; and a piece of radioactive rope floating in the midst of the ocean. The "garbage island" was discovered...

Over 2 trillion becquerels of radioactive waste flowed from Fukushima plant into Pacific in just 10 months

9/15/2014 - At least 2 trillion becquerels' worth of radioactive material flowed from the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant into the Pacific Ocean between August 2013 and May 2014, plant operator Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) has admitted. The rate of release was 10 times higher than TEPCO's...

Nuclear waste explosion at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant spewed radioactive plutonium into the air through ventilation system

9/2/2014 - It is still a mystery why a 55-gallon drum containing nuclear waste exploded in mid-February at the government's Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) in New Mexico. But new reports indicate that, following the explosion, a large mass of what witnesses say looked like a cloud of whipped cream traveled...

Scientists find radioactive cesium, lowered blood cell counts in monkeys living near Fukushima

8/8/2014 - Wild monkeys living near Fukushima, Japan, have detectable levels of radioactive cesium in their bodies, along with lowered blood cell counts that may indicate a hampered immune system, according to a study conducted by researchers from the Nippon Veterinary and Life Science University in Tokyo and...

Area around Fukushima plant is now a 'swamp of radioactive material'

8/1/2014 - Speaking on a radio program, Kyoto University assistant professor Hiroaki Koide commented that the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant has become like a swamp filled with radioactive material. Koide was referring to the fact that, ever since the meltdowns triggered by a March 2011 earthquake and...

TEPCO's cleanup operations spread radioactive cesium to rice paddies more than 12 miles from Fukushima

7/27/2014 - Efforts to remove radioactive waste from the stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant in Japan have merely displaced it to nearby fields growing rice, according to disturbing new reports. The Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) intends to move forward with plans to continue removing contaminated debris...

Fracking contaminates U.S. surface with radioactive waste

7/18/2014 - The petroleum and natural gas extraction process known as hydraulic fracturing is becoming more common in the United States, especially in the East. This method injects water, sand, and chemicals deep into rock formations, creating fractures that allow petroleum and natural gas to migrate toward the...

Fukushima reactor will exceed dangerous temperature in less than a week unless cooling unit is repaired

7/17/2014 - A new leak at the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan must be repaired within about a week, or it could trigger another meltdown. Three of the power plant's six reactors were offline when a massive earthquake and tsunami hit in March 2011. Damage sustained during the disasters...

Cause of illness in Hanford site workers handling radioactive waste remains unknown despite 12,000 air sample tests

7/16/2014 - Workers who fell ill at the nation's largest nuclear waste storage facility are not psychosomatic, say the plant's operators, but the cause of their illness is still unknown. Dozens of cleanup crew members at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation in Washington state have reported symptoms of throat irritation...

Fukushima 'ice wall' can't get cold enough to stop radioactive water flow

7/9/2014 - A Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) project to freeze radioactive water to prevent it from further contaminating surrounding areas and the Pacific Ocean has hit a major snag: the water won't freeze. In March 2011, a massive earthquake and tsunami triggered multiple meltdowns at the Fukushima Daiichi...

Corroded pipe at the Fukushima Daiichi plant found to be leaking radioactive water

7/4/2014 - Emergency cooling measures used in the immediate aftermath of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster have led to the corrosion of a pipe that is now leaking radioactive water and preventing further cleanup of the site, the Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) announced in May. In March 2011, a massive...

Surviving a nuclear catastrophe may soon be easier: Researcher invents formula that blocks radioactive cesium-137 contamination in food and water

7/1/2014 - An independent food science researcher with a privately-owned atomic spectroscopy laboratory has discovered a dietary formula proven to capture radioactive cesium isotopes in food and water. The formula, called "Cesium Eliminator, Formula 137" has widespread applications for enhancing public safety...

Japanese government seeks approval to dump more radioactive groundwater into ocean

4/15/2014 - The Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO), which is currently handling cleanup efforts at the stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant in Japan, is pushing the country's fisheries federation to allow more dumping of radioactive wastewater into the Pacific Ocean. GlobalPost reports that the electric utility...

TEPCO relies on destitute alcoholics to clean up Fukushima; workers bathed in radioactive waste

4/5/2014 - Officials with the Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) have shifted attention away from the energy producer's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant in recent months, leaving a poorly trained, often unskilled and demoralized workforce to take care of the dangerous radiological cleanup there, multiple reports...

Californium could provide a safer way to dispose of nuclear waste

3/31/2014 - Disposing nuclear waste is tricky business; governments today are unsure of how to properly manage and store the toxic byproducts. The radioactive waste just can't be scraped into the garbage and tossed out in a landfill. At minimum, radioactive waste must be sealed in airtight steel or concrete containers...

Missouri residents seek solutions to Coldwater Creek cancer clusters

3/14/2014 - Radioactive waste spills and heavy metal pollution are silent killers that can persist for decades in the environment and go unnoticed as the cause of cancer and degenerative disease. Even EPA and military cleanup crews can struggle for decades to remove penetrating contaminants like radioactive uranium. In...

New highly radioactive water leak detected at Fukushima nuclear power plant

2/28/2014 - More blunders at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power facility in Japan, now defunct, have led to yet another major environmental disaster, indicate new reports. Workers from the Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO), which owns the shuttered utility, apparently forgot to turn off an overflow valve at...

12 potentially life-threatening errors you're making in food preparedness and survival strategies

2/24/2014 - Although armed with good intentions, most preppers and survivalists are making critical errors -- perhaps fatal errors -- in their food preparedness strategies. This article is designed to help you identify and correct those errors as quickly as possible so that you're in good shape before the food...

Radioactive cesium-137 in foods can be blocked during digestion: Health Ranger research breakthrough

2/7/2014 - After many long months of intense R&D efforts in the laboratory, I am ready to make this historical, groundbreaking announcement: I have discovered, documented and validated a combination of five natural substances which can capture and remove radioactive cesium-137 from the digestive tract. This operates...

Scientists predict radioactive cesium-137 from Fukushima to reach North American coast soon

1/27/2014 - Fallout from the Fukushima nuclear power plant disaster in northern Japan in March 2011 continues to mount, as scientists now estimate that radioactive materials from the contaminated site are likely to reach North American shores later this year. "Following the March 2011 Fukushima disaster, large...

Radioactive cesium uptake continues in fish off the coast of Fukushima

1/23/2014 - It has been almost three years, and Fukushima continues to endanger the biosphere. A study published in the October 2013 Journal of Environmental Radioactivity on the effects of the Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant disaster in marine life confirms that radioactive cesium is continuing to be concentrated...

Fukushima harms commerce as Russia rejects radioactive Japanese cars

1/12/2014 - While officials in the United States astoundingly continue to deny that radiation levels originating from Fukushima pose a significant threat to American lives, despite many troubling pieces of evidence, Russia has shown its willingness to refuse radiation-tainted goods by turning away 130 used cars...

After sickening US Navy sailors in 2011, radioactive steam continues to billow from Fukushima reactor

1/9/2014 - It was recently unveiled that U.S. Navy sailors aboard the U.S.S. Ronald Reagan during the time of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster suffered severe radiation poisoning after being left out to sea for months without aid. And new reports indicate that the cause of this nightmarish situation for...

As Fukushima radiation makes landfall on California beaches, Natural News announces lab to test foods for radioactive cesium-137

1/7/2014 - Radiation from Fukushima has reached the shores of California. This has been confirmed by county officials in Half Moon Bay, California, who conducted radiation tests and found a 500% increase in radiation on the beaches there. Alarm has been raised over the past few days thanks to amateur videos...

Stolen cobalt-60 proves how easily dirty bomb materials can be acquired and deployed

12/12/2013 - Privacy abuses and wholesale spying by the National Security Agency notwithstanding, policy analysts and experts generally agree that, for the foreseeable future, a major threat to U.S. national security are weapons of mass destruction. Such weapons are most often classified as being chemical, biological...

Fukushima fiasco: Tepco's risky removal of radioactive fuel could set off uncontrolled chain reaction; emergency delay invoked

11/18/2013 - The Tokyo Electric Power Co. announced it is delaying the relocation of fuel rods from its crippled plant reactors. Work was originally scheduled to begin today due to the fact that fuel rods remain highly vulnerable in the damaged storage pools. Right now, Fukushima is just one earthquake or tidal...

The evidence is clear: Fukushima radiation is still tearing up West Coast of USA

10/27/2013 - As cleanup crews gear themselves up to begin the treacherous task of removing 400 tons of spent fuel from the Fukushima Daiichi Reactor No. 4 in the coming weeks, reports continue to flood in showing that radiation from the stricken plant is still causing major environmental damage all over the world. Particularly...

Fukushima in freefall: radioactive water filters taken offline, Tepco in desperation as leaks just won't stop

8/27/2013 - After a 29-month cover-up, the Tokyo Electric Power Co (Tepco) is now calling for international help and has all but admitted Fukushima's radiation leaks are spiraling out of control. In addition to the leaking water storage units that are unleashing hundreds of tons of radioactive water each day, Tepco...

How we test for radiation across all products at the Natural News Store

8/13/2013 - Because of the worsening situation in Fukushima, we've received a lot of questions from customers concerned about the possibility of residual radiation in nutritional products we sell at the Natural News Store. We're way ahead of ya! Since the opening of the store last year, we have routinely taken...

Fukushima now in state of emergency, leaking 300 tons of radioactive water into the ocean daily

8/13/2013 - Japan's nuclear watchdog has now declared the leak of radioactive water from Fukushima a "state of emergency." Each day, 300 tons of radioactive water seeps into the ocean, and it's now clear that TEPCO has engage in a two-and-a-half-year cover-up of immense magnitude. "I believe it's been leaking...

Exposed: US military deliberately blasted toxic chemicals, radioactive material at Americans in covert war experiment

8/5/2013 - Investigative researcher, sociologist, and secret military experiment expert Lisa Martino-Taylor has uncovered hundreds of documents that she says prove the U.S. military covertly poisoned Americans back in the 1950s and 60s under the guise of defending them against Russian invaders. In what can only...

Fukushima: Radioactive cesium levels jump 9,000 percent in just three days, nobody knows why

7/24/2013 - Some of the highest levels of ionizing radiation yet detected since the disaster first occurred were recently recorded at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power facility in Japan, according to shocking new reports. The Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO), which runs the crippled nuclear plant, says levels...

Fukushima leaking radioactive materials directly into the ocean

7/16/2013 - Breaking news from Tokyo, Japan confirms that levels of cancer-causing cesium-134 are showing up in groundwater samples at rates 90- 110 times higher than all previous readings at the Fukushima disaster zone. The announcements are coming from the Tokyo Electric Power company (TEPCO) who has been monitoring...

Massive, uncontained leak at Fukushima is pouring over 710 billion becquerels of radioactive materials into atmosphere

4/24/2013 - The tsunami-caused nuclear accident at the Fukushima power station in Japan is the disaster that never ends, as new reports indicate that a wealth of new radioactive materials have been spewed into the atmosphere. According to Singapore-based news outlet AsiaOne, the Tokyo Electric Power Co., which...

Dead sea lions washing on shore in California appear to have died from radiation poisoning

4/15/2013 - An unusual surge of stranded dying and dead sea lions (seals) have littered Southern California beaches from Santa Barbara to San Diego since earlier this year. Most of the area newspapers and media outlets have been alarmingly reporting this unusual phenomenon. It's unusual because this is the season...

More than 250 employees axed from Washington nuclear power facility leaking 1,000 gallons per year of radioactive waste

3/28/2013 - Federal budget cuts have prompted the layoff of at least 235 workers at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation in southern Washington, a massive 586-square-mile storage site for radioactive waste located near Richland. But according to the Associated Press (AP), aging underground storage tanks at the facility...

Radioactive recliner chairs, apartment buildings and household goods are not as unusual as you may think - and it's about to get worse

3/17/2013 - The American government has developed a solution for all the excess radioactive metal from the medical industry and military: Make it into belt buckles. Or forks. Even cheese graters are fair game. The stainless steel beverage cups used to avoid the dangers of BPA? Those are threatened with radioactivity...

U.S. government to allow radioactive waste metals to be 'recycled' into consumers products like belt buckles, silverware

2/7/2013 - The federal government is currently in the process of trying to get rid of tens of thousands of tons of radioactive scrap metal it has accumulated over the years from various nuclear testing and wartime activities. And a recent proposal made by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) would lift existing...

Almost half of Fukushima children now have thyroid disorders from radiation poisoning, officials blame 'too much seafood'

12/2/2012 - Not much information comes out of Japan about Fukushima anymore, and the American MSM seems to have forgotten what watered down reporting they had done earlier. But the human suffering has begun in Japan, and even the Japanese government is trying to pretend it's not happening. The curtain is pulled...

Lessons from Fukushima - How to deal with radioactive fallout

8/20/2012 - Over 500 days have passed since the disaster at Fukushima and there has yet to be any transparency as to the true depth of the damage to us and our planet. Reports and findings of actual radiation levels and leaks are elusive at best. If the damage stops right now, this is apparently the second worst...

Enormous, possibly radioactive sinkhole swallows an acre of Louisiana, causes forced evacuations

8/16/2012 - A huge, foul-smelling and potentially radioactive sinkhole has gulped an entire acre of cypress trees south of Baton Rouge, forcing the evacuations of about 150 homes and leading affected residents to file a class-action lawsuit against the Texas Brine Co. for its alleged responsibility. "On Friday,...

Southern California seaweed tests over 500 percent higher for radioactive iodine-131 than anywhere else in US

7/12/2012 - High levels of radiation from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster reached Pacific shores just days after the catastrophe occurred, according to a recent study published in the journal Environmental Science & Technology. Tests conducted on samples of Macrocystis pyrifera, also known as Giant kelp,...

Radioactive buckyballs from Fukushima invade California beaches

6/17/2012 - As the fallout - no pun intended - from Japan's tsunami-damaged nuclear reactors at its Fukushima complex continues to worsen, scientists are now concerned about another related phenomenon that appears to be invading the U.S. West Coast - buckyballs. What, exactly, are those? According to a recent...

Thyroid medical scans use radioactive dye, now linked to permanent thyroid damage

2/1/2012 - Cardiac computed tomography (CT) and other medical scans sometimes involve injecting a radioactive iodide dye into the bloodstreams of patients in order to highlight the produced images. But a new study published in the journal Archives of Internal Medicine has revealed that this radioactive dye can...

Radioactive tissue holders found at Bed, Bath & Beyond reveal hypocrisy of failed national security

1/16/2012 - The Dual Ridge Metal Boutique tissue boxes sold at Bed, Bath & Beyond stores have been discovered to be radioactive. Made with the extremely dangerous material used to blast cancer tumors with radiation -- cobalt-60 -- they emit gamma rays that are known to cause both cancer and infertility. They were...

Bed, Bath & Beyond pulls radioactive tissue holders off shelves

1/15/2012 - The Bed, Bath & Beyond company has announced that it is pulling all Dual Ridge Metal Boutique tissue holders, model number DR9M, from its website, and from the 200 stores across the US and Canada that have been selling the product since July, after the products were discovered to be radioactive. Though...

Fukushima fallout: Japanese company recalls powdered baby milk after detecting high levels of radioactive cesium

12/8/2011 - The disastrous effects of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear catastrophe are still emerging nearly a year after the fact, as a popular Japanese baby formula company has now announced a massive recall of baby food tainted with radiation. Meiji Holdings Co., maker of Meiji Step infant powder (Meiji Step is...

Report: 45 tons of highly radioactive water leaked from Fukushima

12/7/2011 - The woes of Fukushima are far from over as the plant's owner, the Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO), announced recently that a purification mechanism has leaked at least 45 tons of highly radioactive water, some of which ended up flowing directly into the ocean. TEPCO officials are reportedly in...

FDA allows conventional meat and produce to be blasted with radioactive nuclear waste, treated with virus 'cocktails'

11/15/2011 - The use of pesticides and the presence of genetically-modified organisms (GMOs) are not the only major differentiating factors between conventional food and organic food. According to GreenMedInfo.com, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) allows the conventional food supply to be irradiated with...

Japan's radioactive cars selling at auctions without notice

11/8/2011 - Having up to 20 times the permissible level of radiation, more than 600 cars from plants near the Fukushima nuclear disaster in Japan have been retained from export. However, many dealers are still selling suspicious cars at dump prices to the domestic used car market. Japan has a major export business...

Report: US topsoil contains levels of radioactive cesium up to 10,000 percent higher than previously believed

11/3/2011 - Few in the mainstream media are talking about it these days, but radiation from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster is still spewing into and contaminating the environment. And a professional engineer from Worcester Polytechnic Institute's (WPI) Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering says...

Greenpeace puts pressure on Japan to tighten radiation restrictions after more than half of tested seafood shows up positive for radioactive cesium

10/31/2011 - Recent tests conducted by the environmental advocacy group Greenpeace have found that more than half of all seafood being sold across eastern Japan is contaminated with radioactive cesium. And because there is no mandatory labeling of food products that have been screened for radiation, Japanese consumers...

Tokyo to become dumping ground for radioactive rubble from Fukushima disaster

10/22/2011 - Authorities from Fukushima and other disaster-stricken areas in Japan say they do not have the capacity to process and dispose of all the radioactive rubble left over from the massive earthquake and tsunami that struck back in March. A large portion of that waste is going to be transferred to Tokyo,...

Thyroid madness

10/8/2011 - Most of us today understand the often total madness of allopathic doctors and the institutions that support them. Nowhere is this more evident than in how contemporary medicine views and treats thyroid cancer. Overtreatment of thyroid cancer with radioactive iodine is rampant even though there is substantial...

Nearly half of children living in Fukushima region have radioactive iodine in their thyroid glands

8/31/2011 - An anonymous official from the Japanese government recently came forward with the startling results of radiation tests conducted on children shortly after the disastrous earthquake and tsunami struck the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear facility. According to www.dawn.com the official revealed that 45 percent...

Fukushima radioactive caesium leaks 'equal 168 Hiroshimas'

8/30/2011 - Japan's government recently estimated that the amount of radioactive caesium-137 released by the Fukushima nuclear disaster thus far is equal to that of 168 Hiroshima bombs. Caesium-137 is a radioactive isotope of caesium which is formed as a fission product by nuclear fission. Like all radionuclides,...

Japan's never ending nuclear nightmare

7/27/2011 - Lauren Moret told us that, "On the night of June 14, a nuclear incident occurred in the Reactor 3 building in the spent fuel pool when huge bursts of gamma ray fluorescence lit up the night sky and turned the reactor building as bright as the sun, indicating the spent fuel rods and melted uranium and...

Laws of physics must be rewritten: Mysterious sun particles alter radioactive decay on Earth

7/24/2011 - The scientific process, as any experienced researcher can attest, provides a kind of road map through the forest of the natural world. By developing hypotheses and designing methods by which to test them, we use the scientific process to make the abstract world more concrete. Once we clarify our...

Report: North Carolina nuclear facility with superheated uranium leaking ten gallons of radioactive cooling water per hour

7/10/2011 - A nuclear research reactor at North Carolina State University (NCSU) in Raleigh, NC, was recently shut down after it was discovered that the plant has been leaking about ten gallons of nuclear cooling water per hour for at least the past week. Officials from the university, however, claim that the leak,...

Tests reveal radioactive urine in Japanese residents

6/28/2011 - Doctors from Watari Hospital in Fukushima, Japan, recently conducted tests on residents living in two Japanese towns located about 25 miles from the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power facility, and discovered that all of them had radioactive particles in their urine. This shocking discovery reveals...

Phytoremediation: You can grow plants that help eliminate radiation in the soil

6/19/2011 - Concerns about radioactive materials accumulating in soil and water since the nuclear accident in Japan this year have led individuals to look at natural ways to clean their property of possible radiation. One method worthy of examination is phytoremediation. Phytoremediation uses plants to detoxify...

Land around Fukushima now radioactive dead zone; resembles target struck by atomic bomb

5/31/2011 - It is nothing short of astonishing that the nuclear catastrophe we've all been told was "no big deal" has now escalated into the worst nuclear disaster in the history of human civilization. It's so bad now that soil samples taken from outside the 12-mile exclusion zone (the zone considered safe enough...

Radioactive mountain tops

5/10/2011 - Several Japanese are crying out about what is going on in Japan. Hirose Takashi is telling us that, "The nuclear power plants in Japan are aging rapidly; like cyborgs, they are barely kept in operation by a continuous replacement of parts. And now that Japan has entered a period of earthquake activity...

Nuclear plant workers release unknown amount of radioactive tritium into Mississippi River

5/6/2011 - Workers at the Grand Gulf Nuclear Plant in Port Gibson, Miss., last Thursday released a large amount of radioactive tritium directly into the Mississippi River, according to the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), and experts are currently trying to sort out the situation. An investigation is currently...

As radioactive fallout skyrockets, NaturalNews advises readers to consider precautionary doses of iodine, bentonite clay and zeolites

4/25/2011 - Based on the accumulation of information from multiple sources, it is now clear that the true scope of the Fukushima disaster has been greatly downplayed by both the Japanese and U.S. governments. NaturalNews is now urging its readers to begin taking regular, safe doses of three things: Natural iodine...

Nuclear weather worsens

4/20/2011 - Every day the news gets worse. Today it was robots telling us that radiation is so hot inside the nuclear plant in Japan that workers will have a hard to impossible time to work in certain areas to recover the plant from worst case scenarios. Radiation levels are just heading up across the board and...

Fukushima radiation taints US milk supplies at levels 2000 percent higher than EPA maximums

4/11/2011 4:53:57 PM - The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) continues to release new data showing that various milk and water supply samples from across the US are testing increasingly high for radioactive elements such as Iodine-131, Cesium-134, and Cesium-137, all of which are being emitted from the ongoing Fukushima...

The cesium deception: Why the mainstream media is mostly reporting iodine levels, not radioactive cesium

4/7/2011 - Virtually all the numbers you're seeing about the radioactivity coming out of Fukushima are based on iodine-131 which only has a half-life of 8 days, not the far more dangerous cesium-137 which has a half-life of 30 years. So while the mainstream media reports that "radiation levels are falling rapidly"...

Fukushima dumping of radioactive water into Pacific Ocean violates international law

4/6/2011 - The mass dumping of highly radioactive water (measured at 7.5 million times the normal allowed levels) into the Pacific Ocean is not just an environmental disaster; it's also a violation of international law. The Convention on the Prevention of Marine Pollution by Dumping of Wastes and Other Matter,...

Fukushima is now the radioactive Deepwater Horizon of the Pacific

4/5/2011 - With its massive, ongoing release of radioactive water into the Pacific Ocean, Fukushima has become the Deepwater Horizon of the Pacific. As finally admitted by Japanese authorities, Fukushima is releasing massive quantities of radioactive material into the ocean on an ongoing basis. This highly...

EPA to raise limits for radiation exposure while Canada turns off fallout detectors

4/5/2011 - The mass radioactive contamination of our planet is now under way thanks to the astonishing actions taking place at the Fukushima nuclear facility in Japan. As of last night, TEPCO announced it is releasing 10,000 tons of radioactive water directly into the Pacific Ocean. That 2.4 million gallons of...

Fukushima disaster escalates with reports of plutonium in soil, radioactive water spilling into ocean

3/31/2011 - All the indicators of a full-fledged nuclear fallout of epic proportions seem to be falling into place as officials at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant have now announced that deadly plutonium has been detected both inside and outside the plant's facilities. Levels of radiation 1,150 times...

Fukushima beyond point of no return as radioactive core melts through containment vessel

3/30/2011 - The battle to save the Fukushima nuclear power plant now appears lost as the radioactive core from Reactor No. 2 has melted through the containment vessel and dropped into the concrete basement of the reactor structure. This is "raising fears of a major release of radiation at the site," reports The...

Fukushima update: False radiation readings, radioactive water and anti-nuclear protesters

3/27/2011 - Here's the latest on the Fukushima nuclear power plant situation as it is unfolding in Japan: • Yesterday Japanese nuclear power officials announced that radiation levels in Reactor No. 2 had risen to 10 million times the "normal" level. This was widely reported in the BBC and elsewhere (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-12872707)....

Radioactive fallout from Fukushima approaching same levels as Chernobyl

3/24/2011 10:26:01 PM - Despite all the desperate efforts by world governments to downplay the severity of the release of radioactive material from Fukushima, world radiation sensors are revealing the ugly truth about the Fukushima catastrophe that the nuclear industry doesn't want you to know: The radioactive fallout is now...

Lethal in Japan - the real story on radiation

3/24/2011 - The headlines we wake up to Monday morning say: A new column of smoke rising from an overheating nuclear plant in Japan drove workers out of the smoldering site dented hopes for a breakthrough in the post-quake atomic crisis raising the risk of uncontrolled radiation. The World Health Organization said...

Doctors use Fukushima-like radiation to "treat" thyroid disorders

3/22/2011 - Japan has been reporting for several days that much of the raw milk being produced in the Fukushima province is now radioactive. This raises today's quiz question: If the FDA were operating in Japan, what would they do about this raw, radioactive milk? Answer: They would seize it because it's RAW,...

Food, water now radioactive in Japan; sales halted while governments play the radiation doublespeak game

3/19/2011 - As the situation in Fukushima continues to deteriorate, radiation levels keep rising. Now the food and water near (and inside) Tokyo is becoming irradiated. Reuters reports that the water in Tokyo is now contaminated with radioactive iodine (http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/03/19/us-japan-water-idUSTRE72I29J20110319). AP...

Its Getting Worse in Tokyo

3/19/2011 - On March 15 Michi Okugawa wrote, "The situation in Tokyo is getting worse. The number of people who are panicking is increasing with more and more people trying to get out of Tokyo or out of the country. The nuclear plant explosion is having a large effect in our daily lives. The biggest problem is...

Precautionary and restorative measures to take in the event of radioactive contamination

3/17/2011 - At time of this writing, radioactive clouds from the Japanese nuclear disaster were expected to hit the western United States within days. Though part of the radiation is expected to dissipate over the ocean, some estimates are forecasting radiation exposure levels of 750 RADS or more. By comparison,...

Protocol for Nuclear Contamination: Iodine, Glutathione, Chelation, Clay, Baking Soda

3/17/2011 - The protocol: Iodine - Glutathione - Natural Chelation - Clay - Baking Soda. On Sunday, when I first released this protocol I said that it is too early to call everyone in North America to prepare for a radiation cloud streaming down radioactive particles from the accident in Japan. According to the...

Iodine for Radiation Exposure: Practical Solutions You Need to Know

3/16/2011 - It is an especially important moment for parents around the world to sit up and take notice of what they will need to do to protect their children against the toxicities that are threatening them from many sources. Now we have a nuclear energy plant with four reactors going completely out of control...

Thyroid cancer patients turned into walking dirty bombs after drinking radioactive poison as cancer therapy

10/21/2010 - My, you look glowing today! Cancer patients who receive radiation of their thyroid glands by being given radioactive iodine are highly radioactive for up to a week following their release from the hospital -- and they end up irradiating not just hospital rooms but also other patients, friends and family...

Consumer Goods Made With Radioactive Metals

11/4/2009 - A lack of regulatory oversight has led to massive quantities of radioactive metal entering the U.S. raw materials supply, meaning that many consumer products may expose users to dangerous levels of radiation, a Scripps Howard News Service investigation has found. In the past 11 years, scandals have...

Hospitals Become Major Source of Nuclear Waste

2/24/2009 - Hospitals have become a major source of nuclear waste in the United States, producing and storing millions of radioactive materials each year with no long-term disposal plan. Experts increasingly fear that such waste could pose health hazards or be stolen by terrorists and used to build dirty bombs. "Instead...

Radioactive Medical Devices Could be Used to Make Dirty Bombs

1/15/2009 - The radioactive devices used in medical centers across the country could pose an attractive target for terrorists seeking to make dirty bombs, according to a report by a panel of the U.S. National Research council. In a report commissioned by Congress, the council suggests phasing out the 5,000 most...

Bomb Drops on Big Island a Public Health Concern for Hawaiians

2/12/2008 - In a recent press release, a Hawaiian peace group, Malu Aina ("Land of Peace") www.malu-aina.org issued a public statement on the bombings of a military training area on the Big Island of Hawaii. The monthly exercises involve United States Air Force B-2 stealth aircraft dropping bombs on the Pohakuloa...

Radioactive scorpion venom for fighting cancer (press release)

8/29/2006 - Providence, Rhode Island--Health physicists are establishing safe procedures for a promising experimental brain-cancer therapy which uses a radioactive version of a protein found in scorpion venom. For many, this will conjure images of Spiderman's nemesis, the Scorpion. The purpose of this work is not...

Patients set off airport bomb detectors after radioactive iodine therapy

8/4/2006 - A British man who received radioactive iodine treatments for an overactive thyroid was recently detained at the Orlando airport and strip-searched after he set off an airport alarm. After the 46-year-old man was extensively questioned by security guards, he remembered the medical treatments he'd...

Protect your health (and your thyroid) with potassium iodide in case of a nuclear emergency or terrorism event

10/12/2005 - Like September 11, 2001, the 2005 terrorist attacks in London once again reminded the Western hemisphere that even the countries that wield tremendous military power are not immune to terrorism. Though the London attacks did not involve nuclear weapons, there is always the chance that future terrorist...

Today's pharmaceutical industry mirrors the hyping and marketing of radioactive products in the early 1900's

7/21/2004 - At the turn of the 20th century, radioactive products were thought to be good for you. Manufacturers made, marketed and sold products like radioactive tablets (designed to give you more energy!), radioactive water storage containers, and even radioactive bottled water. Many of the people behind the...

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