News about nuclear accident in Fukushima in April 2011

Radioactive news 26 April 2011

  • Tepco To Flood Damaged Reactors With Water

    Recovery workers at Japan's quake-hit Fukushima Daiichi nuclear-power complex are preparing to flood damaged reactors with thousands of tons of additional water in an extraordinary step to cool them, despite worries that leaks could result and exacerbate dangerous conditions at the site.

  • The Reality of Environmental Destruction; Nature Doesn't Care What You Believe

    Richard William Posner Activist Post A Simple, Fun Project You Can Try At Home! For those of you who believe that global environmental issues are something you needn't think about, I have a small experiment you can try that might serve to enlighten you. Hop in your 10-mpg SUV and motor on down to that most magnificent monster of monuments to consumerism, your local WalMart, and buy yourself a fishbowl. Not an aquarium, just a regular little goldfish bowl. Then, so you’ll have a reason for owning a fishbowl, purchase a few goldfish. Don't get anything fancy or expensive. This is not a long-term investment. Get a little fish food while you’re at it. You won’t need much.

  • West is at Mercy of Stuxnet, German Analyst Hints

    German cyber-security expert Ralph Langner, who helped unravel the Stuxnet virus, told a global audience in March that the worm could be used as a weapon of mass destruction against targets in the West. At the end of his presentation on the subject, Langner arguably seemed to hint at the possibility that Israel is part of the danger.

  • Is a Rogue Computer Virus Shutting Down Nuclear Plants Worldwide?

    And the Telegraph noted last month: A showreel played at a retirement party for the head of the Israeli Defence Forces has strengthened claims the country's security forces were responsible for a cyber attack on the Iranian nuclear programme. The video of Lieutenant General Gabi Ashkenazi's operational successes included references to Stuxnet, a computer virus that disrupted the Natanz nuclear enrichment site last year, Ha'aretz reported. Although Israel has not officially accepted responsibility for the Stuxnet attack, evidence of its role has been mounting since it was first discovered last July.

  • Japan Radiation Forecast For Late April

    Japan Fukusjhima Nuclear Radiation Fallout Cloud Forecast For Xenon For Aprile 25th, April 26th, April 27th, April 28th, April 29th And April 30th 2011

  • Bioaccumulation: Why Fukushima Matters

    What is Bioaccumulation? Simply Stated - All living organisms are connected to each other through a food chain. It takes more organisms in the beginning of a food chain to support a smaller number of organisms at the end of the chain. Where bioaccumulation refers to how pollutants enter a food chain; biomagnification refers to the tendency of pollutants to concentrate as they move from one trophic level to the next, up the “food chain.” * Bioaccumulation refers to how pollutants enter a food chain * Biomagnification refers to the tendency of pollutants to concentrate


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