Wednesday, April 13, 2011

An Essay Explaining Why Fukushima Matters to You

http://www.globalresearch.ca/index.php?context=va&aid=24292


Global Research has an essay (linked above) posted on how Fukushima radiation is spreading worldwide. It is a nice overview.


Levels of radiation outside of Japan are still "low" but cumulative exposure from air, food, water, etc will increase risks for cancer, birth defects, immunological problems, etc.


The cummulative and damaging effects of ionizing radiation have been well documented. Here are some relevant cites:


Overview discussions:


http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2011/apr/11/nuclear-apologists-radiation


http://www.truth-out.org/radiation-detected-milk-air-and-water-america-safe


http://www.nirs.org/reactorwatch/accidents/ecrrriskmodelandradiationfromfukushima.pdf


Site dedicated to the subject


http://www.llrc.org/


Research studies


Effects of Low Doses and Low Dose Rates of External Ionizing Radiation: Cancer Mortality among Nuclear Industry Workers in Three Countries


http://www.rrjournal.org/doi/abs/10.1667/0033-7587%282003%29159%5B0567%3ANADEOE%5D2.0.CO%3B2


here is a link to a research study on the dangers of mixed-oxide fuel


http://www.nci.org/PDF/lyman-mox-sgs.pdf


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