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Last post here

This will be the last post at “The Briny Deep,” which is discontinued as of today. ¬†Thanks to everyone who has followed the bl0g and retweeted.

— David Ritchie

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Pay attention to that last sentence …

The one that starts, “Children who evacuated …”:

http://enenews.com/japanese-journalists-call-for-evacuating-children-from-tokyo-causing-controversy-insists-area-has-a-significant-degree-of-radiation-contamination

(c) 2012 David Ritchie

David Ritchie is an environmental blogger. Contact: kwriter@asia.com.

A symbolic gesture, but at least it’s something

Citizens’ group to brighten Fukushima with cherry blossoms:

http://ajw.asahi.com/article/0311disaster/life_and_death/AJ201207050018

(c) 2012 David Ritchie

David Ritchie is an environmental blogger. Contact: kwriter@asia.com.

‘Radioactive nightmare’: a view from California

California’s getting alarmed:

http://www.enviroreporter.com/investigations/fukushima/a-radioactive-nightmare/

(c) 2012 David Ritchie

David Ritchie is an environmental blogger. Contact: kwriter@asia.com.

Japan’s new hazard: radioactive mud

Cesium is building up in mud from lakes and Tokyo Bay:

https://ajw.asahi.com/article/0311disaster/fukushima/AJ201207050068

(c) 2012 David Ritchie

David Ritchie is an environmental blogger. Contact: kwriter@asia.com.

In case you wonder what a wrecked fuel pool looks like …

Here is Fukushima no. 4, as seen from above:

http://enenews.com/remaining-portion-spent-fuel-pool-4-kyodo-helicopter-photos

And inside that mess is enough radioactivity to kill a continent — if not more.

(c) 2012 David Ritchie

David Ritchie is an environmental blogger. Contact: kwriter@asia.com.

Quite a drop …

Reactor area thought to have sunk half a meter:

http://enenews.com/wall-st-journal-area-around-fukushima-daiichi-sank-half-a-meter-after-311-quake

(c) 2012 David Ritchie

David Ritchie is an environmental blogger. Contact: kwriter@asia.com.