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reply to post by stirling
So when and where will you start to address these problems and start making life better for everyone?
reply to post by Phage
Have you looked? Here, for example:
I have yet to hear that Cesium is metabolized in any tissue of any organism on this planet.
The efflux rate constant of 137Cs in fishes following uptake from the dissolved and dietary phases ranged between 0.020 and 0.023 d–1. The higher efflux rate in marine fishes compared to those in freshwater fishes may have been due to the ionic regulation in marine teleosts (e.g., high excretion rate to coun-teract the high ambient K+ concentration).
Metabolise is sort of the same as excrete but yes, strontium does bioacummulate much more so than cesium. How much strontium is in the water around Fukushima? How much bioaccumulation is occurring there? More to the point, how much strontium is expected to be found in the waters of the eastern Pacific as a result of the Fukushima disaster?
So, there you go. It takes 36 years to ALMOST fully "excrete"(not metabolize) ONE DOSE of strontium-90 contamination, mind you that is just Strontium-90 after ONE EXPOSURE