Contamination levels were particularly high among species dwelling at the bottom of the ocean, as sinking radioactive materials tainted the seafood, the research showed. The findings, published today in the journal Science, suggest there is a continued source of radiation from the seafloor that will have a lasting impact, said Ken Buesseler, the study’s author.
In waters off Fukushima, where there is a ban on fishing for bottom-dwelling species, 40 percent of fish are above the limit for human consumption based on Japanese regulatory limits, Buesseler said.
Originally posted by H1ght3chHippie
Wow !! They are *still* contaminated ?!
That is very much surprising given the half-life period of Cesium 137, which is 30.000 years.
Did they really think it's getting less after a year ? Morons.edit on 26-10-2012 by H1ght3chHippie because: (no reason given)