Have you ever seen pictures of animals suffering from radiation poison?
I realize that in an emergency you grab whatever is closest and dearest and leave immediately, but personally, I would not leave without my animals. And I certainly would have gone back for them had that first decision been taken from me, radiation or not. When you take a domesticated animal into your care it is to be so until the end of that animals natural life, or if it is a food animal until it is humanely dispatched, not just until expediency overrides the tacit agreement.
All the people of Fukushima should go home, there is no danger from the radiation levels there, as there are parts of the world where natural background radiation is much higher than was ever experienced at Fukushima or Chernobyl.
He explained: 'Our dogs didn’t get fed for the first few days. When I did eventually feed them, the neighbors’ dogs started going crazy.
'I went over to check on them and found that they were all still tied up. Everyone in town left thinking they would be back home in a week or so, I guess. From then on, I fed all the cats and dogs every day.
Among the animals he rescued was a dog that had been trapped inside a cattle barn for a year and a half.
It had only survived by eating the flesh of cattle that had starved to death. When Mr Matsumura rescued it in the summer of 2012 most of its fur had fallen out.
But thanks to Mr Matsumura's loving care it has made a remarkable recovery and most of its fur has now grown back.
Originally posted by Hopechest
reply to post by Nyiah
Being stupid and ending your life on purpose does not make you a hero.
It makes you a fool.
He should have brought a gun and put these poor creature out of their misery instead of continuing to have them suffer.
Have you ever seen pictures of animals suffering from radiation poisoning..? Go type animals suffering from radiation poisoning into Google images, and guess what the first load of images are of.. Animals suffering radiation poisoning in laboratories..! What does that tell us...
Nature always has a way of surviving despite what we throw at her.. Deformities and such will not last long.
If there was no danger, no one would have been evacuated.
No health effects from Fukushima: Japan researcher
A Japanese government-backed researcher said Friday no health effects from radiation released by the stricken Fukushima nuclear plant have been seen in people living nearby. The pronouncement by Kazuo Sakai of Japan's National Institute of Radiological Sciences is the latest by authorities seeking to quell fears over the long-term effects of the disaster.
Read more at: phys.org...
WHO: Small cancer risk after Fukushima accident
Gerry Thomas, a professor of molecular pathology at Imperial College London, accused the WHO of hyping the cancer risk.
"It's understandable that WHO wants to err on the side of caution, but telling the Japanese about a barely significant personal risk may not be helpful," she said.
Thomas said the WHO report used inflated estimates of radiation doses and didn't properly take into account Japan's quick evacuation of people from Fukushima.
"This will fuel fears in Japan that could be more dangerous than the physical effects of radiation," she said, noting that people living under stress have higher rates of heart problems, suicide and mental illness.
Read more: www.myfoxny.com...
THE MYTH OF PLUTONIUM TOXICITY
Bernard L. Cohen (1/3/1989)
By Bernard L. Cohen, Department of Physics, University of
Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15260.
In spite of the facts we have cited here, facts well known in
the scientific community, the myth of Pu toxicity lingers on.
The news media ignore us, and prefer to continue scaring the
public at every opportunity. They don't recognize the difference
between political issues on which everyone is equally entitled to
an opinion, and scientific issues, which are susceptible to
scientific investigation and proof. The myth may linger forever.
CAS ID #: 7440-07-5
Affected Organ Systems: Hepatic (Liver), Musculoskeletal (Muscles and Skeleton), Respiratory (From the Nose to the Lungs)
Cancer Effects: None
Chemical Classification: Radionuclides (radioactive materials)
Medical doctors at Los Alamos performed studies of workers at Los Alamos and
Rocky Flats who ingested plutonium and retained significant amounts in their
bodies. Results of their studies are included in a report on plutonium
toxicity by the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry and show
formidable health benefits: Much lower incidences of cancer and lung
cancer, much longer lives, etc., etc.
Depleted uranium does not show quite as much benefi as plutonium, and
bureacrats in many agencies are claiming that it is dangerous, to support
Sidenote: I didn't like the story of the 3 days to die with those cows. Surely he could have put them out of their misery?
This guy isn’t a hero he’s a either a narcissist, sadist or someone who doesn’t have the sack to do what’s right.
How terribly sad and tragic these poor creatures are being kept alive just to suffer.
Originally posted by Credenceskynyrd
brave man, and who says the animals he is looking after are suffering? The dogs would have suffered while starving to death/dying of thirst tethered to posts?
How does he get his food as a matter of interest?
Originally posted by daryllyn
reply to post by GaryN
I am not buying it. Sorry, sir.
I have done plenty of my own research.
I don't feel that this debate is worth my time in searching for sources when you clearly couldn't differentiate the difference between background radiation and man made radioactive products that result from the process of nuclear fission.
With that being said, I think that a lot more time needs to pass before the actual results (long term) will be fully realized.