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Submission + - Japan finds radiation traces in whales (globalsaskatoon.com)

mdsolar writes: "

Japanese whale hunters have found traces of radioactive caesium in two of the ocean giants recently harpooned off its shores in the Pacific Ocean, a fisheries agency official said Wednesday. Two minke whales culled off the northern island of Hokkaido showed readings of 31 becquerels and 24.3 becquerels of caesium per kilogram, he said, adding that the cause may be the accident at the Fukushima nuclear plant.

That is 650 km away from the nuclear disaster."

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Japan finds radiation traces in whales

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