"About 45 tons of radioactive water has reportedly leaked out of the Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan, that was badly damaged in March’s earthquake and tsunami. Some of the toxic water may have found its way into the ocean during the weekend."
While this leak is not on the scale of previous ones, how will this affect Japanese marine life and food sources? How will it affect global food?
"Japan maintains one of the world’s largest fishing fleets and accounts for nearly 15% of the global catch" (Wikipedia)
Besides potentially tainted exports, how far can contamination spread through ocean currents? Will dilution be the solution?
While the sensational stories of the devastating earthquake and subsequent tsunami in March are slowing, one must continue to press for answers in this crisis which continues to unfold even as mainstream attention wanes.
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