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March 2018 InFORMal Update

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Dr. Cullen on The Agenda with Steve Paikin

Air Date: Jan 30, 2018
Length: 18:19

About This Video
Seven years ago, a 9.0 magnitude earthquake followed by a massive tsunami led to three nuclear reactor meltdowns and a series of explosions at the Fukushima Daiichi plant in Japan. More than 90 per cent of the resulting radiation went into the Pacific Ocean. Years later, that radiation slowly made its way to Canadian shores. Steve Paikin welcomes the chemical oceanographer tracking the disaster’s ocean contamination to learn the effects of the radiation.

Japan’s nuclear disaster didn’t affect fish or human health: B.C. scientist

by Camille Bains
The Canadian Press
Originally published in The Globe and Mail
14 Sept 2017

Radioactive contamination following a nuclear power-plant disaster in Japan never reached unsafe levels in the north Pacific Ocean for either marine life or human health, says a British Columbia scientist. Continue reading Japan’s nuclear disaster didn’t affect fish or human health: B.C. scientist

Sandspit water watchers’ story goes Canada-wide

Mother-daughter team Megan Ives, front, and Sian Nalleweg, will be featured in the Canada In a Day special airing on CTV this July 1 and 2. Since November 2014, the pair have waded out to Grassy Island near Sandspit to take water samples looking for radiation from the Fukushima Daiichi disaster. (Submitted)

 

Sian Nalleweg and Megan Ives’ work for Fukushima InFORM featured by CTV’s Canada In a Day. Continue reading Sandspit water watchers’ story goes Canada-wide