Sailor’s horrific Pacific journey goes viral, smashes record — Picked up by The Guardian, USA Today, many more… All fail to mention ongoing crisis at Fukushima, by far world’s largest release of radioactivity into ocean

Japan Journalist: Melted nuclear fuel sank into the ground under Fukushima reactors — Irradiated groundwater is flowing into ocean through sea-bottom springs, it’s too late to do anything about this (PHOTO)

Japan Study: “Contamination levels are possibly higher than Chernobyl” from Fukushima disaster — Human health must be carefully and continuously monitored — Highly contaminated river soil in Tokyo metropolitan area

Japan Diplomat: Concern fuel rods in Unit 4 pool are damaged — “Have they moved”? — Transfer process could go on for decades, not months

Fukushima plant “braces for super-typhoon” — Officials admit “tough situation” could occur — More workers may be drafted in — Cesium levels already spiking in ocean

AP: Japan cancer surgeon in fear of what’s to come after Fukushima disaster — “A terrible thing has happened, but people don’t realize it at all”

Washington Post: It’s an environmental disaster, radioactivity levels in ocean hundreds of times above normal — NHK: Countries around Pacific worried about ongoing Fukushima leaks, gov’t wants testing up to 3,000 km offshore (VIDEO)

Newspapers: Fukushima problems causing concern in U.S. as radionuclides cross Pacific — EPA: ‘No comment’ on projections of radioactive plume hitting West Coast — California residents beg officials to act

Nuclear Engineer: Pyrophoric fire may have already occurred at Fukushima Unit 4 spent fuel pool — Explosion possibly due to rods not being covered with water (AUDIO)

CBS Evening News: Nuclear engineer fired — Warning about blast “very similar to explosion you saw at Fukushima” in U.S. — Comparison left out when aired by CBS ‘This Morning’ (VIDEO)

New breaches at Fukushima flowing into Pacific? NY Times: It’s most likely “radioactive particles scattered on ground, possibly by explosions” — LA Times: Already 60 billion becquerels going directly into ocean every day (VIDEO)

Fukushima Workers: There was a collapse at plant due to typhoon — Not revealed by Tepco — Worry that upcoming storm to cause more damage

Powerful Typhoon Francisco on track for Fukushima — Typhoon Lekima develops in Pacific — Concern storms may collide, “It’s called the Fujiwara effect” — Both could hit east coast of Japan later in week (VIDEO)

LA Times: “Plutonium having melted and dropping somewhere” is suspected to be causing contamination of underground water at Fukushima -Japan nuclear professor

Japan Times: “Plague of radioactive water” from Fukushima; Will need monitoring for next 100 years, maybe even longer — WSJ: Alarm over recent Tepco alert, could be quite bad; Yttrium at 200,000 Bq/liter in groundwater

Japan Times: “The great unknown” — Where will nuclear fuel be found after “melt-through” at 3 Fukushima reactors? Official Expert: Humans may have to hunt for corium after raising limits on radiation exposure

“Gravest situation since 2011 Fukushima accident” — Nuclear Expert: Emergency effort needed at plant; “I can’t make out just why Japan reluctant to take strong measures”

Sailor: “After we left Japan, it felt as if the ocean itself was dead” — Nothing alive for over 3,000 miles — No longer saw turtles, dolphins, sharks, birds — Saw one whale, it appeared helpless with big tumor on head

Japan Professor: It’s such a dangerous situation for other countries — Gundersen: Gov’t does not want an adequate solution for crisis at Fukushima; Fear of it being found out just how bad things really are at plant? (VIDEO)

CNN: Scientists puzzled as rare ‘sea monsters’ wash ashore in Southern California — Expert: 2 giant oarfish and saber-toothed whale in a week… “What is going on?” (VIDEO)

TV: Concerns about rain on U.S. West Coast having Fukushima contamination — “The monitoring effort, our vigilance, should be stepped up” (VIDEO)

Super typhoon on course for Japan — Winds up to 190 mph, could soon be Category 5 storm — “May follow Typhoon Wipha’s path” … “Developed in a similar area” (VIDEO)