Report: Radiation found in whales in Japan, Japan Today, June 15, 2011:
Radioactive cesium was detected in two minke whales caught off the coast of Kushiro, Hokkaido, a whalers’ association said Tuesday.
Radioactive cesium detected from 2 whales+, AP, June 14, 2011:
During the research whaling that started in late April, 17 whales were caught, and researchers examined six of them. Of the six, two were found tainted with 31 becquerels and 24.3 becquerels of cesium per kilogram of whale meat, they said.
Report: Radiation found in whales in Japan, Trend June 14, 2011:
Radioactive caesium was detected from two minke whales caught off a city on the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido, 650 kilometres north-east of a damaged nuclear plant, a news report said Tuesday.
Published: June 15th, 2011 at 1:39 am ET