Title: CHERNOBYL to FUKUSHIMA – Part 3 – A Radiation Biologist’s Story
Uploaded by: eon3
Date: Jun 30, 2011
Description: In the third of five parts of a seminar held at San Francisco State University – April 8, 2011, radiation biologist Natalia Manzurova tells of her experience as a Chernobyl ‘clean up liquidator’ – translated by psychologist Tatiana Mukhamedyarova.
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The dose of radiation exposure was so high that a lot of animals who were exposed to it just went mad… that is they were just… crazy[?]
The dogs that were left in the zone went to the forest… foxes, wolves… started attacking people who were working in the zone
In fact even the hogs in the wild, they also became mad and also started attacking
We were going from Chernobyl where we stayed overnight to Pripyat… one hog attacked our car with such force that we almost went into the ditch in the car
Plutonium and Mickey Mouse
Japan’s nuclear crisis drags on, exposing profound failures both at the company and in national energy policy
Mar 31st 2011 | TOKYO | from the print edition
IT IS daylight, but the darkness inside the headquarters of the world’s biggest privately owned electricity company is sepulchral. Officials, heads bowed, apologise in whispers for the trouble Tokyo Electric Power (TEPCO) has caused. Their 66-year-old boss, Masataka Shimizu, went into hospital on March 30th, suffering from hypertension; he has been absent for much of the past three weeks. In the gloom TEPCO’s logo on the walls of the building resembles a mutant Mickey Mouse….
The risk of reducing the
intelligence quotient (IQ) after irradiation in the most sensitive period (8-15 weeks postconception)
is best described by a reduction coefficient of about 30 IQ points/Gy (for acute
exposure). The threshold for severe mental retardation is about 0.3 Gy.
Plutonium inventory 2010
“On September 20, 2011, the Japan Atomic Energy Commission released the nation’s plutonium inventory data as of the end of 2010. The figures in the data show no marked change from last year, which is reasonable because neither the Tokai Reprocessing Plant nor Rokkasho Reprocessing Plant is in operation.
The newly released data has two notable characteristics. One is that the data includes the total amounts of Japan’s overseas plutonium inventories. Last year’s data are parenthesized. The overseas inventories were not publicized for three years from 2006, and therefore no data are entered for those years in the table. The other characteristic is that the breakdown of stored plutonium and loaded plutonium is newly disclosed.”
Nature fights back!? I also feel more aggressive since Mar 2011. Some people may have similar reaction at high levels of radiation. There are studies regarding the effects of radiation on nervous system. I noticed people got more aggressive in Eastern Europe after Cernobyl.
dont care if their vicious.. and this coming from a human?
harbour disease.. you sound like the gestapo attached to the death camps!!
err im starting to sound like whoopie now
animals are not vicious, they will NOT get as big as godfeckinzilla! lets get this straight! if the level of contamination is that bad it will be the humans biting the “vicious” poodle things! TRUST ME ON THIS ONE!!
I WANT ONE!! even the “vicious! on looks cute! i had a cat that was very feral once.. a ginger female!! my hands are scared permantly! but i loved that vicious brute!! kept the cats, rats,dogs and humans (basically anything that moved) well away!! most useful!!
and i know that the japanese must love these creatures too!! even if some want to shoot them.. same argument about fox`s and badgers in uk… we got bleedin big eagles back that can lift a horse (maybe)! still quite cute!
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