Bad news from the annual American Geophysical Union’s Ocean Sciences Meeting in Honolulu. Researchers there announced today that radioactive isotopes from the Fukushima nuclear disaster, when three reactors melted down after the March 11, 2011, Tohoku earthquake and subsequent mega-tsunami, have finally reached the West Coast. John Smith, a research scientist at Canada’s Bedford Institute
Talk of flooding to an Australian these days and you’ll discover just how affected we all were by the 2010–2011 Queensland floods. Nearly forty people lost their lives and $30 billion AUD was racked up in damages. New geologic evidence should similarly concern residents of California according to an article in Scientific American entitled ‘California Megaflood:
Once, when I was in school, I was playing with a salt shaker and began wondering just where the salt came from and how it got here from wherever it was mined, processed, packaged and finally transported to my cafeteria table. I thought at the time that it would make an interesting book (that I
Scientific research has long linked environmental toxins to a variety of cancers. Is autism next?