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New online database at toxic-menu.org

The new online database at www.toxic-menu.org with scientific papers on human health risks from consuming whale & dolphin meat primarily serves medical doctors, government agencies and consumers in whaling countries.  Read More →


New Japanese seafood alert after radiation spill

http://www.fishupdate.com/news/fullstory.php/aid/20075  Read More →


Radioactive Bluefin Tuna Caught Off California Coast

http://samuel-warde.com/2013/08/radioactive-bluefin-tuna-caught-off-california-coast/ Related articles Radioactive Bluefin Tuna Caught Off California Coast  Read More →


Does Inorganic Mercury Play a Role in Alzheimer’s Disease?

A Systematic Review and an Integrated Molecular Mechanism. http://iospress.metapress.com/content/j33p87808363493j/fulltext.pdf  Read More →


Fishing for Answers off Fukushima Japan fisheries data provides a look at how the ocean is faring 18 months after the worst accidental release of radiation to the ocean in history

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Relations Office media@whoi.edu October 25, 2012 (508) 289-3340 Japan’s “triple disaster,” as it has become known, began on March 11, 2011, and remains unprecedented in its scope and complexity. To understand the lingering effects and potential public health implications of that chain of events, scientists are turning to a diverse and widespread sentinel... [Read More]


Study: mercury passes limits in global ‘hot spots’

The Biodiversity Research Institute has released a new scientific report that indicates mercury contamination in humans and fish “regularly exceed health advisory guidelines.” http://www.seafoodsource.com/newsarticledetail.aspx?id=19119&utm_source=Informz&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=Insert+Campaign+Name+here  Read More →


水銀規制条約まとまり“水俣条約”に

1月19日 17時24分 水俣病の原因となった水銀の使用や輸出入などを国際的に規制する新たな条約の制定に向けてスイスで開かれている国連の会議で、日本時間の19日に条文が決まり、名称は水俣病の教訓を生かしたいとして「水俣条約」に決まりました。 世界の水銀を巡っては、途上国を中心に環境汚染や健康被害が問題となっていて、3年前から水銀の使用や輸出入を規制する新たな国際条約について議論が始まり、今月13日にスイスのジュネーブで始まった国連の会議で、条文の合意に向けて協議を続けてきました。... [Read More]