Tag: radioactive

September 9, 2020

Fukushima’s radioactive soil contaminates snakes

The first thing Hannah Gerke noticed in her research area was the lushness. Plants in yards and along roads were overgrown. Animals had clearly gotten into some of the nearby...

February 6, 2020

Wildlife is thriving in radioactive Fukushima

Wildlife is thriving in Japan’s Fukushima area, the site of a 2011 nuclear power plant accident, with many native species recolonizing areas off limits to humans. TWS member James Beasely,...