Industrialized Cyclist Notepad

Droning on

Hopefully these new drone fleets will restore America to its former greatness.

Yeah you read that right — “across the U.S.”


Fukushima kills birds first

In the first major study of the impact of the world’s worst nuclear crisis in 25 years, the researchers, from Japan, the US and Denmark, said their analysis of 14 species of bird common to Fukushima and Chernobyl, the Ukrainian city which suffered a similar nuclear meltdown, showed the effect on abundance is worse in the Japanese disaster zone.

The study, published next week in the journal Environmental Pollution, suggests that its findings demonstrate “an immediate negative consequence of radiation for birds during the main breeding season [of] March [to] July”.

via Bird numbers plummet around stricken Fukushima plant – Asia – World – The Independent.

US Drought Monitor
February 4, 2012, 12:32
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