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Environment – Tokyo Radiation Scan, Puyehue Volcano ash drifts to Australia, Submarines dive to check Pollution

In Analyst talk, Japan Apocalypse, Live Stream Videos-Latest Reports, Nature and Environment on June 16, 2011 at 3:18 pm

Extensive nationwide scan at Japan for radiation fallout

Tokyo tested for radiation levels

From: Euronews | Jun 15, 2011 | 29 views

Radiation testing has begun in Tokyo, with officials testing levels at 100 locations across the city. The capital is 240 kilometres south-west of the stricken Fukushima nuclear plant, where reactors were damaged following the earthquake and tsunami on March 11.

Ash fills the air near Puyehue volcano

From: Euronews | Jun 15, 2011 | 50 views

The massive volcanic ash cloud which is grounding flights from Argentina to Australia is proving a nuisance to locals in Chile.

Those living near the Puyehue volcano are having to live with an ash covered landscape and air borne dust particles making it difficult to breath.

However experts say there is no serious risk to health….

Submarines to explore Lake Geneva

From: Euronews | Jun 15, 2011 | 48 views

Two Russian deep sea mini submarines are to delve into the depths of Lake Geneva to assess its pollution levels.

The Mir type vessels were previously used to film the wreckage of the sunken Titanic.

Now they will begin a three month long exploration to increase understanding of the murky waters and to trace all sorts of pollutants….

Toddler latest to die in German E.coli outbreak

From: Euronews | Jun 15, 2011 | 9 views

Testing of vegetables has continued to confirm the extent of the source of the E.coli outbreak in Germany. It comes as the bacteria claimed its first child fatality -a two-year-old in the city of Hanover.

The outbreak has caused a major crisis of confidence among consumers – slashing demand for fresh produce, resulting in major losses for producers.

Ferry links resume between India and Sri Lanka

From: Euronews | Jun 15, 2011 | 22 views

Sea ferry services have resumed between India and Sri Lanka for the first time in 30 years.

The aim is to boost tourism and economic cooperation in light of the end of Sri Lanka’s civil war.

An Indian ferry carrying more than 1,000 passengers arrived at the main port of Colombo on Tuesday….

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