Fukushima radiation is killing hundreds of whales!

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Fukushima radiation is killing hundreds of whales!

Post by HowardE » Fri Sep 06, 2013 3:36 am

I bet this will not make from page news in mainstream US papers :-(

http://nationalreport.net/breaking-fuku ... s-beached/
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Re: Fukushima radiation is killing hundreds of whales!

Post by Helen22 » Fri Sep 06, 2013 5:27 pm

Unfortunately, Howard, it will NOT make the front page because it is a hoax and "intentional" lies.

You may want to take a look here: http://www.hoax-slayer.com/fukushima-de ... hoax.shtml

BTW, you should do a bit of research before you post such outrageous claims. It doesn't do much for your credibility, if you keep posting such hoax reports ;-)
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Re: Fukushima radiation is killing hundreds of whales!

Post by JoseYun » Fri Sep 06, 2013 5:48 pm

Good job spotting this, Hellen22.

If HowardE is really interested in knowing how the Fukushima accident will be affecting marine life, then this link (below) would be a good start, from the people that know something on the subject and not someone with an ax to grind.

http://www.whoi.edu/oceanus/viewArticle.do?id=167709

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Re: Fukushima radiation is killing hundreds of whales!

Post by HowardE » Fri Sep 06, 2013 6:39 pm

Helen22 wrote:BTW, you should do a bit of research before you post such outrageous claims. It doesn't do much for your credibility, if you keep posting such hoax reports
Hey, I didn't write the report! It was published and I simply referenced it. Are you saying I need to verify every published report by myself, before I can make references to it? Are you serious? Is that what you do? Or are you saying that the release of radioactive material from Fukushima is not affecting marine life? The report may not be right, but the principle remains the same.
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Re: Fukushima radiation is killing hundreds of whales!

Post by PLeonat » Fri Sep 06, 2013 7:20 pm

Unfortunately, the internet and computers make it way too easy for people to fake things and make them so believable that unsuspecting individuals unwillingly propagate the hoax, in particular if it supports their point if view. I remember the fake reports, back in 2011, about the radioactive plume from Fukushima killing people on the West coast of the USA within days! http://www.snopes.com/photos/technology/fallout.asp <-- FAKE

And how about only a few days ago, reports that were adorned with graphics from NOAA showing dramatic contamination of the oceans! http://www.snopes.com/photos/technology/fukushima.asp <-- FAKE

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Re: Fukushima radiation is killing hundreds of whales!

Post by GradPhys » Sat Sep 07, 2013 12:04 am

Pleonat, thank you for posting these links. I seriously was not aware that people make these things up just so that they can promote their cause! I am all for people disagreeing and championing some cause, but not by making things up. Can't someone legally stop them?

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Re: Fukushima radiation is killing hundreds of whales!

Post by PLeonat » Sat Sep 21, 2013 3:39 pm

Gradphys, you'll be surprised to what lengths people will go to just prove their point. I'm all for being passionate about something and I can understand that as humans we are all biased to some degree about pretty much everything, but totally making up things to prove a point is beyond being passionate! It's just plain wrong.

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