Is Seafood From Japan Still Safe? (And Other Updates)

Written by on September 16, 2013 in Other News

Blackfish Coming to US Theaters
Blackfish is still making the news as SeaWorld’s share prices and attendance drop. Students in Manchester, England are also getting involved. A young class created an amazing video response to Blackfish that sums up the issue nicely.

Fish in Fukushima Still Contaminated
The announcement from government officials and the Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) that radioactive water is still leaking from the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant has rehashed concerns about the safety of seafood coming from the Pacific Ocean. So is it safe?

Are the Mid-Atlantic Dolphin Strandings the Result of a Contagious Virus?
The Unusual Mortality Event for bottlenose dolphins in the mid-Atlantic continues. Most recently, NOAA is working to increase patrols at locations along the East Coast and, unfortunately, many marine mammal rescue groups will lose funding next year.

Bottlenose dolphin.

Bottlenose dolphin. Photo credit: NOAA.

Copyright © 2013 by Marine Science Today, a publication of Marine Science Today LLC.

About the Author

About the Author: Emily Tripp is the Publisher and Editor of She holds marine science and biology degrees from the University of Miami's Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science and a Master of Advanced Studies degree in Marine Biodiversity and Conservation from Scripps Institution of Oceanography. When she's not writing about marine science, she's probably running around outside or playing with her dog. .


If you enjoyed this article, subscribe now to receive more just like it.

Subscribe via RSS Feed Find MST on Instagram Connect with MST on Google Plus

Comments are closed.