Can the Pacific Ocean withstand another 50 million tons of radioactive water as the West Coast of North America shows signs of barrenness

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    The Big Wobble: Can the Pacific Ocean withstand another 50 million tons of radioactive water as the West Coast of North America shows signs of barrenness

    Can the Pacific Ocean withstand another 50 million tons of radioactive water as the West Coast of North America shows signs of barrenness

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    In March 2011 a mag 9, one of the biggest
    earthquake ever recorded struck Honshu on the Japanese north east coast causing
    a tsunami, the deaths of 18,000 souls and crippling the now infamous Fukushima
    Nuclear Plant.
    Since that day the stricken plant has been
    leaking 300 tons of radioactive water into the Pacific Ocean which is nearly a
    million tons, TEPCO (Tokyo Electric Power Company) claims it will take at least
    another 40 years to fix the problem, which, give or take, will be another 50
    million tons of radioactive water leaked into the Pacific, incidentally the technology
    to fix the Fukushima melt down has not yet been invented.
    In June 2011, a mysterious illness appeared
    off the coast of Washington state which began killing star fish at an alarming
    rate, the illness was dubbed sea star wasting syndrome, the sea stars were
    literally tearing their own limbs from their body.
    The ailment seems to hit starfish the
    hardest, with smaller numbers of sea urchins and sea cucumbers reported falling
    to it.
    The illness quickly spread north to Alaska
    and south to San Diego
    No one knows what percentage of the West
    Coast’s starfish is affected but in some areas they’ve been wiped out.
    This was the first clue the all was not
    well in the beautiful west coast of America.
    Since June of 2013 the entire west coast of
    North America, Canada and Mexico included, have experienced massive die offs of
    all kinds of creatures.
    Sea turtles, whales, sea lions, birds,
    fish, star fish, dolphins and a whole host of other marine life are dying in
    incredible numbers and the experts don’t know why.
    In the winter of 2015 blue-footed diving
    seabirds called Cassin’s auklets, had been washing up dead by the thousands on
    beaches from San Francisco to Alaska, it is thought more than 250,000 died from
    lack of food.
    Last year tens of thousands of common
    murres were the victims, an abundant North Pacific seabird, starved and washed
    ashore on beaches from California to Alaska, researchers have pinned the cause
    to unusually warm ocean temperatures that affected the tiny fish they eat.
    A year after tens of thousands of the
    common murres died, John Piatt, a research wildlife biologist for the U.S.
    Geological Survey claims the deaths of the common murres is an indicator of the
    regions’ health.
    “If tens of thousands of them are
    dying, it’s because there’s no fish out there, anywhere, over a very large
    area,” Piatt said.
    It is thought 500,000 of the common murres,
    who look like thin penguins, died last year all though this could be just a
    conservative guess because only a fraction of the dead birds likely reached the
    shore.
    There is no fish out there, he federal
    government has issued a disaster declaration for Alaska’s pink salmon fishery
    and several other salmon and crab fisheries along the West Coast. Gov.
    Bill Walker requested the declaration after
    last year’s pink salmon harvests in Kodiak, Prince William Sound, Chignik and
    lower Cook Inlet came in far below forecast, the Alaska Journal of Commerce
    reported.
    The estimated value of Kodiak’s catch in
    2016 was about $2 million, compared to a five-year average of $14.6 million.
    The disaster declaration granted by U.S.
    Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker on Wednesday gives Kodiak and the other
    Alaska fisheries the ability to seek disaster relief assistance from Congress
    because of the unexpected large decreases in salmon returns.
    The collapse of Alaska’s salmon fishing is
    not the only problem hitting the North-West Coast of North America in the last
    couple of years, the amount of marine and bird life dying in the area is
    astonishing, as the list below will prove.
    In November 2016 National Geographic
    published huge massive Puffin die off: Hundreds of birds are washing up dead on
    the Pribilof Islands, Alaska, and causing alarm among scientists. They claim it
    may be linked to climate change.
    25th October 2016 – A mass die off of
    sunflower starfish along the coast of British Columbia, Canada, was reported.
    On the 28th July 2016 – 300 sea birds were
    reported to have washed up dead since May in Washington State, America.
    In July 2016 Alarming number of sea birds
    was found dead on Victoria beaches, in Canada.
    On the 17th June 2016 – A mass die off of
    salmon in fish farms, due to ‘toxic algae’ in British Columbia, Canada was
    reported.
    On the 18th of March 2016: 10 dead sea
    lions found were on beaches of Vancouver Island, Canada
    1st February 2016 – 1 Whale and 3 dolphins
    wash up dead along Oregon-Washington Coast
    On the 31st January 2016: A massive die off
    of fish, ‘never seen before’ in Snake River, Washington
    In January 2016 scientists claimed the Gulf
    of Alaska seabird die-off is biggest ever recorded after finding another 25,000
    dead birds.
    In November 2015 a report by  The federal Department of Fisheries and
    Oceans claimed millions of B.C. salmon had mysteriously ‘just disappeared’ in
    troubling year.
    In October 2015 scientists reported seeing
    large numbers of dead or sick sea otters turning up in the Kachemak Bay region.
    In September 2015 scientists reported
    hundreds of dead walruses were found on a beach area in the northwestern part
    of Alaska.
    Also in September Kodiak Island residents
    were reported a massive number of common murres washing up dead on local
    beaches.
    In late August 2015, there were reports of
    dead fish on Lake Koocanusa, Canada a scene similar to one that occurred on the
    lake two years ago.
    It’s not entirely understood what is
    causing the death of thousands of kokanee salmon.
    In the same month a lack of oxygen in
    southern Hood Canal was blamed for killing fish, crab and other marine life,
    according to Seth Book, a biologist with the Skokomish Tribe who has been
    monitoring the marine waterway.
    Through the month of August, Book and other
    Skokomish staff have observed dead English sole and thousands of dead and dying
    eel pouts on the beaches. They also have found masses of dead cockles and
    butter clams, and on Friday, Book said he saw hundreds of crab along the
    beaches that were trying to get to the surface to breath.
    Also in August 2015, Hundreds of birds
    washed up dead or dying, ‘apparently starving’, along the Oregon and Washington
    coast,
    In the same week More than 150,000 juvenile
    steelhead Salmon died in a hatchery on the North Umpqua River in Oregon.
    August 2015: The discovery of four dead
    humpback whales in B.C. waters in a single week, shocked scientists just as
    Alaska was also experiencing a surge of whale deaths.
    Also in the same week unusually warm water
    temperatures and low river levels where blamed for killing salmon in the
    Matanuska and Susitna valleys Alaska. Hundreds of Arctic char, recently stocked
    by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, have also gone belly up in Campbell
    Point Lake, also known as Little Campbell Lake, inside Anchorage’s Kincaid
    Park.
    Heat was blamed for massive fish die-off at
    Whatcom Falls hatchery in Washington on August the 6th 2015.
    Two days earlier The Alaska Maritime
    National Wildlife Refuge was receiving multiple reports indicating a
    significant increase in dead and dying birds found on beaches in the Homer area
    over the last two weeks.
    In July 2015 it was reported half of
    Columbia River, Washington State, sockeye salmon were dying due to hot water.
    24th July 2015: A Large die off of birds,
    plus fish and sea mammals was reported at Aleutian Islands, Alaska,
    ANCHORAGE, Alaska: More dead whales were
    found in the Gulf of Alaska following the sightings of nine fin whale carcasses
    in late May and early June.
    On the 24th of June 1,000 tons of salmon
    died in a Seafood farm on Vancouver Island in Canada.
    19th June 2015: Hundreds of spring Chinook
    salmon were turning up dead in Oregon rivers.

    18th June 2015 –A report claimed 9
    endangered whales were found dead during the past few weeks in Alaska.



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