Originally posted on rawautonomy:
Radiation Levels on Earth Rising?
Fact: There have been over 2000 recorded nuclear detonations from 1945-1998, which continue to this day.
Fact: Radioactive isotopes constantly bombard the atmosphere, referred to as ‘natural’ background radiation. This really only began with above ground nuclear testing.
Fact: The unstable region of Fukushima Daiichi houses 4 core reactors in meltdown. Chernobyl only had 1. This spells out exponential devastation in comparison.
Fact: Cesium-137 has a half-life of 30 years, Iodine-131 is 8 days and Iodine-129 is 15.7 million years.
“A meltdown is forever.” Michio Kaku
The good news:
Plants have been adapting to Earths’ conditions millions of years longer than humans, and have developed ways of dealing with radiation. While statistics and propaganda are misleading and overwhelming, here are some things you can do!
First: be aware of where your food is coming from. Yes, on top of…
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