Feb 02

YouTube Added: May 5, 2013


“Chernobyl, Fukushima, and Other Hot Places: Biological Implications”
HD, 35 min 4 sec, in English

Dr. Timothy Mousseau
Department of Biological Sciences
University of South Carolina

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Aug 23

Biologist: We’ve seen dramatic effects on Fukushima’s animals & plants — Now we’re seeing it at the level of DNA (AUDIO) (ENENews, Aug 21, 2012):

Interview with Tim Mousseau
5 o’clock Shadow with Robert Knight
WBAI New York
Date: August 16, 2012

DR. TIMOTHY MOUSSEAU, University of South Carolina biologist, Chernobyl/Fukushima researcher, and author of “Maternal Effects as Adaptations”, discusses the etiology of radiation-based mutations and consequences of Fukushima’s nuclear blowout.

At 37:00 in

MOUSSEAU: The animals and plants that are living in Chernobyl and living in Fukushima, we’re seeing dramatic effects on the abundances, biodiversity, and now we’re seeing this at the level of the DNA.

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Jan 05

Dr. Timothy Mousseau with more about Chernobyl’s effect on wildlife / Dr. Caldicott’s speech in Berlin:

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This week’s guest is Dr. Timothy Mousseau, a professor of biological sciences at the University of South Carolina.

For the past 12 years, Dr. Mousseau and his colleagues have been studying the ecological impacts of the Chernobyl disaster on wild plant and animal populations living in the so-called zone of alienation surrounding the destroyed nuclear power plant.

Dr. Mousseau is considered one of the leading world authorities concerning the impacts of low-dose radiation on natural ecosystems. For background, check out Pictures: Animals Inherit Mixed Legacy at Chernobyl and Chernobyl Birds Have Smaller Brains. Watch the BBC interview with Mousseau.

In this interview, Dr. Mousseau discusses his research team’s continued findings of major abnormalities in birds and other wildlife in the Chernobyl exclusion zone, the effects of radiation on genes, and the prognosis for human, animal and plant life in the areas affected by the Fukushima disaster. Continue reading »

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