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Re: Fukushima - isn't it time we started worrying?

Postby marlboroughman » Fri Jan 18, 2019 8:19 pm

Low level radiation scare is over.
Landmark paper:
Japanese atomic bomb survivors live longer, have less cancer
https://junkscience.com/wp-content/uplo ... 0114-3.pdf
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Re: Fukushima - isn't it time we started worrying?

Postby CaptainCore » Fri Jan 18, 2019 9:22 pm

marlboroughman wrote:
Fri Jan 18, 2019 8:19 pm
Low level radiation scare is over.
Landmark paper:
Japanese atomic bomb survivors live longer, have less cancer
https://junkscience.com/wp-content/uplo ... 0114-3.pdf
nagasaki.png
Allelujah, we're all safe... Thanks Marlboroughman, I'll cease worrying.

Er... just a thought, how's it going with the smoking? Lots of suggestions that it's not good for you and premature deaths of other Marlboroughmen and women seem to support that?

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Re: Fukushima - isn't it time we started worrying?

Postby borist » Fri Jan 18, 2019 11:14 pm

CaptainCore wrote:
Fri Jan 18, 2019 9:22 pm
Er... just a thought, how's it going with the smoking? Lots of suggestions that it's not good for you and premature deaths of other Marlboroughmen and women seem to support that?
Indeed... even second hand smoking is terrible. Here is a map of how cigarette smoke from Japan is dispersed.
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Re: Fukushima - isn't it time we started worrying?

Postby marlboroughman » Sat Jan 19, 2019 1:00 am

CaptainCore wrote:
Fri Jan 18, 2019 9:22 pm
Er... just a thought, how's it going with the smoking? Lots of suggestions that it's not good for you and premature deaths of other Marlboroughmen and women seem to support that?
I don't smoke but knowing that there is no carcinogenic or toxic effect of second-hand smoke I learned to tolerate smokers, at least outside.
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Re: Fukushima - isn't it time we started worrying?

Postby marlboroughman » Sat Jan 19, 2019 1:07 am

Next stop: Plastics



Greenpeace Co-Founder: "The sea of plastic is a fiction. The ultimate in Fake News"
http://1ggye33lc4653z56mp34pl6t.wpengin ... %80%9D.pdf

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Re: Fukushima - isn't it time we started worrying?

Postby k2thiago » Sat Jan 19, 2019 3:10 am

marlboroughman wrote:
Sat Jan 19, 2019 1:07 am
Next stop: Plastics



Greenpeace Co-Founder: "The sea of plastic is a fiction. The ultimate in Fake News"
http://1ggye33lc4653z56mp34pl6t.wpengin ... %80%9D.pdf
Besides i don't trust Greenpeace at all, and had few experiences with the organization that led me to that, this "report" is a completely bullshit. I've spent the last 13 years exclusively studying and working on the oceans, from the brazilian coastal waters to the middle of the Atlantic, offshore Africa, Canada, Asian waters... you name it. And no, I am not an ecoboy, my clients are in majority Oil & Gas and engineering companies, and I can confirm that amount of plastic in the Oceans is a real and big problem not only for the environment, but also for different economical activities. Is such a serious concern that some companies are investing in the development of technologies to start cleaning up at least the upper level of the oceans, as the bottom is almost impossible right now. There are patches of plastic following the big ocean currents, and some of them get trapped in eddies, thus forming floating islands in some parts of the ocean. Thats not fiction, its a fact. Saying that is as big as the Texas, is an exageration in terms: it is not that big in a continuous surface, but the sum of the patches around the globe can easily reach a similar area. That's how data/information can be distorted, is quite easy to say that there is no satellite image of this amount of garbage... of course not, if is scattered an big part of it is floating at mid level. One of the vessels that I've worked was 100m long to 70m wide, and we passed near to this patches more than on time, and the patches could easily have five times our size. It poses a real hazard to the navigation and to our operations as a whole.
In my opinion, reducing the use of single use plastics definitely is the easiest, most efective and cheapest way that anyone can contribute to mitigate this issue.

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Re: Fukushima - isn't it time we started worrying?

Postby tegirinenashi » Sat Jan 19, 2019 3:32 am

There are no less than 270,000,000 kilograms of plastic in the ocean, which is about half a billion pounds plus of plastic. So … is this a big number or a small number?

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Re: Fukushima - isn't it time we started worrying?

Postby roninXpl » Sat Jan 19, 2019 6:31 am

This https://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-11-25/ ... ge/9193488

“The water is being stored in about 900 large and densely packed tanks at the plant, which was overwhelmed by a devastating tsunami more than six years ago.

Making matters worse, the amount of contaminated water held at Fukushima is still growing by 150 tons a day.”

I’ve read somewhere they’ve been planning to dump the tanks to some ocean trench.

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Re: Fukushima - isn't it time we started worrying?

Postby downunder » Sat Jan 19, 2019 8:17 am

Matteo V wrote:
Sun Jan 13, 2019 2:49 am
downunder wrote:
Thu Jan 10, 2019 4:06 am
Yeah,

But hey, Matty is just visiting this Euro (German) forum in the absence of decent US one. He doesn’t spellcheck Toby, does he? ;)

Which says everything...
Well no reply from Cappy on the lifejacket shaming thing so......

Downsy,

You do know this is an international forum, right? I mean did you read the original post? Let me lay out this topic alone:

1. On a forum owned by a German who primarily kites only in Brazil, a British poster posts about the Japanese Fukushima disaster which happened in an ocean that is as far away from Germany as possible. My assumption is that this is very much the best example of something international and not "Euro (German)" as you stated. So where did you get that, or what are you trying to say?

2. If this is a German forum, then what are you (Downsey) doing here? Do you kite at the world renowned kite destinations in Germany? Or are you origionally of German decent? Or do you have German citizenship?

Your-post-a-make-a-no-sense. Help us out here.
1. Let me repeat:
...And trying to dominate in every-single-conversation like Yanks usually do when overseas. ...

Not once you got the reply from euro readers who complained about your 2000 words reply, which u using as a tool and domination on others, but I would say you scaring ppl off as well.


2. I am the EU citizen, born and raised there, yes. You?

3. As mentioned, u do not spellcheck Toby. Or do you?

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Re: Fukushima - isn't it time we started worrying?

Postby Greenturtle » Sat Jan 19, 2019 5:46 pm

downunder wrote:
Sat Jan 19, 2019 8:17 am
Matteo V wrote:
Sun Jan 13, 2019 2:49 am
downunder wrote:
Thu Jan 10, 2019 4:06 am
Yeah,

But hey, Matty is just visiting this Euro (German) forum in the absence of decent US one. He doesn’t spellcheck Toby, does he? ;)

Which says everything...
Well no reply from Cappy on the lifejacket shaming thing so......

Downsy,

You do know this is an international forum, right? I mean did you read the original post? Let me lay out this topic alone:

1. On a forum owned by a German who primarily kites only in Brazil, a British poster posts about the Japanese Fukushima disaster which happened in an ocean that is as far away from Germany as possible. My assumption is that this is very much the best example of something international and not "Euro (German)" as you stated. So where did you get that, or what are you trying to say?

2. If this is a German forum, then what are you (Downsey) doing here? Do you kite at the world renowned kite destinations in Germany? Or are you origionally of German decent? Or do you have German citizenship?

Your-post-a-make-a-no-sense. Help us out here.
1. Let me repeat:
...And trying to dominate in every-single-conversation like Yanks usually do when overseas. ...

Not once you got the reply from euro readers who complained about your 2000 words reply, which u using as a tool and domination on others, but I would say you scaring ppl off as well.


2. I am the EU citizen, born and raised there, yes. You?

3. As mentioned, u do not spellcheck Toby. Or do you?
Your consistent anti-american sentiment and stereotyping is telling. Pushing people from a certain country to get off this forum is bullshit. Get a life dude.
Letting MatteoV get under your skin is your own fault.


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