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Fukushima Nuclear Effects

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The impact from the accident at the nuclear power plant in Fukushima, Japan has had major biological effects that are still effecting people, animals and plants to this day.
To fully understand the biological effects that this disaster is having on this planet, we must first take a look at what happened. In March 2011, as a result of an earthquake and tsunami, there was an accident at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant on the east coast of Japan. Following the major earthquake, a 15-meter tsunami disabled the power supply and cooling of three Fukushima Daiichi reactors, causing a nuclear accident. All three cores largely melted in the first three days. The operating units 1-3 were automatically shut down in response to the accident.
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