Previously, smaller fish and plankton were found with elevated levels of radiation in Japanese waters after a magnitude-9 earthquake in March 2011 triggered a tsunami that badly damaged the Fukushima Dai-ichi reactors.
Five tuna species are classed as ‘threatened’ or ‘near threatened’ with extinction due to overfishing, according to the Red List of Threatened Species, prompting Greenpeace to appeal for fewer industrial-scale boats.
Five of eight tuna species are now threatened or nearly threatened with extinction due to overfishing, according to the Red List of Threatened Species, compiled by the Swiss based International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN).
Diabetics are six times more likely to suffer a first heart attack and three to eight times more likely to die for heart disease than those without the disease.
Big eye tuna, a prime source for Japanese restaurants worldwide serving sushie and sashimi are on the verge of collapse from overfishing, a report said.