Mass Spontaneous Whale Deaths

Four key factors make these incidents all the more worrying:

– They are happening worldwide
– They are almost spontaneous
– They are all happening on mass
– Nobody knows what the causes are

Human activity is undoubtedly implicated in the cause, many of us think Fukushima’s continuing leakage of hundreds of thousands of tonnes of highly-radioactive water into the Pacific Ocean (since 2011) will soon impact on the eco-system, this is one such possibility many more people are waking up to, yet experts and authorities tend to either be in denial,  covering up any knowledge they poses deliberately or even hampering any likelihood of reach and testing to pinpoint a cause.

List of known mass whale deaths globally:

(we’ll keep this updated with any more incidents)


25/01/2016
Several Sperm Whales found dead washed up on Skegness, United Kingdom

The whales, which are thought to have died at sea, are believed to be from the same pod as the animal that died on Hunstanton beach on Friday, HM Coastguard said.

http://www.independent.co.uk/e6Vxk


 

13/02/2016
12 beached sperm whales die in week of carnage on northern European coast

Whales died on or off the coast of the Dutch island of Texel and the German islands of Wangerooge and Helgoland this week.

https://www.rt.com/news/329237-beached-whales-germany-clean/


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13/01/2016
38 dead baleen whales wash ashore in Tamil Nadu, India

Carcasses of 38 baleen whales were washed ashore near the Tiruchendur beach “This is an unusual thing…an unusual mortality incident, we have to find out the reason,” said Marine Scientist Velumani of the Fisheries Department.

http://indianexpress.com/ar/L5RO5


02/12/2015
More than 330 dead whales point to environmental mystery in Southern Chile

Months ago, more than 20 Sei whales were reported stranded in Patagonia. Now, research in southern Chile has uncovered the full extent of the horror: It is possibly the worst disaster ever of its kind.

http://www.dw.com/en/more-t/60dsl


20/08/2015
Alarm raised over large die-off along the British Columbia, Alaska

The large number of dead whales appearing along the coast of British Columbia and Alaska since May is raising alarms among scientists. Thirty dead whales have been detected in the Gulf of Alaska since May, representing a die-off more than three times the normal rate, according to the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

http://www.cbc.ca/news/cana/4PnI1


Nuclear Waste falling from the Skies

When we talking about Nuclear Waste, the sort of places you’d imagine it turning up are either at sea or on a landfill site, but many are oblivious to the toxic radioactive hazards circling above our heads daily, in the form of ageing radioisotope-thermonuclear generators – a legacy of military and commercial space ventures dating as far back as the early 1960’s.

Britian’s Underwater Nuclear Nightmare

Britain's Underwater Nuclear Nightmare

Greens Against Nuclear Power activist David Joseph Henry casts light on one of the United Kingdom’s most ghastly nuclear secrets.

By David Joseph Henry

It may sound outrageous at first, but the frightening reality is until 1982 (when it was banned) the vast majority of the United Kingdom’s nuclear and radiological waste (from power stations, industry and medical facilities) was dumped at sea. High-level nuclear waste from the French and Germany nuclear power industry was permitted to be dumped across a wide range of British waters (both deep and shallow) by the UK’s very own government.

COUNTLESS TONS OF NUCLEAR WASTE DUMPED IN BRITISH WATERS

Cargo freighters stacked high with countless barrels of vaguely marked, highly radioactive waste were regularly dumped in the Irish Sea, North Sea and English Channel. These barrels were shipped out to unmarked locations not so far from shore on an industrial scale and simply cast overboard.  The locations for the final resting place of this nightmarish cargo, now rusting on the sea-floor for the most part, remains undisclosed – and probably never will be.

ENVIRONMENTAL CRIME AT IT’S MOST HEINOUS COVERED UP

Since it began (some say as early as the late 1950’s) the dumping of nuclear waste at sea in the waters of the United Kingdom has been shrouded in secrecy and denial. No doubt in order to shield the merging and fragile nuclear industry and sensitive military establishments from public outrage and scrutiny, covering up an irreparable crime against nature and humanity that, regardless of legislation implemented to prohibit such dumping will have consequences for generations to come.

NUCLEAR WASTE STILL BEING DEPOSITED IN OUR OCEANS TODAY

The world waited until 1992 until an international treaty banning the maritime dumping of nuclear waste came into force, and it’s estimated a large number of illegal dumping operations continue in the world’s oceans today, with recent stories in the media involving Somali pirates in the Indian Ocean and the Mafia in the Mediterranean.

Regardless of any laws, local or global to prevent such reckless assault on our seas, the damage is already done, these radioactive pollutant materials, once released are toxic to all living things (almost) forever.

The film they don’t want you to see..

Intent on exposing this legacy of callous criminal behaviour on a state and industrial scale and the subsequent state-sponsored cover-ups and masking of the truth, Professor Chris Busby has produced a one-hour documentary in association with German state television. For reasons I’ll leave you to ponder on your own, attempts to distribute this film on social media and broadcast it on British television have been systematically sabotaged.

If it’s not been removed (yet again) then I highly recommend anyone interesting in this very sorry affair to watch Radioactive Waste: Dumped and Forgotten

 

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