I visited Epson Aqua Stadium to see biological impacts of Fukushima No.1 nuclear power plant accident. Though I have visited various places in Japan to see the health consequences of the accident, I have never found any effect against creatures in Japan.
Epson Aqua Stadium is an indoor entertainment complex where visitors can meet about 10,000 water creatures of 350 species in central Tokyo. In the ocean tunnel of the stadium, visitors can observe reef manta ray and the only Queensland sawfish in the world to be put in an ecological display.
This is the only aquarium in the world displaying dwarf sawfish. Visitors can also enjoy performances of dynamic dolphins and comical sea lions.
The magnificent performances of the dolphins will enthrall you. Be sure to see all of the dolphins' different techniques.
Generally speaking, water creature's growth is so fast than human beings that they are more sensitive to radioactive materials of the environment than us. So I visited The Epson Aqua Stadium to see effects of the accident against creatures which are grown up by Japanese food and water.
Fortunately, I could see them grown up safely and I couldn't find any impact of the accident. It seems that there is no problem for childbirth and child-rearing in Tokyo Japan.
Posted by Yoshitaka Kiriake from Japan on (November 11, 2014)
About 3 and a half years have passed since Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant accident. I have visited various places of Japan to see the health consequence of the accident.
Fortunately I have never found any impacts by the accident among Japanese creatures. As far as I know, nobody has health problem which is caused by the accident in Japan.
Our Prime Minister Abe assures that "The situation is under control. The influence of the contaminated water is completely blocked within Fukushima. There are no health-related problems until now and there will never be health problems." He also said that "Tokyo is 250 kilometers away from Fukushima, and the kind of danger that you imagine does not exist in Tokyo. Tokyo is a very safe city."
As PM Abe said, Tokyo is very far away from Fukushima, people in Tokyo have no concern about the nuclear power plant accident. People in Tokyo have already forgotten the accident, because they think radioactive materials cannot reach there.
We know there is no problem for child birth and child rearing in Tokyo. So people in Tokyo are living without any concern about the accident.
I continue to visit various places in Japan to see the effects of the accident, because I can meet various creatures which are more sensitive to radioactive materials from the environment. It is important to see their health for our safety.