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On The Island | Aug 21, 2013 | 7:53

Fukushima fish contamination

Fishing for answers. With news of more worrying radiation leaks at the Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan, a UBC researcher is urging Canada to do more to monitor seafood for contamination

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