March 8, 2022
Eleven years have passed since the accident at TEPCO’s Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant.
While decontamination has progressed mainly in residential areas and other areas where people live, vast areas of forests remain largely untouched.
What effect do radioactive materials remaining in the forests have on living creatures and how do they move through the food chain? Researchers are continuing their investigations. (Keitaro Fukuchi)