From The Times Colonist:
"When University of Victoria PhD student Marie Noel decided to study the effects of contaminants on marine mammal health, she thought she was a assured a long marine biology career without pink slips and redundancy notices.B.C. prepares for Fukushima fallout to arrive in 2013
"...The 29-year-old student is still in shock that her mentor, Canada's only marine mammal toxicologist at the Institute of Ocean Sciences on Vancouver Island, is losing his job as the federal government cuts almost all employees who monitor ocean pollution across Canada.
"March 11, 2011 earthquake and the tsunami that followed it began washing up on B.C. shores and more is predicted to arrive.Additional reading courtesy of Andrew Nikiforuk and The Tyee.
"As much as 20 million tonnes could make it to B.C. according to University of Hawaii scientists, who predicted last year that the debris would arrive here in 2014. The latest estimates are that significant amounts of material will arrive in 2013..."
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