JAPANESE SCIENTISTS FIND MUTANT BUTTERFLIES NEAR FUKUSHIMA
Until now, it has been hard to evaluate the impact of the collapse of Japan’s Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant on the environment. But now scientists have found physical and genetic damage in butterfly populations in the affected area…
So what does that mean? Mutant butterflies.
“The radiation caused mutations in the [pale grass blue] butterflies that were directly exposed, and the rate of mutations actually increased in their offspring.”
Read at GOOD: Japanese Scientists Find Mutant Butterflies Near Fukushima.