Seaweed farmer Kazuhiro Ogawa
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Japan: Radiation levels threaten coastal livelihoods

Radiation levels in the sea near the stricken Fukushima plant have risen to their highest yet, more than 3,000 times above the legal limit.

It is the strongest sign yet that highly radioactive water from the plant is leaking into the Pacific ocean.

The continuing radiation leaks are dismal news for people up and down the east coast of Japan who depend on the sea for their livelihoods.

Chris Hogg reports from Futtsu in Tokyo Bay.

  • 30 Mar 2011
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