Japan Earthquake Anniversary
This animation is as mesmerizing as it is frightening.
The fifth of November was designated as World Tsunami Awareness Day by the United Nations General Assembly last December. The date commemorates a well-known Japanese anecdote called "Inamura-no-hi" which can be translated as "The fire of the rice sheaves."
"It's a race against time."
On our previous three trips we've stayed outside the evacuated contamination zone, traveling in and out for brief periods
Five years after the earthquake and tsunami, Japan is still picking up the pieces.
The Tohoku earthquake triggered a huge tsunami and the Fukushima nuclear meltdown.
No Japanese city was more brutally ripped apart by the deadly 2011 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami than Higashimatsushima. More than 1,000 residents died, and 11,000 structures were destroyed. How do you bounce back from that?
The warming of the ocean surely has an impact on changing growth patterns of marine plants and animals, just as the changing pH or acidity of the ocean has been shown to modify habitat and migrations. But what else?
H/T PetaPixel Electronics company Ricoh has restored and returned more than 90,000 photos lost or damaged by victims of the
This piece was originally published on HuffPost Japan and was translated into English. The only public library in the nation
Sato was particularly moved recently to witness the breeding of sea squirts. Sea pineapples, a type of hermaphroditic squirt
On March 11, 2011, a 9.0-magnitude earthquake struck northeast Japan, triggering a massive tsunami and a crippling nuclear
Palestinian children living in the war-ravaged Gaza Strip face myriad problems of their own. But on Monday they gathered
“It was a relief to know, but it also left us no choice but accept the painful fact of his death.” Volunteers who are working
How do we understand the impact of climate change and natural disasters on people and architecture, and how does humanity learn from our mistakes and try to prepare for potential future cataclysms?
It was Suika! He was reunited with his family on May 9. "Where have you been?" Kazuko, 64, asked the little guy when he arrived