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