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People crowd at Sendai railway station in Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture, Friday, Dec. 7, 2012 after trains were halted following a strong earthquake struck off the coast of northeastern Japan. It is the same region …
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The massive earthquake and tsunami that hit Fukushima, Japan, last year wreaked havoc in the skies above as well, disturbing electrons in the upper atmosphere, NASA reported.
The waves of energy from the quake and tsunami that were so destructive on the ground reached into the ionosphere, a part of the upper atmosphere that stretches from about 50 to 500 miles above Earth’s surface. READ MORE
By MALCOLM FOSTER | Associated Press – 6 hrs ago
TOKYO (AP) — A teenager who lost his home in Japan’s devastating tsunami now knows that one prized possession survived: a football that drifted all the way to Alaska.
Officials from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration say the ball with the youngster’s name inscribed on it is one of the first pieces of debris from last year’s tsunami to wash up on the other side of the Pacific.
Survivors in the areas hardest hit by Japan’s recent tsunami find the courage to revive and rebuild as cherry blossom season begins.
A stunning visual poem about the ephemeral nature of life and the healing power of Japan’s most beloved flower.
Directed by Academy Award Nominated filmmaker
Lucy Walker (Waste Land), featuring photography
by Aaron Phillips and
music by Moby.
Mary Ann Shiosaka-Samuelsen talking about her goal to help the people of Tohoku, Japan who were affected by the earthquake and tsunami of March, 2011 through the spirit of dance.
Before and after images
Tomo, one of the organizers for Run for Japan talks about the March 11, 2012 fundraiser at Shoreline, Mountain View, CA.