One year ago today: Earthquake, tsunami in Japan

11 March 2012

Dogs of Japan The Dog Files 3/19/2011

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The article, with several photographs, is at The Dog Files.

Images of coastal Japan before and after the 8.9 earthquake and tsunami. Click on the image to enlarge.

At Common American Journal we continue to […]

A century of world history from 1911 to 2011 summed up in 10 minutes of YouTube clips

Ted Thornhill Daily Mail [UK] 3rd January 2012

It’s a great way to brush up on your history – but some may find parts a bit depressing.

YouTube user derDon1234 has squashed 100 years of world events from 1911 to 2011 into a 10-minute clip using authentic footage.

It charts some of our greatest achievements, […]

Digging Up a Tsunami Prediction

After studying ancient rocks, a Japanese geologist warned that a disaster was imminent—to no avail

Peter Landers The Wall Street Journal 4/9/2011

The giant tsunami that assaulted northern Japan’s coast surprised just about everyone. But Masanobu Shishikura was expecting it. The thought that came to mind, he says, was “yappari,” a Japanese word meaning roughly, […]

More relief agencies for Japanese aid. Update: Potential radioactive fallout to reach US?

Japan’s tsunami and nuke plant emergency: how you can help those in need

Ethan A. Huff NaturalNews 3/13/2011

(NaturalNews) By now, most everyone is aware of the massive and devastating 8.9 earthquake that recently hit off the east coast city of Honshu, Japan, and the monstrous tsunami that followed. Combined with continuing aftershocks and several […]

Japan earthquake: How you can help

A woman, carrying a child on her back, walks over tsunami-drifted debris and mud in Rikuzentakada, Iwate Prefecture, Saturday. Click on the image for full size

Jessica Dickler CNN Money 3/11/2011

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — After the fifth largest earthquake in history struck Japan Friday, many Americans have been eager to help — […]

NOAA Video Shows Earthquake Tremors Propagating Across the World

Rebecca Boyle Popular Science 11 March 2011

Ocean-Wide Waves/ This model from the Center for Tsunami Research at the NOAA Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory shows the expected wave heights of the tsunami as it travels across the Pacific basin. NOAA. Click on the image for full view

Seismologists are putting together some impressive […]