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New Fukushima Pictures Show Wreckage Of Plant


2,000 previously unseen images released by Fukushima operator Tokyo Electric Power showing the period between March 15, 2011, just four days after the tsunami struck, and April 11.

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Scientists Underestimated Potential for Tohoku Earthquake: Now What?


The massive Tohoku, Japan, earthquake in 2011 and Sumatra-Andaman superquake in 2004 stunned scientists because neither region was thought to be capable of producing a megathrust earthquake with a magnitude exceeding ̴ 8.4.

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Fisheries Another Victim of Japan Tsunami


The devastating earthquake that ravaged Japan in 2011 may have also wreaked havoc on vital fisheries, researchers say.

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Record High Radiation Found in Fukushima Fish: TEPCO


A fish contaminated with radiation levels more than 2,500 times the legal limit has been caught near Japan’s crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant.

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Japan Plans World’s Largest Wind Farm


Japan is moving away from reliance on nuclear power plants after the Fukushima disaster, and plans to plans to build the world’s largest offshore wind farm…

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In Japan, a Painfully Slow Sweep


More than a year and a half since the nuclear crisis, much of Japan’s post-Fukushima cleanup remains primitive, slapdash and bereft of the cleanup methods lauded by government scientists as effective in removing harmful radioactive cesium from the environment.

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Tsunami caused long-term ecosystem change in the Caribbean


A detailed analysis of sediments from the island of Bonaire in the Caribbean presents convincing evidence for an extraordinary wave impact dating back some 3,300 years, even though no historical records of tsunamis exist for this island. Of particular interest are the consequences this large wave impact had on the island’s ecosystem.

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Clean Beaches Design Challenge, Pacific Northwest College of Art


SOLVE and the Collaborative Design program of the Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA) have teamed up to create a design challenge related to cleaning tsunami and other debris from Oregon beaches.

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Caribbean Tsunami Risk Overlooked


Deadly tsunamis threaten Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands and the rest of the Caribbean and are an overlooked hazard in the region, geologists reported at the annual meeting of the American Geophysical Union last week.

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