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Two Years On, America Hasn’t Learned Lessons Of Fukushima Nuclear Disaster

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With few new nuclear plants being built at present, America’s nuclear infrastructure continues to age and grow increasingly more accident-prone. Many plants are located along rivers or coastlines, where they face dangers from flooding. One hundred and eleven million Americans live within 50 miles of a nuclear plant.

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Inside Fukushima’s Abandoned Towns, Two Years On – In Pictures

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Amid growing dissatisfaction with the slow pace of recovery, Japan marks the second anniversary of the devastating earthquake and tsunami that left nearly 19,000 people dead or missing and has displaced more than 300,000.

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Sea Floor Earthquake Zones Can Act Like a Magnifying Lens Strengthening Tsunamis

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Mar
10

The earthquake zones off of certain coasts, like those of Japan and Java, make them especially vulnerable to tsunamis, according to a new study.

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Tsunami Aftermath, Photos Show Destruction And Recovery, Japan

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The piles of rubble left behind by the receding tsunami have largely gone, but two years after nature visited its fury, some stretches of Japan’s battered northeast remain little more than ravaged wastelands.

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Solomon Islands Earthquake: 8.0 Magnitude Tremor Generates Tsunami

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Feb
6

An 8.0-magnitude earthquake struck off the Solomon Islands in the South Pacific on Wednesday, triggering a tsunami, small yet still deadly.

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New Fukushima Pictures Show Wreckage Of Plant

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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?

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Jan
23

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

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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

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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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