This year marked the 10-year anniversary of the series of disasters that struck Fukushima: The earthquake, tsunami, and subsequent meltdown of Fukushima Dai-ichi’s reactor. There were and are many events going on in Japan and online that can help you to better understand and contextualize what exactly happened and how it has impacted Japan. I […]
Read More Resources About 3/11 Earthquake and Tsunami
Japan is famous for a few key things: Mt. Fuji, Pokemon, anime, sushi, and in the realm of the unfortunate, earthquakes and tsunamis. Today, we’ll focus on the shaking earth that looms as an eerie specter over the land, how Japan is prepared for these sudden strikes, and what it’s like to be in them.
Read More Japan and Earthquakes: A Brief Introduction
Listen, if we’re being honest, Japan, on paper, seems to be a pretty inhospitable environment: It’s susceptible to numerous earthquakes, typhoons, tsunamis, and hosts numerous active volcanoes. In spite of all of these signals that Mother Nature might be telling them to beat it, the Japanese have managed and mitigated disasters pretty well. There have […]
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