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The Ring of Fire: Chile and Peru

The Ring of Fire is made up of the world’s tectonic plates. They sit and shift among each other as they outline the coastline of the Pacific Ocean. 723 more words

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3/11: Three Years Later (A Newcomer's View: The Meaning of 頑張る)

Three years ago around this time, the lives of millions of people living along the entire northeastern side of Japan changed forever.  Only a few kilometers east of where I sit today, tsunami waves ravaged coastal communities, obliterating centuries worth of traditions and family businesses in the blink of an eye.   1,010 more words


Ucluelet gets $80,000 to fund Japanese tsunami debris cleanup

Efforts are ramping up to gather Japanese tsunami debris from B.C.’s shoreline this month.

The District of Ucluelet is getting more than $80,000 and dozens of volunteers to help cleanup an area spanning 100 kilometres of coastline, the B.C. 370 more words


Preparing for a meltdown at Fukishima reactor no. 3

The operator of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant stood ready Thursday to inject boric acid into one of its most heavily damaged reactors after it found steam emanating from the reactor building. 220 more words


Kanto Earthquake Ruins

Commemorating Japan’s Kanto earthquake of 1923.