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Environmental, emotional impact from Japanese tsunami still felt in B.C.

VANCOUVER — It has been five years since a magnitude-9.0 earthquake rattled northeastern Japan, claiming at least 15,000 lives and leaving more than half a million people homeless. 970 more words


Five years on, tsunami debris on ocean floor near Fukushima nuclear plant remains untouched -- Fukushima Minpo via The Japan Times

” The Fisheries Agency will continue to subsidize efforts by Fukushima Prefecture to remove tsunami-related debris from the ocean floor.

The newest tranche of cash will be used to lift vehicles, concrete blocks and smashed buildings from the seabed within 20 km of the Fukushima No. 360 more words

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