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Japan's tsunami wrecked fishing ports to be revived

Mar 14, 2014

Japan's tsunami wrecked fishing ports to be revived

When the tsunami smashed the seafood processing factory where Shoichi Sato was working, he lost his job but eventually found a new life. Three years later, Sato is among the businessmen helping to bring back the fishing industry, long a mainstay livelihood for coastal towns along Japan's northeastern coast. #NewsTracker #Tsunami in Japan #Japan Tsunami #Fishing ports in Japan
Japan marks third anniversary of devastating 2011 tsunami

Mar 11, 2014

Japan marks third anniversary of devastating 2011 tsunami

Japan is marking the third anniversary of a devastating earthquake and tsunami that left nearly 19,000 people dead or missing, turned coastal communities into wasteland and triggered a nuclear crisis. #Japan #NewsTracker #Tsunami #earthquake #Japan Tsunami #Japan disaster
Boat caught in Japan tsunami washes ashore in California

Apr 16, 2013

Boat caught in Japan tsunami washes ashore in California

A small boat that washed up in Northern California after the massive 2011 tsunami that hit Japan has been claimed by a city that was devastated in the disaster. #NewsTracker #Rikuzentakata #Japan Tsunami #Crescent City
Tsunami affected Fukushima nuclear plant's cooling system fails again

Apr 05, 2013

Tsunami affected Fukushima nuclear plant's cooling system fails again

A spokesman for the Nuclear Regulation Authority says an alarm went off Friday afternoon about the problem at reactor No. 3. The cause is still under investigation. #WhatNext #Fukushima #Daichi Nuclear plant #Japan Tsunami

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Tsunami affected Fukushima nuclear plant's cooling system fails again

Jun 12, 2014

Robot wields mop in Fukushima nuclear plant cleanup

In a marriage of low and high technology, a robot is using a mop to clean up Japan’s Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant. Operator Tokyo Electric Power (Tepco) has modified a demolition robot and put it to work decontaminating the interior of the ... #Tokyo Electric Power #Fukushima I Nuclear Power Plant
Tsunami affected Fukushima nuclear plant's cooling system fails again

Jul 01, 2014

Ritholtz: Red Cross must reveal how it spent donations from Sandy

Whenever there is some global catastrophe, we break out the checkbook, sending a donation to the Red Cross. Whether it's an earthquake in Haiti or a tsunami in Japan, many people's natural inclination is to send money to one of world's best-known cha... #New Jersey #American Red Cross #ProPublica #New York (state)
Tsunami affected Fukushima nuclear plant's cooling system fails again

Jun 29, 2014

Tsunami-proof 'Great Wall of Japan' divides villagers

Government wants to build 440 walls along coastline, but some residents believe a concrete fortress is not the answer When Masahito Abe looks out at the sea that killed 40 of his neighbours just over three years ago, he is certain of one thing: at so... #New Jersey #American Red Cross #ProPublica #New York (state)