After 200,000 years of trying to wipe us out, and getting damn close once, we finally have the upper hand. That's right. We're changing the climate. We're shaking things up (Literally. We can make our own earthquakes now).
Does elevated, uncontrolled radiation gush--as from an artery--out of Japan's maimed Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant and into the Pacific Ocean?
Japan wants to build a mile-long, 100-foot deep Ice Wall around the crippled Fukushima nuclear reactors to stop hundreds of gallons of radioactive water from leaking into the Pacific Ocean each day. What could go wrong?
Angela is sometimes described as the Lara Croft of Tohoku relief work and it's easy to see why: she's attractive, smart, and determined, the perfect person to play a key role in running one of the most active Tohoku NPOs.
It's a sunny afternoon in the town of Funakoshi, and Jamie El-Banna is bustling around giving directions to volunteers. Watching him work, you would never suspect that his British-accented English will change in a moment to fluent Japanese.
Though they are alive and well, the nuclear refugees of Fukushima face a long, slow, surreal struggle that seems to have only just begun two years after they walked away from their homes and livelihoods.
I didn't really write much about the earthquake the month after it happened because after the initial shock, I didn't know how much it would change me or my life. I've only just started getting used to buildings rumbling due to large trucks.
Two years ago the Tohoku earthquake and resulting tsunami devastated the region, seriously damaged the Fukushima nuclear power plant, sending radiated...
A number of city's are still trying to figure out what to do with the wastelands left by the killer waves.
In Japan's most popular cultural genres known as manga (comic books) and anime (animation films and series), there's a recurrent theme in which the co...
At 2:46 p.m. I felt the ground start to shake. Tremors are common in Tokyo, but this time was different: the shaking just kept getting stronger and stronger.
The current exhibition "Metamorphosis: Give Me Your Wings" at Lehmann Maupin Gallery in New York presents new works by Japanese artist Mr. The centerp...
Nearly 17 months have passed since the devastating earthquake and tsunami struck Japan, killing almost 20,000 people and affecting millions of lives throughout the country, but if the Arizona Diamondbacks learned anything during their recent trip to Japan, it's that the spirit of the people in this baseball-loving country will never be broken.
A simple question follows: If the Japanese government can provide billions of dollars to bail out the shareholders and executives of TEPCO, why are Japan's leaders so unwilling to help the innocent victims of the failed Fukushima nuclear plant?
As more than a million tons of trash and debris from last year's devastating earthquake and tsunami in Japan float toward the West Coast, everyone's worried about what it will mean for the region's beaches and public health.
Is it better to be ignorant and eat toxic foods or is it better to spend a lifetime reading ingredients on packages and asking where meat and fish were born, and what their astrological signs are?