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Japan Earthquake and Tsunami (2011)

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  • 'The Next Tsunami' examines our short-term memory about disasters

    'The Next Tsunami' examines our short-term memory about disasters
    "It seems that the more 'advanced' a society becomes, the shorter its memory," suggests geologic oceanographer Chris Goldfinger late in Bonnie Henderson's riveting "The Next Tsunami: Living on a Restless Coast." "Native Americans not only have a memory of the last Cascadia earthquake 311 years ago, they have a memory of the explosion of Mount Mazama about 7,600 years ago. We, on the other hand, can't remember much that happened before Twitter and Facebook."
  • Review: 'The Wind Rises' a soaring swan song for Hayao Miyazaki

    Review: 'The Wind Rises' a soaring swan song for Hayao Miyazaki
    To see "The Wind Rises" is to simultaneously marvel at the work of a master and regret that this film is likely his last. Japan's Hayao Miyazaki, perhaps the world's preeminent animator, beloved for "My Neighbor Totoro" and an Oscar winner for "Spirited...

    No damages reported from magnitude 7.3 quake off Japan's east coast

    No damages reported from magnitude 7.3 quake off Japan's east coast
    A magnitude 7.3 earthquake was recorded off Japan's east coast early Saturday local time, but there were no immediate reports of damages, officials said. A tsunami warning reportedly was raised for the Honshu area by Japan's Meteorological Agency in...

    No tsunami threat to U.S. coast after earthquake strikes off Japan

    No tsunami threat to U.S. coast after earthquake strikes off Japan
    A 7.1-magnitude earthquake off the east coast of Honshu, Japan, on Friday morning Pacific time did not trigger a tsunami warning for California or Hawaii. Strong earthquakes near Japan often have Hawaiians and those on the California coast worried about...

    Tsunami debris: No 'island' but chunks of debris headed our way

    Tsunami debris: No 'island' but chunks of debris headed our way
    Tsunami debris don’t sound particularly threatening, unless a Texas-sized mass of it is headed toward the U.S. West Coast. An inconspicuous map from the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration posted in September sparked fears of a monstrous...