The Fukushima nuclear disaster may have had profound changes life around it, scientists say as they further investigate the mutant butterflies found near the site. Some of the butterflies had abnormalities in their legs, antennae, and abdomens, and dents in their eyes, according to the study published in Scientific Reports, an online journal from the […]
The best way to grasp the depth of the devastation on Japan’s northeast coast is to go for a drive. The mess of crumpled cars, mangled houses, and a seemingly endless swirl of worldly possessions stretches on, block after block, town after torn up town.
Beyond the devastation caused by the Earthquake and Tsunami, Japan faces an even longer-term problem in the lingering effects of radiation emitted by the Fukushima nuclear power plant.
Correction Appended: Friday, March 18, 2011It may soon become much harder to get your hands on the wheel of a Prius. The earthquake and tsunami that have caused over 10,000 deaths, swept away whole towns and plunged Japan into a nuclear crisis will have an impact, albeit a much less dire one, on U.S.
When an earthquake-triggered tsunami cascaded into this tiny island in late September, the result was 34 lives lost and untold millions in property damage.
A major earthquake vibrated deep in Indonesia’s Banda Sea on Saturday night, but the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center predicted the quake would not be destructive. The officials didn’t want their names used because they were not authorized to speak on the record
Two major earthquakes struck 15 minutes apart Thursday morning near the Solomon Islands in the Pacific Ocean, the U.S. Geological Survey said
Five days after a deadly earthquake and tsunami slammed into the Samoan Islands, burying parts of the islands under a sea of mud and debris, U.S.
Early in the morning of Sept. 29, an earthquake deep under the Pacific caused a massive tsunami to devastate the islands of Samoa and American Samoa, killing 111 people, devastating villages and flattening homes.
Another strong earthquake rocked Indonesia early Thursday as the Southeast Asian nation was reeling from an earlier jolt that killed more than 400 people and caused widespread destruction.