/ | Nov 15, 2014

Japan's 21st-century tsunami stones


A familiar sight along Tohoku's Sanriku coastline are the tsunami stones erected by past generations that alert residents to the high-water mark of previous tsunami and the perils of building any closer to the sea. Over time these warnings were ignored, and those who lived ...

Apr 20, 2013

More Tepco mismanagement

Leaky underground storage pools have forced Tepco to start transferring radioactive water to aboveground tanks at the stricken Fukushima nuclear plant.