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Tag Archives: Japan Nuclear Disaster

Incredible Pictures From Japan Disaster

25 Mar

The Boston Globe‘s Big Picture and The Daily Mail show some striking pictures from the various disasters in Japan.

First the scenes of devastation from across the country:

The first photographs of the Fukushima 50— those workers who stayed behind to prevent a nuclear meltdown. Of the original 50, five of them have already died.

Survivors have taken up refugee at dozens of makeshift locations across the country.

Finally, look at how quickly this road was repaired. Six days after the quake, it’s ready for use again.

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Japan’s Nuclear Crisis Clearly Explained

17 Mar

Fukushima Power Plant

Over the past couple of days, the situation has continued to deteriorate at the Fukushima Dai-ichi power plant in Japan. The situation remains extremely fluid. With that said, few media outlets have actually explained what occurred in the power plant to cause the disaster. Japan’s NHK offers a thoughtful, and clear, explanation.