Japan Earthquake: Two Years Later
THERE IS STILL DAMAGE LEFT BEHIND FROM THE DISASTER... NOW TWO YEARS LATER.Next, an overview from a more sophisticated international source, Link TV.
WE WANTED TO KNOW HOW JAPAN IS COPING WITH THE AFTERMATH AND HOW FAR THEY'VE COME. JOINING 24 HOUR NEWS 8 FOR SOME INSIGHT IS JOHN PARKER, CHIEF SALES OFFICER FOR AMWAY.
3/11, Two Years Later: How is Japan Coping Today? (LinkAsia: 3/8/13)
March 11th marks two years since Japan's devastating triple disaster of a massive earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear meltdown that left 20,000 people dead or missing. LinkAsia's Toshi Maeda reports from Tokyo on how people in Japan are coping today with the aftermath.More videos over the jump.
About those protests, Democracy Now has more details.
Japanese Govt's Promise to Decontaminate After Fukushima is "Impossible" Say Environmental Activists
Two years after the meltdown at Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power complex following a massive earthquake and tsunami in 2011, former residents who lived near the facility face at least a four-year wait before they can return home. Aileen Mioko Smith, Executive Director of Green Action describes the government's reaction to the disaster so far. She also discusses the growing anti-nuclear power movement.Now, an artistic response to the disaster as shown by LinkTV.
Living With the Ghosts of Japan's 3/11 Disaster (LinkAsia: 3/8/13)
Japanese horror film director Hideo Nakata is best known for films in which characters are killed by an unseen force or haunted by a creepy presence. His newest film takes a different form however. LinkAsia's Nathalie Stucky reports on Nakata's latest project, a documentary about people living with the ghosts of the 3/11 disaster.From the spiritual to the scientific, presented by LiveScience.
Japan's Tohoku Earthquake Rattled The Atmosphere | Video
The animation shows how the massive earthquake that hit Japan in 2011 caused ripples in the atmosphere. As sound waves from the earthquake travelled upwards, they caused changes in air density that were detected by the GOCE gravity satellite.Finally, something hopeful about the aftermath from PBS News Hour.
Renewable Energy Could be the Answer for Japanese Town
Special correspondent Emily Taguchi has the story of Fukushima, Japan, a town aching for a comeback after an earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear meltdown. Once the home of the Fukushima Reactor, the town is looking towards renewable energy and other renewable sources to build a better future.