Japan Tsunami

Amazing Before And After Images Show Just How Far Japan Has Come Since 2011 Tsunami

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris & Elliot Wagland | Posted 11.03.2016 | UK

It’s now five years on since the tsunami which devastated areas of the north-eastern coast of Japan. The 9.0 magnitude earthquake which occurred...

The Bold Man and the Sea

Unni Krishnan | Posted 24.10.2016 | UK
Unni Krishnan

Japanese boat man gives a crash course in disaster management. Standing on the bridge of the Himawari (sunflower), the boat Susumu Sugawara, 72, sail...

Fukushima 'Hero Boss' Dies Of Cancer

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.07.2013 | UK

The former boss of the Fukushima nuclear plant who risked radiation as he battled to bring the crisis under control after it was destroyed in the 2011...

Discrimination, Destruction, Cancer And Poverty

Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.03.2013 | UK

Japan marked two years since the Tōhoku earthquake on Monday, the 9.0 magnitude quake that triggered a deadly tsunami and caused the Fukushima nuclea...

Pictures Of The Day: 11th March 2013

Elliot Wagland, Tahira Mirza, Matthew Tucker | Posted 11.03.2013 | UK

The Huffington Post pictures of the day brings you the very best images from around the world chosen by our own photo editors, Elliot Wagland, Matthew...

(PHOTOS) Japan Earthquake: Dramatic Before And After Images Of Tsunami Devastation

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.03.2013 | UK

The earthquake and tsunami that rocked Japan on 11 March 2011 was the most devastating natural disaster to hit the country, costing more than 16,000 l...

Soy Sauce Ice Cream Might Not Be To Your Taste - But It's For A Good Cause

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 02.08.2012 | UK

If you weren’t already unnerved enough by the existence of raw horse meat and spaghetti cheese ice cream, there’s a new scary sweet in town. A...

Japan Restarts Its Nuclear Power Production Despite Huge Protests

The Huffington Post UK | Ted Thornhill | Posted 01.07.2012 | UK

Japan is switching on its nuclear power production today in the face of large-scale protests involving thousands of people. In the wake of the Fuku...

Japanese Boy's Football Found In Alaska

The Huffington Post UK | Charlie Lindlar | Posted 23.04.2012 | UK

Last year's earthquake and subsequent tsunami in Japan caused vast amounts of damage to the country, took lives and ruined towns and cities across the...

Why Earthquakes, Tsunamis And Floods Led To A £500m Loss For Lloyd's

PA | Posted 28.03.2012 | UK

Earthquakes, tsunamis and floods pushed Lloyd's of London to a £516 million loss in 2011 as catastrophe claims hit a record high for the 324-year-old...

Japanese 'Ghost Ship' Haunts Canadian Coast One Year After Tsunami

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 26.03.2012 | UK

A Japanese fishing vessel swept away in the tsunami has been photographed bobbing off the coast of Canada. The rusted and battered ‘ghost ship...

Japan Tsunami: Recovery Faces the Test of Survivors' Mind

Davinder Kumar | Posted 09.05.2012 | UK
Davinder Kumar

The last few days I have spent scouring the tsunami-devastated coastline of Japan's north-east. From Ishinomaki to Onagawa, Shichigahama to Kesennuma, the landscape has been drastically altered as Japan presses on with the world's costliest disaster recovery till date.

UK Bucks Nuclear Trend

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 10.03.2012 | UK

In the 12 months since the Fukushima meltdown, the once-accepted maxim that nuclear energy is the safest and most reliable form of energy production h...

Japanese Earthquake: Seismic Waves Converted To Audio (LISTEN)

Eureka! | Sara C Nelson | Posted 07.03.2012 | UK

Last year’s 9.0 magnitude earthquake in Japan was the fourth largest since 1900. The Tohoku-Oki struck on March 11, triggering a tsunami which k...

Japan Tsunami: One Year On (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 20.02.2012 | UK

As Japan approaches its first anniversary since the devastating tsunami, the country’s clean-up effort has been making striking progress. In thi...

Babyloid Robot Comforts Elderly Sufferers Of Depression

Melanie Hick | Posted 19.01.2012 | UK Tech

Who do you turn to when you feel depressed, or even just a little down? A friend or a pet or perhaps? In Japan, elderly sufferers of depression can...

Economies Face 'Black Swan' Risk, Think Tank Says

Huffington Post UK | Peter Guest | Posted 06.01.2012 | UK

Governments and businesses are unprepared for "high impact, low probability" (HILP) events, such as earthquakes, tsunamis and volcanic eruptions, acco...

2011: A Year to Remember or to Forget?

Amarjot Sidhu | Posted 01.03.2012 | UK
Amarjot Sidhu

No foresight could have predicted such a consequential and momentous year. At the time of writing this, it is review galore for journalists and the public alike with a myriad of comparisons being made between 2011 and other significant years in history.

Environmental Disasters Of 2011 (PICTURES)

Posted 01.03.2012 | UK

A Tsunami in Japan, an earthquake in New Zealand, hurricanes in the Untied States a landslide in Brazil and cyclones in Australia - 2011 was a year na...

"Spooks" Phone Detects Radiation

Telegraph | Melanie Hick | Posted 05.12.2011 | UK Tech

Japan's largest mobile phone carrier - NTT Docomo - showed off its new radiation monitoring technology as Ceatec opened its doors to the first of an a...

Critter Cuddles: Robot Seals Comfort Japan Tsunami Survivors

Guardian.co.uk | Melanie Hick | Posted 08.11.2011 | UK Tech

For some elderly survivors of Japan's March earthquake and tsunami, comfort has come in the form of a small, white robotic seal named Paro....

Yoshihiko Noda Elected As Japan's Prime Minister

The Guardian | Posted 30.10.2011 | UK

Yoshihiko Noda has become Japan's seventh prime minister in six years, inheriting a parliament racked by division, a sluggish economy and a nation str...

Aid Workers are the Common Face of Humanity

Davinder Kumar | Posted 18.10.2011 | UK
Davinder Kumar

They are out there, always, often the first people to reach. You have seen them feed malnourished children and starving people in the Horn of Africa.