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Japan Tsunami

Sea wall carves along Japan's northeast coast
Four years after the Great East Japan Earthquake and the devastating tsunami that it triggered, work is under way to build better sea defenses for the communities of Tohoku. But will it work? And what is the cost? The view ...
 Deutsche Welle6 days ago
IIED
Keep it simple: helping local governments reduce the risk from the next disaster
Four years after a powerful earthquake triggered tsunami waves that destroyed much of Japan's northeastern coast,I joined a group visiting a peninsula connected to the mainland by a bridge that was obliterated by the tsnunami's towering wave. I was ...
 IIED5 days ago
XinMsn
Japan to build 250-mile-long, four storey-high wall to stop tsunamis
Creative Commons A giant sea wall at Burnham on Sea in the United Kingdom. Japan's sea wall will stretch 250 miles and be as tall as a four storey building in some places. Japanese authorities have unveiled plans to build a giant ...
 XinMsn5 days ago
Emirates247
Japan to build massive wall to combat tsunamis
Four years after a towering tsunami ravaged much of Japan's northeastern coast, efforts to fend off future disasters are focusing on a nearly 250-mile chain of cement sea walls, at places nearly five stories high. Opponents of the $6.8 billion plan ...
 Emirates2471 week ago
CHINAdaily Europe
$6.8b sea wall plan aims to beat tsunamis
Four years after a tsunami ravaged much of Japan's northeastern coast, efforts to fend off future disasters are focusing on a 400-kilometer chain of sea walls, at places nearly five stories high. Opponents of the 820 billion yen ($6.8 billion) ...
 CHINAdaily Europe1 week ago
Times of India
Great wall of Japan to check tsunamis
Four years after a towering tsunami ravaged much of Japan's northeastern coast, efforts to fend off future disasters are focusing on a nearly 400-kilometre chain of cement sea walls, at places nearly five stories high.
 Times of India1 week ago
FOXNews.com
Japan to build sea wall to combat tsunami threat
 FOXNews.com1 week ago
FOXNews.com
Japan opts for massive, costly sea wall to fend off tsunamis
 FOXNews.com1 week ago
My Zoo
Will this monstrosity stop a tsunami?
FOUR years after a towering tsunami ravaged much of Japan's northeastern coast, efforts to fend off future disasters are focusing on a nearly 400-kilometre chain of cement sea walls, at places nearly five stories high. Opponents of the 820 billion ...
 My Zoo1 week ago
Epoch Times
SENDAI, Japan— Four years after a towering tsunami ravaged much of Japan's northeastern coast, efforts to fend off future disasters are focusing on a nearly...
SENDAI, Japan— Four years after a towering tsunami ravaged much of Japan's northeastern coast, efforts to fend off future disasters are focusing on a nearly 400-kilometer (250-mile) chain of cement sea walls, at places nearly five stories high. ...
 Epoch Times1 week ago
Himalayan times
The Himalayan Times
SENDAI, JAPAN : Four years after a towering tsunami ravaged much of Japan's northeastern coast, efforts to fend off future disasters are focusing on a nearly 400-kilometer (250-mile) chain of cement sea walls, at places nearly five stories high. Opponents of ...
 Himalayan times1 week ago
Emirates247
Japan to build massive sea wall to combat tsunami threat
Four years after a towering tsunami ravaged much of Japan's northeastern coast, efforts to fend off future disasters are focusing on a nearly 250-mile chain of cement sea walls, at places nearly five stories high. Opponents of the $6.8 billion plan ...
 Emirates2471 week ago
Four years on, Japan's tsunami victims frozen in their tragedy
ed help, with so many people missing. But no one came. It was 40 days after the tsunami -- April 20 -- when troops came to search," Ueno said. MINAMISOMA: In cold drizzle Takayuki Ueno combs a desolate winter beach for the bones of his three-year-old son, ...
 Economic Times2 weeks ago
Chaskielberg captures the past through today’s ruins
Four years ago, this month, a relentless tsunami tore into the east coast of Japan triggered by a 9.0 magnitude earthquake and caused a major nuclear accident.
 Times of India3 weeks ago
Japan To Build 250-Mile-Long, Four Storey-High Wall To Stop Tsunamis
An anonymous reader points out this daunting construction plan in Japan. "Japanese authorities have unveiled plans to build a giant 250-mile long sea barrier to protect its coastline from devastating tsunamis. According to the proposals, the £4.6bn ...
 Slashdot4 days ago
Himalayan times
The Himalayan Times
SENDAI: Four years after a towering tsunami ravaged much of Japan's northeastern coast, efforts to fend off future disasters are focusing on a nearly 400-kilometer (250-mile) chain of cement sea walls, at places nearly five stories high. Opponents of the 820 ...
 Himalayan times1 week ago
Japan opts for massive, costly sea wall
Four years after a towering tsunami ravaged much of Japan's northeastern coast, efforts to fend off future disasters are focusing on a nearly 400km chain of cement sea walls, at places nearly five storeys high. Opponents of the Y820 billion ...
 Yahoo! Xtra Business5 days ago
Japan opts for massive, costly sea wall
Four years after a towering tsunami ravaged much of Japan's northeastern coast, efforts to fend off future disasters are focusing on a nearly 400km chain of cement sea walls, at places nearly five storeys high. Those in favour say the sea walls are ...
 Yahoo! News Australia5 days ago
CHINAdaily Africa
$6.8b sea wall plan aims to beat tsunamis
Four years after a tsunami ravaged much of Japan's northeastern coast, efforts to fend off future disasters are focusing on a 400-kilometer chain of sea walls, at places nearly five stories high. Opponents of the 820 billion yen ($6.8 billion) ...
 CHINAdaily Africa1 week ago
CHINAdaily
$6.8b sea wall plan aims to beat tsunamis
Four years after a tsunami ravaged much of Japan's northeastern coast, efforts to fend off future disasters are focusing on a 400-kilometer chain of sea walls, at places nearly five stories high. Opponents of the 820 billion yen ($6.8 billion) ...
 CHINAdaily1 week ago
Japan opts for massive, costly sea wall to fend off tsunamis
SENDAI — Four years after a towering tsunami ravaged much of Japan's northeastern coast, efforts to fend off future disasters are focusing on a nearly 400-kilometer chain of cement sea walls, at places nearly five stories high. Opponents of the ...
 Japan Today1 week ago
Zaman
Japan opts for massive, costly sea wall to fend off tsunamis
Four years after a towering tsunami ravaged much of Japan's northeastern coast, efforts to fend off future disasters are focusing on a nearly 400-kilometer (250-mile) chain of cement sea walls, at places nearly five stories high. . . Opponents of ...
 Zaman1 week ago
Times of India
Great wall of Japan to check tsunamis
SENDAI: Four years after a towering tsunami ravaged much of Japan's northeastern coast, efforts to fend off future disasters are focusing on a nearly 400-kilometre chain of cement sea walls, at places nearly five stories high. Opponents of the 820 ...
 Times of India1 week ago
Japan opts for massive, costly sea wall to fend off tsunamis
7.2-metre-high sea wall built years earlier to help stave off erosion of Iwanuma's beaches slowed wall of water, as did stands of tall, thin pine trees planted along coast. SENDAI: Four years after a towering tsunami ravaged much of Japan's northeastern ...
 Economic Times1 week ago
Japan opts for massive, costly sea wall to fend off tsunamis
Four years after a towering tsunami ravaged much of Japan's northeastern coast, efforts to fend off future disasters are focusing on a nearly 400-kilometre chain of cement sea walls, at places nearly five stories high. Opponents of the 820 billion yen (USD ...
 Zee News1 week ago
Japan opts for massive, costly sea wall to fend off tsunamis
Four years after a towering tsunami ravaged much of Japan's northeastern coast, efforts to fend off future disasters are focusing on a nearly 400-kilometre chain of cement sea walls, at places nearly five stories high. Opponents of the 820 billion ...
 Business Standard1 week ago
Japan opts for massive, costly sea wall to fend off tsunamis
SENDAI: Four years after a towering tsunami ravaged much of Japan's northeastern coast, efforts to fend off future disasters are focusing on a nearly 400-kilometre chain of cement sea walls, at places nearly five stories high. Opponents of the 820 ...
 Economic Times1 week ago
Japan opts for massive, costly sea wall to fend off tsunamis
SENDAI, Japan—Four years after a towering tsunami ravaged much of Japan's northeastern coast, efforts to fend off future disasters are focusing on a nearly 400-kilometer chain of cement sea walls at places nearly five stories high. Read more
 Business Mirror1 week ago
Japan opts for massive, costly sea wall to fend off tsunamis
Four years after a towering tsunami ravaged much of Japan's northeastern coast, efforts to fend off future disasters are focusing on a nearly 400-kilometer (250-mile) chain of cement sea walls, at places nearly five stories high. Opponents of the ...
 Hindustan Times1 week ago
Japan opts for massive, costly sea wall to fend off tsunamis
Four years after a towering tsunami ravaged much of Japan's northeastern coast, efforts to fend off future disasters are focusing on a nearly 400-kilometer (250-mile) chain of cement sea walls, at
 Yahoo! UK and Ireland1 week ago
Japan opts for massive, costly sea wall to fend off tsunamis...
 Drudge Report1 week ago
Sunday Star-Times
Japan opts for massive, costly sea wall to fend off tsunamis
"There's a bit of an overbelief in technology as a solution, even though everything we have learned demonstrates that people's own insights and instincts are really what makes a difference, and technology in fact makes us a bit more vulnerable," ...
 Sunday Star-Times1 week ago
Japan opts for massive, costly sea wall to fend off tsunamis
Four years after a towering tsunami ravaged much of Japan's northeastern coast, efforts to fend off future disasters are focusing on a nearly 400- kilometer chain of cement sea walls, at places nearly five stories high. Pouring concrete for public ...
 Advisen FPN1 week ago
Great wall of Japan to check tsunamis
Four years after a towering tsunami ravaged much of Japan's northeastern coast, efforts to fend
 INooz1 week ago
Stuff.co.nz
Japan opts for massive, costly sea wall to fend off tsunamis
Four years after a towering tsunami ravaged much of Japan's northeastern coast, efforts to fend off future disasters are focusing on a nearly 400-kilometer chain of cement sea walls, at places nearly five stories high. Opponents of the 820 billion ...
 Stuff.co.nz1 week ago
Dominion Post
Japan opts for massive, costly sea wall to fend off tsunamis
"There's a bit of an overbelief in technology as a solution, even though everything we have learned demonstrates that people's own insights and instincts are really what makes a difference, and technology in fact makes us a bit more vulnerable," ...
 Dominion Post1 week ago
Japan opts for massive, costly sea wall to fend off tsunamis
SENDAI (Japan) — Four years after a towering tsunami ravaged much of Japan's northeastern coast, efforts to fend off future disasters are focusing on a nearly 400-kilometre (250-mile) chain of cement sea walls, at places nearly five stories high. ...
 Today Online1 week ago
Japan opts for massive, costly sea wall to fend off tsunamis
 Fire Engineering Magazine1 week ago

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