Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Nuclear Meltdown

Japan launches new efforts to avert nuclear meltdown

Clip from Article: "...desperate new measures to try to avert full reactor meltdowns at a stricken nuclear complex. At the same time, survivors of last week's earthquake and tsunami said shortages of food, water, medicine and other essentials were becoming extreme ..."

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Saturday, March 12, 2011

Are you prepared? (doomsday shelters)

The secret world of doomsday shelters

Clip from Article: "...that his business generates $30 million to $45 million annually through the sale of 50 to 100 shelters a year. Radius sells to businesses, homeowners, churches and government. Most of the shelters hold 20 people or more and can sustain life for one to five years. Half are sold in the Washington, D.C., area...."

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9,500 missing people in Minamisanriku, Japan after Tsunami

9,500 missing in Minamisanriku, Japan, after Earthquake

Clip from Article: "... That figure is about half the population of the town, which is located on the Pacific, the news agency said. Minamisanriku is located on the northeast coast of Japan, near the epicenter of yesterday's earthquake..."

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Mass Fish Kill at King Harbor Marina in Redondo Beach

Mysterious Mass Fish Deaths

Clip from Article: "...Recently an estimated one million fish bobbed to the surface at King Harbor Marina in Redondo Beach, Calif. The sardines, which are not a specific fish but instead a generic term for several types of small, oily fish, were found belly-up a few days ago, sparking concern and fear...."

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Japanese Nuclear Plant Explosion

Explosion Rocks Japanese Nuclear Power Plant in Quake's Aftermath

Clip from Article: "...The explosion rocked a building that houses a nuclear reactor at the Fukushima Daiichi plant, 150 miles north of Tokyo. The cause of the blast remains unclear...."

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Japanese Earthquake and Tsunami

Japan devastated by 8.9-magnitude quake, tsunami

Clip from Article: "...HIROSHIMA, JAPAN - A bulldozing tsunami triggered by an 8.9-magnitude earthquake devastated the northeast coast of Japan on Friday, turning cars into driftwood, washing away neighborhoods and leaving this industrialized country bracing for an epic humanitarian disaster. ..."

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