ABC news utilized satellite photos for a before and after effect of the Japanese Tsunami. I’ve pasted it in a convenient format below i.e. left half of photo is half the town/countryside before the tsunami whilst the right-hand side is after the tsunami. If you wish to use the cool drag feature which allows you to see complete before and after shots, then go to the ABC page. 12 scenes are divided into 2 images below (each 300k in size so wait for the load).
These amazing photos of the Japanese Tsunami are admittedly stolen off the internet but this tragedy is too big to ignore…especially because most people i’ve met don’t really care (the world became so desensitized since 9/11). Some of the best come from media via the services of Reuters so support them whilst keeping yourself informed of the latest developments in Japan. You can also get the main tsunami facts and the best tsunami videos on this blog.
This is Part 2. If you have read it already, read Part 1 first. Looking back on all that has happened, the government of Japan failed to be honest with the Japanese public and the world. Reports from official bodies were conflicting so severity could not be determined. For example, after the government said there was nothing to fear on March 19, the evacuation zone was extended from 10 to 20km (140 000 people). As of March 28, that grew to a 30km zone. A further contradiction was the government … Continue reading →