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Lessons from the Japan Earthquake

The jolt in Japan stunned even scientists who’ve studied earthquakes all their lives.

by |March 31, 2011

Crisis in Japan: Earth Institute Reactions

The largest ever recorded earthquake in Japan’s history has triggered a sequence of events that have killed thousands, crushed and submerged cities and towns and left a financial toll that will take years for an already struggling economy to recover. Videos and stories slowly began to emerge as the sun rose in Japan the day… read more

by |March 14, 2011