Tsunami

April Had a Record Number of Big Earthquakes

This year there was a typical pattern of quake activity up until the end of March, and then things went bonkers.

Visualizing the Spread of Chile's Tsunami

An oceanic model shows how far and wide last night's earthquake-triggered tsunami has traveled.

A Poignant Love Letter to New York's Chewed Sidewalk Gum

An artist pays respect to the victims of the Japanese tsunami with cute, heart-shaped gum wads.

East Coast Cities at Risk in Future Tsunamis

If a major tsunami were to occur off the Atlantic coast, cities from New England to New Jersey could be hardest hit.

Walk Through a Japanese City Still Abandoned 2 Years After the Tsunami

Google Street View tours a town inside the Fukushima Exclusion Zone.

Disaster History, Brought to You By Google

On Japan's tsunami-battered coast, a new way to remember the devastation.

The Rush to Resilience: 'We Don't Have Decades Before the Next Sandy'

Two experts weigh in on how to prepare our cities to fight back against nature.

Instead of Levees, Plant Trees

According to new research, coastal forests greatly reduced the impact of the Japanese tsunami.

Blank-Slate City Rebuilding in Japan

Proposed bill would allow purchase of large areas for city redevelopment