Tsunami

Associated Press

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.

Niizeki Hiromi

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.

Zacarias Pereira da Mata/Shutterstock

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.

Google Street View

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

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

Carlos Barria/Reuters

Disaster History, Brought to You By Google

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

Lucas Jackson/Reuters

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.

Reuters

Instead of Levees, Plant Trees

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

Issei Kato / Reuters

Blank-Slate City Rebuilding in Japan

Proposed bill would allow purchase of large areas for city redevelopment