11 Mar '12, 8am

A Year After Japan's Earthquake, UN Pays Tribute (Video) | Care2 Causes

A Year After Japan's Earthquake, UN Pays Tribute (Video) | Care2 Causes

On March 11, 2011, an earthquake struck Japan , followed by a tsunami, destroying cities and villages along the coast of the country’s Tohoku region. More than 15,000 people died, and some 3,305 people are still listed as missing, a year later. In addition, more than 340,000 others who were evacuated have not been able to return. To commemorate these horrific events, on March 5, the United Nations presented a concert entitled “Overcoming the Disaster: Gratitude from Japan to the World,” featuring the Japanese taiko drum troupe Ondeko-za and other musicians. The idea was both to mark the first anniversary of the Great East Japan earthquake, as it is known, and to pay tribute to the resilience of the survivors of the disaster and the efforts of the world body to help them. From UN News Center : “The world remembers. We know many people are still not back home. We realize the...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/causes/one-year-after-the-quake-un-t...

Tweets

Report from Japan: A year later, the cleanup is just beginning #energy #renewable #Japan #tsunami

Report from Japan: A year later, the cleanup is...

renewableenergymagazine.com 11 Mar '12, 10am

Now that a year has passed since the devastating March 11, 2011, Great East Japan Earthquake and tsunami, we can reflect o...

Japan After Fukushima, One Year Later

treehugger.com 12 Mar '12, 7am

This is part two in a series about the impacts of the Fukushima nuclear crisis. Start here for Part One . An ocean away, w...

Imagery: #Tohoku Earthquake & Tsunami of March ...

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 11 Mar '12, 10pm

In 2011, the fourth largest earthquake in history rocked the coast of Japan, spawning a devastating tsunami. Satellites an...

One year after Japan's tsunami, parents are sti...

todayonline.com 10 Mar '12, 9pm

The trickle of visitors to Okawa primary school began soon after dawn. Three men in dark overcoats stepped out of their bl...

Japanese community here remembers victims of the Great East Japan Earthquake of March 11 last year

Japanese community here remembers victims of th...

straitstimes.com 11 Mar '12, 12am

Japanese Association president Kenji Yasuno (nearest to camera), Foreign Minister K. Shanmugam and Japanese Ambassador Yoi...

Learn about the Japan Environment Action Network and how you can help them one year after the #tsunami

Learn about the Japan Environment Action Networ...

oceanconservancy.org 11 Mar '12, 10pm

Our Work Trash Free Seas: On Tsunami Anniversary, Support Cleanup Efforts in Japan On March 11, 2011, a massive earthquake...

Japan's 3.11 Disaster: One Year On #Food

camemberu.com 12 Mar '12, 8am

Photo: Me with Ian Wright, my travel hero and host for Discovery TLC. What's "Camemberu"? It's the way the Japanese pronou...

*New Post* One Year Anniversary for the Japan E...

blog.malaysia-asia.my 12 Mar '12, 9am

It has been a year after the Japan tsunami which happened on March 11, 2011 if you do not already know. In view of this, W...

via @malaysiaasia One Year Anniversary observat...

blog.malaysia-asia.my 12 Mar '12, 11am

It has been a year after the Japan tsunami which happened on March 11, 2011 if you do not already know. In view of this, W...

Dog Teaches Baby to Chew (VIDEO) | Care2 Causes

Dog Teaches Baby to Chew (VIDEO) | Care2 Causes

care2.com 10 Mar '12, 6am

Here’s a tip for parents coping (or not) with teething time: recruit your dog to help out. An American family has a YouTub...

Japan prepares to mark first anniversary of tsunami

Japan prepares to mark first anniversary of tsu...

channelnewsasia.com 10 Mar '12, 8pm

TOKYO: Japan was on Saturday preparing to mark the first anniversary of its tsunami, as government papers revealed ministe...

One year on from Japan's terrible earthquake, C...

seashepherd.org 10 Mar '12, 7pm

Tears for the Land of the Rising Sun Commentary by Captain Paul Watson For Whom the Bell Tolls by John Donne No man is an ...

Candlelight events mark Japan disaster anniversary

Candlelight events mark Japan disaster anniversary

channelnewsasia.com 11 Mar '12, 12pm

FUKUSHIMA, Japan: Candlelight ceremonies were held across Japan Sunday night, wrapping up a day of commemoration as the na...

Save the Dolphins of Japan - ACTION! - Care2 Ne...

care2.com 11 Mar '12, 12am

Hello, I saw this on Care2 and thought you'd like it as well. Care2 is the largest and most trusted information and action...

People Tree Debuts Short Film to Document Life in Post-Disaster Japan

People Tree Debuts Short Film to Document Life ...

ecouterre.com 12 Mar '12, 1pm

A year after Japan’s earthquake and tsunami caused the worst nuclear emergency since Chernobyl, People Tree’s Safia Minney...