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1 hr ago | QST

Puerto Rico Amateur Radio Volunteers Take Part in Tsunami Preparedness Exercise

The purpose of the exercise was to assist tsunami preparedness efforts in the Caribbean and adjacent regions, including the east coasts of the US and Canada.

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Related Topix: Travel, Puerto Rico Travel, Caribbean Travel, Life, Hobbies, Ham Radio, Natural Disasters, Earthquake, Asian Tsunami Disaster

2 hrs ago | Scientific Computing/Instrument.

Nukes at Sea: Floating Plants Could Ride Out Tsunamis

When an earthquake and tsunami struck the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant complex in 2011, neither the quake nor the inundation caused the ensuing contamination.

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6 hrs ago | Worthing Herald

Ride of a lifetime for former RAF engineer

AN ENGINEER is making last minute preparations for a trip of a lifetime as he counts down to travel from London to Japan by motorcycle.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Straits Times

6.6 magnitude quake hits off PNG's Bougainville, no tsunami risk

A strong 6.6-magnitude earthquake struck off Papua New Guinea's Bougainville Island on Saturday but there was no risk of a widespread tsunami, seismologists said.

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Boston.com

Senators urge improved quake safety measures at New England nuclear plants

US Senators Edward J. Markey and Elizabeth Warren are calling for increased safety measures at two area nuclear power plants after a Nuclear Regulatory Commission report found potential vulnerabilities to earthquakes.

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Related Topix: Nuclear Energy, Seabrook, NH, Asian Tsunami Disaster, Natural Disasters, Earthquake

Daily Herald

Former World Vision CEO to speak at Judson Prayer Breakfast

Dean R. Hirsch, former president of World Vision International, will talk about its work responding to large-scale disasters, such as the Myanmar cyclone in 2008, at the Judson University Community Prayer Breakfast on May 7. Judson University will welcome Dean R. Hirsch, former CEO of World Vision International, as its keynote speaker for the ... (more)

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WGAL-TV Lancaster

Magnitude-7.2 earthquake strikes Mexico

The quake occurred on the Pacific coast between the major resort towns of Acapulco and Zihuatanejo during Holy Week, when Mexicans traditionally flock to the beaches, and resorts typically run at full capacity.

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West Hawaii Today

No tsunami following earthquake off Mexico

No tsunami was triggered by a magnitude-7.4 earthquake that struck Friday morning near the coast of Guerrero, Mexico, according to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center.

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WKBT

Magnitude-7.2 earthquake strikes Mexico

The quake occurred on the Pacific coast between the major resort towns of Acapulco and Zihuatanejo during Holy Week, when Mexicans traditionally flock to the beaches, and resorts typically run at full capacity.

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Examiner.com

How dynamic Reaganism Rebirth will defeat Democrat and Obama's 'War on Women'

There is a tidal wave of discontent that is overwhelming women in this nation and at its dead center are Obama and the Democrats " War on Women ."

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Related Topix: US News, Natural Disasters, US Politics, Barack Obama

Inhabitat

MIT Unveils Seawater-Cooled Floating Nuclear Power Plant That Can Withstand Earthquakes and Tsunamis

MIT has unveiled designs for an earthquake and tsunami-proof nuclear power plant.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Reconstruction, Chilean Government's Priority After Quake

By Roberto Castellanos SANTIAGO, April 18 -- The northern part of Chile is working to return to normal after an earthquake of 8.2 degrees that caused six deaths and severe damages, amid catastrophic predictions saying the worst thing is yet to come.

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Related Topix: South America, Chile, World News, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Michelle Bachelet,

Russia Taday

Out of control: Fukushima manager admits to 'embarrassing failure'

Water well unit haul from subsurface water is seen near No.3 and No.4 reactor buildings at Tokyo Electric Power Co's 's tsunami-crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Fukushima prefecture, in this photo released by Kyodo April 15, 2014.

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Cactus Thorns

Silver Tsunami of Retiring City Managers Predicted

Cue the music from the movie Jaws. It's out there-it's coming right toward us, and it could impact local government and its citizens as much as any other challenge that today's cities and counties face.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Honolulu Advertiser

Strong earthquake strikes off Solomon Islands; no tsunami warning

A 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck off the Solomon Islands Thursday evening, but did not trigger any tsunami warnings.

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The Raw Story

The Way To Fight Bullies Is To Fight Adults Who Support Them

I've been pleased with the recent tidal wave of anti-bullying sentiment in this country, but I can't help but think sometimes that the actual root causes of the problem are often being overlooked in favor of a bunch of self-serving back-patting where everyone agrees bullying is wrong before returning to upholding a society where bullying is common.

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Free Republic

How the 1964 Alaska Earthquake Shook Up Science

The earthquake struck at 5:36 p.m. Alaska Standard Time on Good Friday. When the first shaking hit, many parents were in the kitchen, fixing dinner.

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Slashdot

MIT Designs Tsunami Proof Floating Nuclear Reactor

First time accepted submitter Amtrak writes " MIT has created designs for a nuclear plant that would avoid the downfall of the Fukushima Daiichi plant.

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Hawaii Business Magazine

HAPA Builds Personal Bridges Around the Pacific

Hideko Oikawa, CEO of Oikawa Denim hosts the HAPA Young Leaders at her denim factory in Kesennuma, Japan.

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MacLeans

Living on the coast, waiting for the big one

In many ways, a book like this shouldn't work as well as it does. For one thing, the topic is about a disaster that hasn't happened yet-a devastating tsunami that could consume communities all along the Pacific Northwest coast from Vancouver Island down to northern California.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Geology, Science, Seaside, OR

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