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Samoa: Talofa lava


(Return To Paradise Beach.)

The Samoan Islands are situated in the crystal blue waters of the south pacific ocean and is comprised of two main islands, Upolu and Savai’i. 490 more words

Travel

Nuclear Meltdown Disaster

PBS television’s July 29, 2015 edition of “Nova” entitled “Nuclear Meltdown Disaster” documented the steps nuclear power plant workers took to cool down the fuel rods of the Fukushima Daiichi and Fukushima Daini reactors after a devastating tsunami wave had damaged the water cooling system of both power plants. 906 more words

Japan

Memahami Surutnya Air Laut Sebelum Tsunami

Peristiwa surutnya air laut sebelum datangnya tsunami membawa kondisi yang tragis. Bagaimana tidak sesuatu yang menarik perhatian justru mendekatkan orang-orang pada bahaya. Beberapa kasus kejadian tsunami menunjukkan bahwa banyaknya korban jiwa karena fenomena ini. 300 more words

Bencana

When Fear Comes in Like a Flood {and what you need in order to breathe}

I’ve wondered what it is like to drown.  To run out of air, not knowing if you will make it to the surface where air is abundant, plentiful.  772 more words

Posts

The tsunami brace position

There is a well-documented story of how a little girl saved the lives of many others during the 2004 Indonesian tsunami. A tsunami is usually caused by an earthquake under the seabed. 512 more words

Humour

Deep Earth: Some Cool Stuff and Some Hellabad Stuff

When push comes to shove, and it’s predicted that it will within the next fifty years, the earth’s wrestling match at the Cascadia subduction zone is bound to wreak havoc along the Pacific coast of the United States. 438 more words

Planet Earth

Ban Nam Kem Tsunami Memorial

Two visits in less than twenty four hours since I have been here. The beach and the Ban Nam Kem Memorial for Tsunami victims is about 650 metres from my new home. 353 more words