All Blog Posts Tagged 'earthquake' (4)

A Quaking Earth and Spring's First Bug

I don’t remember the earth ever quite this fragile.  Of course, we are contaminating it with all our plastic and cast-off-old-electronics etc. wastes. Still, I have always thought of our planet as essentially impervious, a solid stable mass suspended in space.

 

But with all these natural disasters seeming to come at once, this solid sphere has begun to seem as precarious as an egg. Threatening to crack open and fragment. There was the devastating earthquake in Haiti. Then the…

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Added by Sandra Tyler on March 25, 2011 at 12:11pm — No Comments

Japan Relief: How You Can Help

How to contribute to the relief effort in Japan

By now we've all seen the devastating news that continues to unfold in Japan. First a terrible earthquake, followed by a tsunami and now news of trouble at four of the country's nuclear facilities. While it's true Japan is one of the most technologically advanced countries in the world, the humanitarian need in the wake of this crisis is enormous. Japan holds a special place…

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Added by Portia Mount on March 17, 2011 at 9:22am — No Comments

An Easy Way to Support the Japan Disaster Relief

 

Giving to the Japan relief efforts can be as easy as shopping! I've listed gourmet chocolate items on Etsy in which the proceeds will go to  the Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Relief Fund - a GlobalGiving Project.



GlobalGiving supports grassroots projects around the world. This project will disburse funds to organizations providing relief and emergency services to victims of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan. GlobalGiving is working with International Medical Corps, Save…
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Added by Christina Anne Williams on March 16, 2011 at 11:50am — No Comments

Japan's Quake and Tsunami. Life is not fair.

 

We are reminded yet again of the fragility of life. The record-breaking earthquake in Japan this past Friday triggered a destructive tsunami, swallowing the lives of thousands. After learning of the news, my 10-year old son innocently turned to me with fear in his eyes and asked, “Mom, will there ever be a tsunami where we live?” I simply hugged him with a reassuring embrace (the kind where we… Continue

Added by Bradi Nathan on March 14, 2011 at 5:20pm — 2 Comments

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