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…Continue
Added by Sandra Tyler on March 25, 2011 at 12:11pm — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Portia Mount on March 17, 2011 at 9:22am — No Comments
Added by Christina Anne Williams on March 16, 2011 at 11:50am — No Comments
Unless you live under a rock you have seen or heard the devastation that hit Japan yesterday. It’s all over the media, you can’t miss it. Japan had one of the largest earthquakes on record. Hitting 8.9 in magnitude is unbelievable and the death toll and destruction is mounting as fast as they can get it on the news. Today is…Continue
Added by Jacqueline Way on March 11, 2011 at 11:06pm — No Comments