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Robot farm to open in tsunami disaster area

The project will see the world’s first robot farm open on land swamped by the tsunami in Japan. Miyagi Prefecture in Japan was one of the worst hit ar…

The Man Who Couldn’t Wait

Hideaki Akaiwa was at work on March 11th when the earthquake and then the tsunami hit his hometown, Ishinomaki in Japan’s Miyagi Prefecture. The city was covered with water ten feet deep -for days. Hideaki’s wife was missing somewhere in the flooded area. Rescue workers told Hideaki that all they could do was wait for [...]

Kori no Suizokukan – The Frozen Aquarium

The “Kori no Suizokukan” (Ice Aquarium) in Kesennuma, Miyagi Prefecture, displays around 450 specimens of fish from over 80 different species, flash frozen in a life-like state after being unloaded from fishing vessels at a nearby port.The Aquarium (more like a museum or a supermarket’s frozen seafoodsection, actually) contains about 50 clear ice columns from [...]