Stepping inside the nuclear red zones of Fukushima
October 1, 2015, 6:30 a.m. by Catie Leary
An eye-opening photo essay documents the haunting towns that were forcibly abandoned following the 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster.
2011 Japan tsunami unleashed ozone-destroying chemicals
April 6, 2015, 12:33 p.m. by Becky Oskin, LiveScience
Countries rarely account for greenhouse gases released into the atmosphere due to natural disasters when calculating their annual emissions.
Evidence of 500-year-old monster tsunami found in Hawaiian sinkhole
October 23, 2014, 11:37 a.m. by Laura Geggel, LiveScience
The new study has led state officials to revise evacuation maps for some Hawaiian residents.
Tsunamiball: A handcrafted wooden vessel for riding out unlikely disasters
September 30, 2014, 7:19 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Meet Chris Robinson, an average California dad who just happens to be constructing a 22-foot-long tsunami escape pod out of plywood in his backyard.
New evidence for ancient Alaskan tsunamis found
May 9, 2014, 10:21 a.m. by Becky Oskin, LiveScience's OurAmazingPlanet
Many tsunamis have flooded Alaska's southern islands and fjords in the past several thousand years.
Attractive Puget Sound home doubles as tsunami-resilient fortress
January 28, 2014, 8 p.m. by Matt Hickman
While its name might evoke scenes of Mother Nature at her most destructive, the cleverly designed Tsunami House on Camano Island, Wash. revolves around comfort, elegance and resilience.
How Typhoon Haiyan compares to the 2004 tsunami
November 13, 2013, 10:49 a.m. by Douglas Main, LiveScience
Scenes of walls of water moving across coastal villages seemed to connect the two events in people's minds.
Tsunami debris 'island' isn't Texas-sized, but it is headed toward the U.S.
November 7, 2013, 10:54 a.m. by Denise Chow, LiveScience
Some 1.5 million tons of debris is drifting toward the United States, but the NOAA cannot accurately predict when that debris will arrive.