Tsunami Effects, Soma city, Fukushima, Japan

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Photo and caption by pierpaolo mittica

After two years from the Tsunami in Japan, the effects are still evident. The port of Soma has suffered devastating damage from the Tsunami, with the destruction of most of its structures and vessels. But the worst damage came from contamination poured into the sea from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. It is still forbidden to fish, the consequences are serious for the Japanese fishing industry in 2011, after the nuclear tragedy, suffered losses measured between 1.3 and 2.6 billion dollars.

Location: Soma City, Fukushima, Japan

 

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