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the great wall of japan

Screen Shot 2015-03-23 at 11.32.48 PMBecause history has shown just how effective walls are against nature, Japan is doing 400 km of their very own to prevent the kind of mass death the last tsunami caused.  Will 5 stories tall be enough? 

We like local mayor Tsuneaki Iguchi‘s comment, and it applies to everyone everywhere who lives on a major coast.  “We don’t need the sea wall to be higher. What we do need is for everyone to evacuate,” Iguchi said.  Read the full story here.