Tsunami in Japan

Tsunami in Japan

I never thought I would be running from a tsunami in Japan, but that happened. As most know by now, I do a lot of volunteer work in ocean activism when I’m not storm chasing in Tornado Alley. Most of my volunteerism involves working with the Dolphin Project to protect wild dolphins around the globe. I was in Otsuchi, Iwate Prefecture, Japan on March 11th, 2011 monitoring the slaughter of Dall’s porpoises and standing just a few feet from the water on a man-made pier in the middle of Otsuchi harbor when the M9.0 earthquake hit. I’m not going to go into detail on my personal blog about the events that followed.  I usually keep my activism and storm chasing separated and will continue to do so. However, a lot of people have inquired about my well being and I want to let them know that I’m alive and fine. I and a team of …Read more »