Over 110,000 albatross chicks and 2,000 adults were killed from the tsunami.
Federal Fish and Wildlife Service officials report that Wisdom, a Laysan albatross first tagged during the 1950’s and estimated to be 60+ years old has survived the tsunami, however.
Source: USA Today Science
Andrew Revkin of Dot Earth on what earthquake-prone countries can learn from Japan’s resilience, motivation and planning. Here.