from Photographers' Blog:

Seaside nuclear power

May 21, 2013

Omaezaki, Japan

By Toru Hanai

Chubu Electric Power Co.'s Hamaoka Nuclear Power Station in Japan is located at water level next to a beach. It is also widely reported to be one of the world's most dangerous nuclear plants as it sits close to a major fault line - not unlike the one that caused the Fukushima nuclear disaster.

from Our Take on Your Take:

On the shores of Oman

June 11, 2010

Omanis watch waves hitting Muscat corniche promenade as Cyclone Phet hit on June 4, 2010 the Eastern part of Oman causing floods and big waves.   Your View/Roman Garba

When Cyclone Phet hit Oman, pictures coming out of the region were minimal. Because we don't often see pictures from Oman, I was pleasantly surprised to see this Your View submission from Roman Garba. The image captures a street scene but also large waves - one of the effects of the cyclone.