We tune into the news every day to see almost unfathomable destruction. We want to help, but it's all so far away. What can we do? Although workers in Japan are working directly with rescue and recovery efforts, people all across the world are contributing to Japan's recovery. Some are traveling to Japan through volunteer opportunities. Others are reporting on the activity, or considering the economic implications and effects on international trade. Food scientists are looking at the effects of radiation on crops.
In today's global village, a natural disaster has far-reaching implications. But the world can also come together to give aid