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Tracking Marine Debris from the Japanese Tsunami

By NOAA’s Office of Response and Restoration The March 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan were tragic events, but you can help NOAA in the aftermath of these disasters by [...]
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Japanese tsunami debris washes up on U.S. West Coast nine months after disaster (and there's 100 MILLION more tons on its way) - 16th Dec 2011

News : The Coming Crisis (3 years ago)

Large black floats are the first remnants of Japan's devastating earthquake and tsunami to begin washing up on the American coastline. The debris traveled 4,500 miles on Pacific Ocean currents, pushed by wind and water, to reach the... Read Post

86% of municipalities reluctant to accept debris from March disasters, Japan

News : The Coming Crisis (3 years ago)

TOKYO (Kyodo) -- A total of 86 percent of municipalities in Japan responding to a survey said they are reluctant to accept debris from Iwate and Miyagi prefectures, which were severely hit by the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami, p... Read Post

Tracking Marine Debris from the Japanese Tsunami Aftermath

Issues & Causes / Environmentalism : Planetsave (3 years ago)

The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration are tracking the path of debris pulled out to sea in the wake of the Japanese tsunami that took place in March of 2011, predicting that locations in Hawaii and the West Coast ... Read Post


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