Twenty five million tons of debris from the tsunami that struck Japan 11 months ago is on a slow-motion collision course with the west coast of the U.S. The flotsam could include parts of houses, cars, boats and even human remains. "I would not be surprised to see some fishing vessels by April, and the main mass of debris start arriving a year from this March," said oceanographer and beachcomber Curtis Ebbesmeyer.
West Coast beachcombers are likely to stumble across some gruesome discoveries over the next few months, as experts warn that human remains are set to reach the shore. Dozens of bones are expected to wash up as part of the jetsam fr... Read Post
The scenic shores of Hawaii are bracing for a surge of waves, but not of water. Up to 20 million tons of debris from last spring's catastrophic tsunami in Japan is heading toward Hawaii, and is expected to reach the U.S. coast by 2... Read Post