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Tōkyō :: Japan | over 1 year ago

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While the underlying purpose of picking up trash has not changed, this year will feature a bit of citizen science as participants keep an eye peeled for debris washing ashore from the March 2011 Japanese tsunami. Regular beachgoers see items of

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Fukushima :: Japan | over 1 year ago

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But this year there's a major new question hanging over the event: Will the army of volunteers find debris from last year's Japanese tsunami? Although much of the millions of tons of wood, plastic and other trash that was swept out to sea during the

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Vancouver :: WA :: USA | over 1 year ago

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Officials in British Columbia are welcoming Japan's offer to pay for the disposal of tsunami debris washing up on the west coast of North America but some say the cost of the clean-up is the least of the province's worries. The bigger issue is how

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Ōsaka :: Japan | over 1 year ago

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The 150-pound piece of a skiff, torn in half and adorned with Japanese characters, was most likely a remnant of the tsunami that struck eastern Japan last year. This scientific expedition was unusual in many ways, including the fact that it didn't

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Tōkyō :: Japan | over 1 year ago

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The state Ecology Department says some strange flotsam reported on the Washington coast near Ocean Shores last weekend is probably not debris from the Japanese tsunami. Whatcom County should be mostly sheltered from the incoming and possibly

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Anchorage :: AK :: USA | over 1 year ago

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A group of West Coast lawmakers has introduced the Marine Debris Emergency Act to help local and state governments respond more rapidly to the debris, which poses environmental hazards. The bill comes after a 66-foot-long dock floated onto an Oregon

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Portland :: OR :: USA | over 1 year ago

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Oregon Nongovernmental groups from Japan and the United States have kicked off a three-day workshop to share knowledge and plan for the influx of tsunami debris in North America. Representatives from the Japan Environmental Action Network, an NGO

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Fukushima :: Japan | over 1 year ago

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Some 88.3 percent of respondents said the incineration of debris by municipalities nationwide should be promoted, with just 8.8 percent opposed, according to the survey. The government has asked prefectures and municipalities outside the Tohoku

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Fukushima :: Japan | over 1 year ago

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It was getting on towards sunset on Monday, May 7, and Lorrie Snyderr, on a visit to Cambria from Los Angeles, was checking out the sunset from the bluff at Moonstone Beach, near the steps at the parking lot by the mouth of Santa Rosa Creek. Peering

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Westport :: CT :: USA | over 1 year ago

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Officials are monitoring a large piece of possible tsunami debris about 25 miles off Washington's coast near Westport...He says the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has been tracking the debris move along the coast for about a week.

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