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Victoria :: Canada | almost 2 years ago

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A smear of tsunami debris, rather than a massive surge, is likely to wash up on B.C.'s west coast over the next two years, says a Fisheries and Oceans scientist working on an evolving federal and provincial tsunami debris management plan...The

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Tōkyō :: Japan | almost 2 years ago

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I have a picture of my friend, call him Mr. Big, hoisting a Styrofoam float twice his size over his head in his best impression of Atlas keeping the world aloft. We were on a rocky shore just south of Cape Scott on the northwest coast of Vancouver

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Tōkyō :: Japan | almost 2 years 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 | almost 2 years 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 | almost 2 years 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 | almost 2 years 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 | almost 2 years 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 | almost 2 years 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 | almost 2 years 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 | almost 2 years 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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