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Another $270,000 allocated for tsunami debris cleanup

The province has allocated more funds for  tsunami debris removal from B.C. shores.

$270,000 was awarded to the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup.

The money comes from the $1-million grant that the Japanese government gave to Canada to help with tsunami debris removal. 244 more words


Where Are We Now? Tsunami Debris Three Years Later

By: Nancy Wallace, Marine Debris Program Director

Last month, six high school students from California visited Rikuzentakata, a city in Japan’s Iwate Prefecture that was nearly destroyed three years ago today by a massive earthquake and tsunami. 813 more words

Ucluelet gets $80,000 to fund Japanese tsunami debris cleanup

Efforts are ramping up to gather Japanese tsunami debris from B.C.’s shoreline this month.

The District of Ucluelet is getting more than $80,000 and dozens of volunteers to help cleanup an area spanning 100 kilometres of coastline, the B.C. 370 more words