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VANCOUVER — It has been five years since a magnitude-9.0 earthquake rattled northeastern Japan, claiming at least 15,000 lives and leaving more than half a million people homeless. 970 more words
Five years on, tsunami debris on ocean floor near Fukushima nuclear plant remains untouched -- Fukushima Minpo via The Japan Times
” The Fisheries Agency will continue to subsidize efforts by Fukushima Prefecture to remove tsunami-related debris from the ocean floor.
The newest tranche of cash will be used to lift vehicles, concrete blocks and smashed buildings from the seabed within 20 km of the Fukushima No. 360 more words
By: Megan Lamson, Guest Blogger and Coordinator of the Hawaiʻi Island Marine Debris Removal Project for the Hawaiʻi Wildlife Fund
At the bottom of South Point Road in Kamaʻoa (Kaʻū district, SE Hawaiʻi) lies a well-known rocky shoreline named Ka Lae, translated from Hawaiian to mean point, promontory, or wisdom. 456 more words
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Hundreds of tons of marine debris have been collected from the shores of Alaska and British Columbia as part of an unprecedented cleanup effort that an organizer says barely made a dent in the rubbish that remains on beaches. 659 more words