Gallery: 20 Million Tons of Japanese Debris Spotted En Route to Hawaii

 

When the tsunami struck Japan earlier in the year, the country suffered a devastating loss of life and a nuclear meltdown. However it seems like it will not be the only country affected by the disaster. In July, we reported how debris from the coastline was swept into the ocean and was being carried by ocean currents towards Hawaii. We first learned that the debris would hit the west coast of North America by 2014, but scientists now believe that the 20 MILLION TONS of rubbish could hit sooner.

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  1. caeman October 26, 2011 at 11:15 am

    I have never thought of TVs as being less dense than water. Interesting.

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