Gallery: Researchers Say Garbage Island of Japan Tsunami Debris Will Re...


As if the numerous earthquakes, tsunamis and nuclear meltdowns in Japan weren’t bad enough, the resulting debris from the March 11th tsunami is now heading for Hawaii, and eventually to the West Coast of the United States. The conglomerated debris has made up a garbage island of houses, tires, chemicals and trees that researchers estimate will float across the Pacific and hit Hawaii’s shores in just a year.

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