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A man walks down a street through debris in Minamisanriku, Miyagi prefecture on March 18, 2011. (credit: TORU YAMANAKA/AFP/Getty Images)

Scientists: Creatures From Japan Tsunami Debris ‘Clear Threat’ To West Coast

While scientists expect much of the floating debris to follow the currents to the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, an accumulation of millions of tons of small bits of plastic floating in the northern Pacific, tsunami debris that can catch the wind is making its way to North America.

06/07/2012

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