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stock image from 2011 (Photo credit Kent Nishimura/AFP/Getty Images)

Island Of Japan’s Tsunami Debris The Size Of Texas Coming To US

An island of debris the size of Texas is floating in the Pacific Ocean heading straight to the United States, a new report states.

CBS Seattle–11/05/2013

Maoi statues on Easter Island ( MARTIN BERNETTI/AFP/Getty Images)

Scientists: Easter Island’s Inhabitants Ate Rats, Not Fish

Though surrounded by water, the residents of Easter Island turned to an earthier diet…namely rats. Scientists analyzed teeth from 41 skeletons to determine what they ate before they died… and were surprised to find the islanders lacked seafood in their diet.

09/25/2013

File image of a krill via NOAA (sanctuaries.noaa.gov/)

Scientists Study Massive Record Krill Die-Off On Coast

A new report from the Press Democrat says scientists are still puzzled as to how millions of krill died and washed ashore along 250 miles of coast from Northern California to southern Oregon last month.

CBS Seattle–07/15/2013

stock image from 2011 (Photo credit Kent Nishimura/AFP/Getty Images)

More 2011 Tsunami Debris Washes Up On Local Shores

SEATTLE (AP) — Federal, state and tribal officials are attempting to track a large dock that was reported drifting off the coast of Washington state, one of potentially hundreds of objects that could wash up along […]

CBS Seattle–12/18/2012

Winter Can Mean Great Deals On Home Improvement

Winter Weather Around State Shifting To Neutral Pattern

Forecasters who thought Washington was in for a warmer, drier El Nino winter say the outlook has shifted to a more neutral pattern.

CBS Seattle–10/23/2012

File photo of a dock devastated by a tsunami in Japan. (Photo by ROSLAN RAHMAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Official: Dock Found In Ore. Is Debris From Japan

A nearly 70-foot-long dock that floated ashore on an Oregon beach was torn loose from a fishing port in northern Japan by last year’s tsunami and drifted across thousands of miles of Pacific Ocean, a Japanese Consulate official said Wednesday.

06/06/2012