Thursday, November 8, 2018

How an Earthquake in Japan Triggered an Algae Invasion in the Pacific Northwest


In 2011, a colossal tsunami set off by a magnitude 9.0 earthquake slammed into the eastern shores of Japan. Not long afterwards, some of the 1.5 million tons of floating debris created by the waves, from buoys and boats to entire fishing docks, began washing up along America’s northwest Pacific coast. Read more... source: https://earther.gizmodo.com/how-an-earthquake-in-japan-triggered-an-algae-invasion-1830255088 #Headlines by: Robin George Andrews on Earther, shared by Andrew Couts to Gizmodo

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