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Giant Garbage Patch Develops from Tsunami Debris

Massive floating rubbish islands of houses, cars and bodies almost 70 miles in length from the Japanese tsunami are causing chaos in the shipping lanes of the Pacific Ocean as it heads for the west coast of the United States. … Continue reading

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Velux Skippers Hold Regatta for NZ and Japan Earthquake Victims

There were plenty of healthy rivalries on the water in Punta del Este as the VELUX 5 OCEANS staged a charity regatta to raise money for the Red Cross Disaster Fund in support of New Zealand and Japan.

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Seacology Announces Japanese Disaster Relief Fund

Seacology, a Berkeley, CA based nonprofit organization with the goal of preserving the cultures and environments of islands around the world has announced the Seacology Japanese Disaster Relief Fund. With several colleagues and board members and the 2007 Seacology Prize … Continue reading

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Tsunami Damage Estimates at over $50 million for California

While there is certainly no way we can make a comparison between the tsunami damage in California and what happened in Japan, the effects of last Friday’s tsunami were not insignificant to the some harbors in the state. The earthquake-triggered … Continue reading

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