Japan Tsunami Debris

Mystery Boat Washes Ashore

CBC | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A boat that washed up on Vancouver Island appears to have been pushed across the Pacific Ocean by the massive Japanese tsunami of 2011. The boat, wh...

Japan Funds B.C. Tsunami Cleanup

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.06.2013 | Canada British Columbia

HAIDA GWAII, B.C. - First Nations on British Columbia's north coast will share in $139,000 in funding from the Japanese government to establish a tsun...

B.C.-Bound Tsunami Debris Delayed?

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.29.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - In the weeks and months following the devastating March 2011 Japanese tsunami, governments along the West Coast of this continent began pr...

2 Years Later: How Japan Tsunami Affects B.C.

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 03.12.2013 | Canada British Columbia

As Japan marks the second grim anniversary of a devastating tsunami, British Columbia continues to grapple with the debris that is washing up on its c...

App Tracks B.C. Tsunami Debris

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.04.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - With more than a million tonnes of debris from the Japanese tsunami floating toward North American shores and beaches, a new app is encour...

HOW Much Tsunami Debris?

CP | Dene Moore, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.25.2012 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - British Columbia could see an increase in debris washing ashore from the Japanese tsunami as winter storms begin to batter the coast, and ...

B.C. Minister Visits Tsunami Debris

CBC | Posted 09.08.2012 | Canada

B.C. Environment Minister Terry Lake is scheduled to meet with local government officials and First Nations on Haida Gwaii today to talk about debris ...

Tsunami Debris Turning Beaches Into 'Landfills'

CBC | Posted 08.22.2012 | Canada

A surge of debris washing up on the shores of B.C.’s Haida Gwaii and believed to be from the 2011 Japanese tsunami is prompting calls to launch poss...

Not Just Debris Coming From Japan

AP | Posted 06.10.2012 | Canada

When a floating dock the size of a boxcar washed up on a sandy beach in Oregon, beachcombers got excited because it was the largest piece of debris fr...

More Tsunami Strangeness Washes Ashore

CBC | Posted 07.08.2012 | Canada

A volleyball swept away from an area hit by last year's tsunami in Japan and found on a a B.C. beach has been identified as a commemorati...

Tsunami Motorcycle Makes Its Way Home

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.06.2012 | Canada

VICTORIA - Call it the brotherhood of the travelling bike.For many Canadian bikers the storied journey of the Harley-Davidson bike from Japan to B.C.'...

Did Tsunami Motorcycle Wash Ashore In Canada?

CBC | Posted 06.29.2012 | Canada

A beachcomber on British Columbia's Haida Gwaii islands has discovered what may be the first piece of debris from the Japanese tsunami to...

Haunting Postcard From Japan Reaches B.C.

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.23.2012 | Canada

VANCOUVER - A 54-meter-long fishing vessel linked to last year's devastating earthquake and tsunami in Japan has been spotted adrift off the British C...

Japan Debris Washing Up In B.C., Residents Say

CBC | Posted 02.14.2012 | Canada

Some residents of the west coast of Vanouver island believe they are starting to see debris from the devastating Japanese tsunami in Marc...

TVs And Fridges From The Japanese Tsunami Could Reach BC by 2014

CP | Jennifer Sinco Kelleher, The Associated Press | Posted 12.25.2011 | Canada

HONOLULU, Hawaii - Up to 20 million tons of tsunami debris floating from Japan could arrive on British Columbia's shores by 2014, according to estimat...