Tsunami Invasive Species Impact Unknown

NEWPORT, Ore. — Scientists from Oregon State University released a report Wednesday saying the potential damage from invasive species found on tsunami debris may not be known for years. More than three dozen pieces of debris from the 2011 Japanese tsunami have washed ashore on the Northwest coast carrying species of algae, barnacles, mussels, starfish, … Continue reading »

More Japanese Tsunami Debris Washes Up

GLENEDEN BEACH, Ore. — Scientists closely inspected what appears to be the latest round of Japanese tsunami debris to wash ashore in Oregon. A boat, washed away during the tsunami that followed the Tohoku earthquake on March 11, 2011, now sits on Gleneden Beach. The 30-foot vessel is hull up and embedded with sand. It … Continue reading »