One of the debris fields from the March, 2011 tsunami
(source: US Navy)
Japanese Tsunami Debris is Landing on our Beaches
Here some updated links regarding the tsunami debris:
Japan gives B.C. $1-million for tsunami debris cleanup
B.C. Ministry of Environment
The original estimate was it would take a few years, but debris from the Japanese tsunami might already be finding its way to B.C. beaches. Here are some links with information related to this event:
Flying Cuttlefish picayune blog: DEBRIS MAKES LANDFALL IN US & CANADA
Tsunami Debris and North America: Is the Tail Wagging the Dog?
CBC.ca: Is tsunami debris from Japan reaching B.C.?
Live to Surf - Tofino surf shop blog
CNN.com:Tsunami debris spotted along West Coast
NOAA Marine Debris website
The Telegraph news
Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup