After tsunami, ocean plastic acted as rafts for small sea life

Signal of change / After tsunami, ocean plastic acted as rafts for small sea life

By Madhumitha Ardhanari / 03 Oct 2017

After tsunami, ocean plastic acted as rafts for small sea life

A total of 289 living species were found in the US on tsunami debris originating from Japan between 2012 and 2017, said the report in the journal Science. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share via E-Mail MIAMI: After a tsunami hit Japan in 2011, hundreds of aquatic species migrated across the ocean to the US by hitching rides on debris that acted as rafts, researchers said on Thursday (Sep 28).



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