Comments on: Setting Sail on a Tsunami Debris Research Mission http://blog.oceanconservancy.org/2012/05/17/setting-sail-on-a-tsunami-debris-research-mission/ News, opinions, photos and facts from Ocean Conservancy Sun, 31 Aug 2014 16:34:10 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.4.2 By: Fujisawa Beach Cleaning Project http://blog.oceanconservancy.org/2012/05/17/setting-sail-on-a-tsunami-debris-research-mission/#comment-132 Fujisawa Beach Cleaning Project Sun, 10 Jun 2012 00:53:59 +0000 http://blog.oceanconservancy.org/?p=642#comment-132 [...] Follow the Research Expedition to map Tsunami Debris here. [...] [...] Follow the Research Expedition to map Tsunami Debris here. [...]

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By: Even in the Ocean, Every Rose Has Its Thorn | The Blog Aquatic http://blog.oceanconservancy.org/2012/05/17/setting-sail-on-a-tsunami-debris-research-mission/#comment-125 Even in the Ocean, Every Rose Has Its Thorn | The Blog Aquatic Fri, 08 Jun 2012 15:23:56 +0000 http://blog.oceanconservancy.org/?p=642#comment-125 [...] is the Malaysian word for rose, but Typhoon Mawar has been nothing but a thorn since we arrived in Yokohama, Japan. Like hurricanes, typhoons form when tropical depressions escalate into cyclones; in the Pacific, [...] [...] is the Malaysian word for rose, but Typhoon Mawar has been nothing but a thorn since we arrived in Yokohama, Japan. Like hurricanes, typhoons form when tropical depressions escalate into cyclones; in the Pacific, [...]

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By: briseboy http://blog.oceanconservancy.org/2012/05/17/setting-sail-on-a-tsunami-debris-research-mission/#comment-75 briseboy Thu, 17 May 2012 21:25:16 +0000 http://blog.oceanconservancy.org/?p=642#comment-75 I would suspect that an interesting use of trawling nets could be made in the heavier accumulation in the NP Gyre. Since a number of organisms live and/or reproduce there, it would be good to hear about their adaptation and the consequences of trash removal, if such a project could be created. Incidentally, my brother reported to me the huge extent of plastics and other manufactured material during his passage through it more than a decade ago. I would suspect that an interesting use of trawling nets could be made in the heavier accumulation in the NP Gyre. Since a number of organisms live and/or reproduce there, it would be good to hear about their adaptation and the consequences of trash removal, if such a project could be created.
Incidentally, my brother reported to me the huge extent of plastics and other manufactured material during his passage through it more than a decade ago.

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