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Study finds lots of plastic ingested by Hawaii fish

Study finds lots of plastic ingested by Hawaii fish

HAWAII – Large, predatory fishes from the offshore waters around Hawai‘i have been ingesting a surprisingly large amount of plastic and other marine debris, according to new research by scientists at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa. These observations are the first of their kind in scope and in number, and they suggest that more

VIDEO: Debris from Japan tsunami will wash ashore on Hawaii

Voice of Stephanie Salazar University of Hawaii researches are projecting further impacts here on Hawaii Island from the 9.0 earthquake in Japan. This time, a surge of debris from the destroyed remnants of Japan’s coastal towns are expected to wash ashore in two to five years. Researchers at the University of Hawaii at Manoa’s International Pacific

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