1. DRIFTER

    Japanese Ghost Ship Nears Canada

    A year after a massive earthquake and tsunami devastated Japan, a fishing boat has drifted across the Pacific and is now 120 miles off the coast of Canada. The ship, a 150-foot squid fishing boat, was found right side up by an aircraft on routine surveillance patrol. The numbers on the hull were traced to Japan, which confirmed that nobody was believed to be on board. It’s the first piece of tsunami garbage to reach North America.

    Read it at The Vancouver Sun