Monday, October 30, 2017

Hitchhikers

Biodiversity
Pollution
STEM
Environmental and Science Education
Edward Hessler

The 2011 earthquake off the coast of eastern Japan has resulted in the transport of several hundred species of animals to the west coasts of the United States and Canada. They moved this distance at 2-4 km an hour, a relatively slow movement east to west. 

This short film shows the process and the short article from Science describes some of the events.

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