Ahhhh bliss. It’s a beautiful Friday before a loooong spring weekend. Birds are chirping, it’s sunny and warm, and- …OMFG THERE’S A GIANT ISLAND OF TOXIC DEBRIS FLOATING TOWARDS THE WEST COAST!
Miles of debris swept into the Pacific during the tsunami that slammed Japan in March 2011. The photo above is the largest “island” of trash and it covers 2.2 million square feet.
That’s just the biggest chunk of it. The entire mess is…well, it’s pretty big. Here’s a map of its projected path:
You can see more photos in this slideshow on The Telegraph’s website.
So nothing to fret about really. There’s tons of fresh drinking water on other planets!