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September 10, 2015
Swimmer has eyes on aquatic prize: to swim around the world
Martin Strel swims with a knife strapped to his right leg — in case he encounters sharks, "vampire" fish and other deadly ...
September 09, 2015
More coastal nuisance flooding forecast for coming months
Federal scientists said Wednesday they expect nuisance flooding to increase in many places along the nation's coasts in ...
September 08, 2015
Visibility a challenge for scientists studying German U-boat
Scientists who set out to use submersibles to study a German U-boat off the Rhode Island coast said Tuesday they were ...
September 07, 2015
Study: Are we shifting to fewer, weaker Atlantic hurricanes?
A new but controversial study asks if an end is coming to the busy Atlantic hurricane seasons of recent decades. The Atlantic ...
September 04, 2015
Scientists exploring wreck of sunken U-boat off Rhode Island
Scientists are using submersibles to explore a German U-boat sunk 7 miles off the Rhode Island coast the day before Nazi ...
August 29, 2015
Officials urge residents to stay prepared tropical storm
Tropical Storm Erika may be getting weaker, but Florida officials still want residents to be prepared. Despite greater ...
August 28, 2015
Will Tropical Storm Erika hit Florida? Many factors at play
The National Hurricane Center said Friday that Tropical Storm Erika is forecast to weaken into a tropical depression.
August 27, 2015
Scientists squabble while Africa's only penguins perish
They're cute, knee-high, they bray like donkeys and are a tourist attraction near Cape Town. But African Penguins — the ...
August 20, 2015
Study: Hunting for bigger fish, game isn't sustainable
Humans are fishing and hunting animals that are the wrong size and age, in an unsustainable way that flies in the face of ...
August 18, 2015
Lobster population is shifting north; ocean warming blamed
The lobster population has crashed to the lowest levels on record in southern New England while climbing to heights never ...
August 13, 2015
Federal experts: This El Nino may be historically strong
The current El Nino, nicknamed Bruce Lee, is already the second strongest on record for this time of year and could be one ...
August 10, 2015
Stinking mats of seaweed piling up on Caribbean beaches
The picture-perfect beaches and turquoise waters that people expect on their visits to the Caribbean are increasingly being ...
August 03, 2015
Whale appears alongside yachts in luxury Argentine area
A whale appeared in the marina of one of Buenos Aires' most exclusive neighborhoods Monday, periodically surfacing alongside ...
July 30, 2015
Hope for miracle dims but search goes on for missing boys
Families hoped for a miracle even as science nagged that one was improbable and rescue crews went into a seventh day of ...
July 29, 2015
Coast Guard official: Search for teens is 'active and open'
Coast Guard and state officials visited the Florida home of one of two missing teenage boaters Wednesday, and a spokesman ...
July 28, 2015
Missing teens strayed from planned route into open ocean
Two teens whose lives were intertwined with the sea remained lost in the Atlantic on Tuesday, as their families and ...
July 28, 2015
The Latest on missing boys: Search crews enter 5th night
The latest on the search for the two Florida teens who went missing while on a fishing trip off Florida's Atlantic coast: ...
May 27, 2015
Hurricane predictions breeze in: Feds expect light season
With six to 11 named storms predicted, this year's hurricane season may be slower than average — but officials say that's no ...
May 10, 2015
Newport history, beauty propel sailors in global ocean race
This City by the Sea is riding a wave of excitement harkening to its heyday as an international sailing mecca as it hosts ...
May 10, 2015
Tropical storm Ana, a bit weaker, near coast of Carolinas
Tropical Storm Ana weakened slightly as it lumbered just off the coast of South Carolina, sending pounding surf crashing ...