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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 19, 2015
Scientists create 360-degree images of Hawaii coral reefs
Alongside the lush and steep windward coast of the Hawaii island of Oahu researchers are creating images of coral reefs that ...
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 12, 2015
Odd suckers: Octopus species that's weirdly social, romantic
The octopus already is an oddball of the ocean. Now biologists have rediscovered a species of that eight-arm sea creature ...
August 04, 2015
Toxic algae blooming in warm water from California to Alaska
A vast bloom of toxic algae off the West Coast is denser, more widespread and deeper than scientists feared even weeks ago, ...
August 04, 2015
Drought could hurt endangered fish caught in water fight
California's historic drought could wipe out a tiny, endangered fish that's played an outsized role in the state's water wars
July 24, 2015
Mystery beach blast in Rhode Island blamed on hydrogen gas
A mysterious blast on a Rhode Island beach likely was caused by the combustion of hydrogen gas that had built up because of ...
July 22, 2015
Official orca census: 81 whales, including 4 babies
The annual July tally of endangered orcas is complete, and researchers have counted 81 whales, including four babies born ...
July 22, 2015
Collector finds marine reptile fossil in mountains of Alaska
Researchers have confirmed the discovery of a marine reptile fossil in the Talkeetna Mountains, the University of Alaska ...
July 09, 2015
Summer forecast for Lake Erie: Another big algae outbreak
Lake Erie will see one of the most severe toxic algae outbreaks in recent years this summer, a year after toxins contaminated ...
July 02, 2015
Man bitten by shark on NC Outer Banks is 7th this summer
A shark bit a 68-year-old man several times Wednesday in waist-deep water off North Carolina's Outer Banks, officials said, ...
July 01, 2015
Fishing groups ask court to halt ocean seismic testing
Five fishing groups asked a federal court to stop scientists from blasting the ocean floor with sound waves, arguing their ...
June 29, 2015
Recent spike in shark attacks reported off Carolinas coast
Shark experts have a not-so-reassuring explanation for a recent spate of attacks along on the coast of the Carolinas: It's ...
June 19, 2015
Japan aims to resume Antarctic whaling later this year
Japan says it plans to resume whale hunts in the Antarctic later this year, even though the International Whaling Commission ...
June 17, 2015
NASA: International satellite studying oceans stops working
NASA says an international satellite studying the world's oceans has stopped working after four years. The space agency said ...
June 15, 2015
'Brown ocean' effect may bedevil soggy Texas as storm nears
The historic rainfall that inundated Texas in May has left the soil saturated and rivers engorged, and a scientist involved ...
June 12, 2015
States agree to cut pollutants behind Lake Erie algae
Ohio and Michigan have agreed to sharply reduce phosphorus runoff blamed for a rash of harmful algae blooms on Lake Erie that ...
June 05, 2015
Christie administration sues to halt ocean-blasting research
Gov. Chris Christie's administration is seeking federal court action to halt research that involves blasting the ocean floor ...
June 04, 2015
Marine sanctuary researchers gain access to more shipwrecks
Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary in Michigan is rolling out the buoys and starting another season of work on Lake Huron ...
June 02, 2015
Noisy debate about storm-protection research off New Jersey
A plan to help the world's coastal regions protect themselves against killer weather like Superstorm Sandy is pitting a group ...