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February 10, 2017
Warm ocean water triggered vast seabird die-off, experts say
A year after tens of thousands of common murres, an abundant North Pacific seabird, starved and washed ashore on beaches from ...
February 07, 2017
Major global warming study again questioned, again defended
Another round of bickering is boiling over about temperature readings used in a 2015 study to show how the planet is warming.
January 30, 2017
Storms preview ocean-rise damage to California cities, roads
Ocean rise already is worsening the floods and high tides sweeping California this stormy winter, climate experts say, and ...
January 28, 2017
Study says grass carp have invaded 3 of the Great Lakes
Invasive grass carp have reached three of the Great Lakes and pose a significant environmental risk there, but time remains ...
January 19, 2017
Were opportunities for clues from MH370 debris missed?
Three nations shelled out around $160 million and years' worth of work on the underwater search for missing Malaysia Airlines ...
January 04, 2017
Quirk may shield US coast during busy hurricane seasons
A climatic quirk seems to be slightly shielding the U.S. coast during busy hurricane seasons, often weakening major storms ...
January 03, 2017
After financial setback, $305M Miami science museum rises
A new $305 million science museum in Miami that officials say will be one of the nation's most sophisticated is on target to ...
December 23, 2016
Endangered Puget Sound orca found dead off Canadian coast
Scientists say an orca found dead off the coast of British Columbia belongs to the endangered population of killer whales ...
December 17, 2016
Scuba Santa feeds the fish this holiday season in California
'Tis the season for Santa to take a scuba dive. As part of holiday festivities at the California Academy of Sciences, the ...
November 29, 2016
Great Barrier Reef sees record coral deaths this year
Warming oceans this year have caused the largest die-off of corals ever recorded on Australia's Great Barrier Reef, ...
November 17, 2016
AP Analysis: How well will Antarctic marine reserve work?
Last month 24 nations and the European Union agreed to create the world's largest marine reserve near Antarctica. The reserve ...
October 29, 2016
Scientists call for breaching dams to save Puget Sound orcas
Researchers who track the endangered population of orcas that frequent Washington state waters said Friday that three whales ...
October 27, 2016
Report: Wildlife populations halved on average since '70s
Global wildlife populations have fallen an average of 58 percent from 1970 levels, with human activity reducing the numbers ...
October 17, 2016
Deadly cat poop causes rift among animal defenders in Hawaii
Two wildlife issues have collided in Hawaii, pitting one group of animal defenders against another in an impassioned debate.
October 04, 2016
Researchers find abundant life in Hawaii's twilight zone
Coral reefs in Hawaii's oceanic twilight zone, where light still penetrates and photosynthesis occurs, are abundant and host ...
October 03, 2016
2 baby manatees rescued after mom found dead in Florida Keys
Two baby manatees have been rescued after their mother was found dead in the Florida Keys. Dolphin Research Center Mary ...
September 30, 2016
Researchers sample unusually rich deep-sea area off Hawaii
Federal researchers have just returned from an expedition to study the biodiversity and mechanisms of an unusually rich ...
September 30, 2016
Warm Pacific Ocean 'blob' facilitated vast toxic algae bloom
A new study finds that unusually warm Pacific Ocean temperatures helped cause a massive bloom of toxic algae last year that ...
September 27, 2016
Spate of whale entanglements could inform regulations
A recent spate of entanglements of rare whales off of New England could help shape future regulations to preserve the ...
September 24, 2016
Warmer waters might prevent baby lobsters from surviving
Baby lobsters might not be able to survive in the ocean's waters if the ocean continues to warm at the expected rate.