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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 ...
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 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
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.
September 22, 2016
Studies focus on acidic ocean impact on Dungeness crabs
Millions of pounds of Dungeness crab are pulled from Pacific Northwest waters each year in a more than century-old ritual for ...
September 16, 2016
AP Exclusive: Deep-sea volcano a hotspot for mysterious life
The turquoise waters became darker and darker, and squiggly glow-in-dark marine creatures began to glide past in the inky ...
September 02, 2016
Love Disney's 'Dory' fish? Soon, you could get your own
Someday soon, you might be able to find Disney's beloved "Dory" in your own aquarium — and the beautiful blue tang fish will ...
August 31, 2016
Rare whale's recovery hurt by entanglements, scientists say
The ability of an endangered whale species to recover is jeopardized by increasing rates of entanglement in fishing gear and ...
August 26, 2016
Obama creates world's largest marine protected area
President Barack Obama on Friday expanded a national monument off the coast of Hawaii, creating a safe zone for tuna, sea ...