| Feb 21, 2012
| 6:59 AM
Update: Researchers from the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center initially misidentified the whale the washed ashore in Norfolk on Sunday. It is a fin whale, not a sei whale, Joan Barns, an aquarium spokeswoman, said Tuesday.
| Jan 26, 2012
| 4:15 PM
Conservationists and American Indian groups filed a lawsuit Thursday against the National Marine Fisheries Services (NMFS) alleging the group has failed to protect thousands of whales, dolphins, seals, porpoises and sea lions fromU.S. Navywarfare training...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 10:14 PM
There are several unmanned aircraft sitting on a table at the Alaska Unmanned Aircraft System Interest Group’s annual meeting in Anchorage. They’re just a few pounds and look like something you’d find in a hobby shop.
But you should...
| Oct 14, 2012
| 1:47 PM
If a little green might help restore Baltimore's ailing harbor, how can a lot be bad? That's the question city, state and federal officials are pondering as they weigh a local marina magnate's plan to fill an unused corner of the Inner Harbor with a large...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 9:21 PM
CHULA VISTA, Calif. -- The California Coastal Commission voted unanimously Wednesday to keep a rope barrier designed to protect harbor seals up full-time at the Children's Pool in La Jolla.
The California Coastal Commission approved the city of San...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 5:56 AM
Alaska's congressional delegation wants changes in federal plans to put observers on more commercial halibut fishing boats.
The observer program has been around since 1990 for large catcher and catcher-processor vessels in Bering Sea and Gulf of...
| Apr 26, 2012
| 5:39 PM
26th annual AIDS Walk announced
Mickey and Minnie Mouse will be up early May 6.
The 26th annual AIDS Walk Orange County will begin at 7 a.m. at the Disneyland Resort. The walk is expected to raise $750,000, all of which will stay in Orange County and be...
| May 2, 2012
| 4:00 PM
When a dolphin swam into Bolsa Chica sometime before noon Friday, the wetlands got a surprise visitor.
Now, they may have an unintended mascot. Five days and many media stories later, the dolphin still hadn't left the water near Warner Avenue and Pacific...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 3:55 PM
The bodies of about 20 sea lions have been discovered along the coasts of Oregon and Washington over the last two months, most of them shot to death.
Who did it? No one knows, but there are a few guesses as to why—the playful but voracious...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 4:29 PM
Labor Day has passed and officially the summer season is over, but is it really?
As I have mentioned numerous times, I find fall one of the best times of the year to be on the water enjoying our Southern California weather. The crowds are thinning...
| Jun 28, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Some 165 loggerhead sea turtles, which had been kept in captivity as part of research for fishery biologists, were released back into the wild yesterday morning, having fulfilled their role for science. The reptiles included 32 turtles, between three...