Marine

A starfish hangs on the glass at the Turkuazoo,Turkey's first ever giant aquarium, in Istanbul on October 22, 2009 (MUSTAFA OZER/AFP/Getty Images)

Scientists Isolate Virus Killing Off West Coast’s Sea Star Population

Scientists say they’ve isolated a virus they believe is causing sea stars to die on the west coast.

11/18/2014

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Warmer Ocean Temperatures Luring Dolphins, Rare Turtle To Northern California Coastline

It’s no bathtub, but Northern California’s warm water is attracting visitors from as far as Ecuador and Alaska.

11/03/2014

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Fleet Week Kicks Off With Landing Of Osprey Aircraft For Earthquake Preparedness

The U.S. Marines kicked off Fleet Week on Monday with a landing of an Osprey aircraft.

10/06/2014

A Coast Guard vessel. (CBS)

Coast Guard, SFPD Marine Unit Respond To Disabled Boat Near Angel Island

The U.S. Coast Guard and a San Francisco Police Department marine unit are responding Thursday afternoon to a disabled vessel near Angel Island.

08/07/2014

Brandon Del Fiorentino, a Marine veteran, was shot near his Antioch home on August 1, 2014. (Facebook)

Decorated Marine Veteran Who Survived Three Tours Of Duty In Iraq Shot Near His Antioch Home

A decorated, former Marine hospitalized recovering from a shooting near his home in Antioch.

08/05/2014

Sea Lions (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Marine Mammal Center Says More Animals In Need Than Ever Before

On Tuesday we told you the story of Hoppie the sea lion pup’s rescue and rehabilitation by the Sausalito Marine Mammal Center, but the truth is the facility is on the brink of having more wayward mammals in need than ever before.

04/16/2014

Sea lion Hoppie, rescued after swimming up the San Joaquin River south of Modesto. (Credit The Marine Mammal Center)

Sea Lion Pup Rescued, Recovering At Sausalito Marine Mammal Center

10 years after an adult sea lion was rescued in Los Banos, a sea lion pup is now being rehabilitated by the Sausalito Marine Mammal Center after being rescued from the same area.

04/15/2014

Marines, friends and family run in formation to honor Andrew Silva, in Fremont.

Hundreds Run In Fremont To Honor Marine Killed By Suspected Drunk Driver

Several hundred family, friends, and fellow Marines ran in formation Saturday morning to honor Andrew Silva who was killed by suspected drunk driver in Fremont this week.

03/29/2014

(Photo Credit: Jordan Spielman)

KCBS Animal Update: Harbor Seals’ Seafood Diet—Similar To Humans, Aids In Research

Dr. Jennifer Scarlett with the SF SPCA says Harbor seals are helping with human health research because they live on or near the shore and eat similar seafood to humans.

03/10/2014

A sea lion pup named Al Catraz recovering at the Marine Mammal Center in Sausalito. (CBS)

Sea Lion Found Starving Near Alcatraz To Be Released

The pup, named Al Catraz after the island, was found on March 21, malnourished and in a dangerous spot near a busy commuter ferry crossing, according to Marine Mammal Center officials.

04/30/2012

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