Entangled Humpback Whale Freed In Monterey BayA fisherman spotted a whale entangled in Monterey Bay and followed the animal until rescuers arrived, helping to save its life.
Ghostly Deep-Sea Octopus Found Near Hawaii May Be New SpeciesCommenters on social media suggested the pale, ghostly creature, found 2.5 miles deep in the Pacific Ocean, should be called Casper.
NOAA, Lawrence Livermore Scientists Say Ocean Warming More RapidlyScientists at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and Berkeley's Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory have found that ocean waters have been warming more rapidly over the past two decades than any previous decades on record.
King Tides Swell Along Coastal Areas As Christmas Full Moon NearsBay Area residents are being warned of potential flooding along coastal areas as the highest tides of the year swell along Ocean Beach and the San Francisco Bay.
El Niño Helps Make July Earth's Hottest Month On RecordRecords go back to 1880, but nine of the 10 hottest months on record have happened since 2005.
5 Things You Should Do Now To Prepare For A Strong, Rainy El NiñoThe National Weather Service's Climate Prediction Center is warning that this year's El Niño could be as costly and devastating as the one that drenched California in 1997-98. Be prepared.
Forecasters Warn 'Godzilla El Niño' Could Shatter Weather RecordsFederal meteorologists are warning California and other parts of the U.S. could be hit by the strongest El Nino of the past 65 years later this year.
Climate Expert Says 2014 Ocean Temperatures 'Were Just Ridiculous'In their annual, detailed physical of Earth's climate, scientists say the world is in increasingly hot and rising water.
El Nino Picks Up Steam, Increases Chance For Wettest California Winter In YearsFederal climate experts say there is a greater than 90 percent chance that El Nino will continue through the Northern Hemisphere this winter with a strong chance it will last into early spring.
Scientists Try To Determine What Killed 3 Sea Mammals Washed Ashore On SF's Ocean BeachMarine scientists are trying to figure out why several marine mammals washed ashore Ocean Beach in San Francisco on Monday.
6.2-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Off TongaThe U.S. Geological Survey says a strong earthquake has struck the Pacific nation of Tonga, but no tsunami threat was expected.
Massive Solar Flare Reported, X-Ray Radiation Blacks Out Some Radio Communiction While Solar Storm Also Hits EarthA sunspot erupted this afternoon creating a powerful solar flare bathing earth in electromagnetic radiation, and causing temporary disruptions in some radio communication, according to SpaceWeather.com, while a solar storm continues to rage.