NOAA Study Says Sea Lion Population Has Hit Record NumberA new study shows that the sea lions that have become so ubiquitous at Fisherman's Wharf in San Francisco are thriving everywhere, with the sea mammals numbers tripling in recent years.
UC Berkeley Researcher Trying to Save Chocolate From ExtinctionScientists are forecasting that climate change may force the plants that produce chocolate into extinction by 2050.
Warmer Arctic Temperatures Are The 'New Normal,' Report FindsArctic temperatures are continuing to rise while sea ice declines, a new report has found, with the region showing no sign of returning to its "reliably frozen" state.
Here Comes La Niña, El Niño’s Flip Side, But It Will Be WeakLa Nina typically brings drier conditions to the U.S. South and wetter weather to the Pacific Northwest and western Canada.
Scientists Say Winter Is Shrinking At Both EndsAcross the United States, the year's first freeze has been arriving further and further into the calendar, according to more than a century of measurements from weather stations nationwide.
Powerless Puerto Rico Faces Weeks Without Electricity In Maria's WakeA day after Hurricane Maria ravaged Puerto Rico, millions of people on the island faced the dispiriting prospect of weeks and perhaps months without electricity.
NOAA: Earth Sweltered To 3rd Hottest August, Summer On RecordEarth just sweated through the third hottest August and summer on record.
Americans Urge Trump Administration To Preserve Marine SanctuariesPeople across the U.S. are demanding National Marine Sanctuaries and Monuments remain intact under the Trump administration.
First Half Of 2017 Ranks 2nd Hottest Globally Behind 2016Record warmth was measured in much of Mexico, western Europe, eastern Russia, eastern Africa and eastern China. The U.S. had its second warmest start.
Earth’s 16-Month Record Heat Streak Finally EndsFederal meteorologists say Earth's 16-month streak of record high temperatures is finally over.
Well-Meaning Beachgoers Warned Not To Touch Or Pick Up Seal PupsMarine mammal advocates up and down the West Coast are urging people not to touch or pick up pups that come up on beaches and shorelines to rest.
El Niño Transforms Vibrant, Living Pacific Marine Reserve Into Coral GraveyardEl Niño's super warm water has turned what had been one of the world's most lush and isolated tropical marine reserve into a coral graveyard.