Emergency management officials in California are alarmed over $1 million in proposed federal funding cuts to a tsunami alert system.
A gray whale mother and calf were spotted in San Francisco Bay again Thursday morning, and officials from the Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary were warning boaters to give them a wide berth.
A cow-calf pair of gray whales have made their way into the San Francisco Bay. Whales wander into the bay every spring, but experts are worried that people might come too close to this current wandering pair and scare the mother away from her baby.
Federal cuts to the NOAA’s tsunami-warning program could affect how quickly a wave headed to the west coast would be detected.
A 45-foot gray whale that’s been stranded in Northern California’s Klamath River for more than a month has died after beaching on a sandbar.
Beachgoers are being advised not to interact with seal pups since contact could cause harm to the animal.