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.
Video Shows Whales Being Rescued From Crab Pot EntanglementsDramatic video shows whales being rescued off the California coast after the giant creatures got tangled up in what’s become a late crab season.
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.