A better report on the health of the oceans announces there is not a massive amount of plastic floating on the ocean, contrary to public perception for the last few decades. It may have been eaten by fish, decomposed, or never existed.
A San Anselmo couple set out on the open ocean Wednesday in an attempt to row from California all the way to Hawaii.
Vowing to protect fragile marine life, President Barack Obama acted Tuesday to create the world’s largest ocean preserve by expanding a national monument his predecessor established in waters thousands of miles from the American mainland.
A collision between a whale and a boat off Pescadero on Saturday damaged the craft’s engine causing it to drift ashore and allowing the five passengers to escape, sheriff’s officials said.
Annual closures of areas of the Point Reyes National Seashore will be in effect to keep beachgoers from interacting with seal pups during pupping season.
The fears of fallout from the Japan’s Fukushima nuclear plan disaster are spiraling on the Internet and in the Bay Area.
Nouadhibou is an African sea town, whose shores serve as the final resting place for more than 300 ships. The rusted hulks that litter its coastal waters are considered an eyesore by many (go figure), but they’ve brought some unexpected benefits to the local community as well.
A California winery is recovering four cases of Cabernet Sauvignon that have aged on the floor of Charleston Harbor for the past three months.
Swine flu has been detected in elephant seals off the Central California coast.
A man police say was speeding is in deeper trouble after they say he led California Highway Patrol officers on a high-speed chase in Monterey County where he ended up at a beach, ran across sand dunes and tried to escape by swimming away in the ocean.