The Coast Guard says a 2-mile-wide oil slick that mysteriously materialized off the Southern California coast is expected to dissipate on its own in the days ahead.
Downtown subway service on all light-rail lines will shut down early every night from Friday July 31 until January 2016 to allow for upgrades to radio and emergency communications systems, according to the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency.
In their annual, detailed physical of Earth’s climate, scientists say the world is in increasingly hot and rising water.
Marine scientists are trying to figure out why several marine mammals washed ashore Ocean Beach in San Francisco on Monday.
Ocean water temperatures in the San Francisco Bay Area are above their historical summertime average, a National Weather Service meteorologist said.
Warmer waters from a building El Nino may one reason for the recent great white shark sightings in Santa Cruz County.
Call it the most literal “beach bum” study ever. Occasionally in science, the topic of your research and the perfect subjects in which to study it correlate in unique ways, case in point — surfers and antibiotic-resistant bacteria. More specifically, surfer’s colons.
A 20-year-old Dutch inventor is crowd-funding a new cleanup effort that first must measure how much plastic we’re dealing with in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch in the ocean.
A man who was abalone diving with four other men died in Tomales Bay Tuesday morning, a National Park Service spokesman said.
Years of extreme drought may be coming to an end in Texas and Oklahoma as heavy rains caused deadly flooding, and it’s fueling hope that California’s drought may soon come to an end as well.