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.
Another dead whale has washed up on a Bay Area beach, the seventh in just six weeks.
Climate experts say El Nino is growing stronger and could bring drought-busting wet weather to California this year.
Video of an injured sea turtle getting a second chance at life thanks to a 3D printed titanium jaw is racking up thousands of views on YouTube.
As if this circular silver and orange fish wasn’t strange enough, researchers recently discovered it also has warm blood, giving it a unique advantage.
Pacific killer whale females were more likely to lead the groups than males, and the older females were more likely to lead when fish were hard to find.
Want to explore the ocean’s depths while staying on dry land? Visit 5 of the most must-visit aquariums in the U.S. according to Sy Montgomery, author of, “The Soul Of An Octopus: A Surprising Exploration Into The Wonder Of Consciousness.”