One doesn’t have to travel too far out to sea these days to see a pod of humpback whales splashing about in front of you. This spectacle is becoming the new norm, right off the Monterey County coastline.
Volunteer crews on 30 boats have been measuring the size and mapping the location of tons of plastic waste floating between the West Coast and Hawaii.
A sailor who fell ill on a ship 900 miles off the California coast died Wednesday, hours after members of a California Air National Guard unit boarded the ship to treat the man.
California Air National Guard rescuers from the Bay Area are trying to save a man on a boat hundreds of miles out on the Pacific Ocean.
A U.S. Coast Guard crew from Alameda stopped a submersible vessel carrying more than 16,000 pounds of cocaine in the Eastern Pacific Ocean last month — the largest bust of its kind in Coast Guard history.
Boaters were being warned to watch out for a large dead whale found floating off the Pacifica Coast near shipping channels.
The Coast Guard says an oil slick that formed in the Pacific Ocean last week near Santa Barbara was created by natural, ocean-floor seepage.
Scientists who examined a dead humpback whale found on a Pacifica beach Sunday morning have found evidence the whale was hit by a passing ship, according to the Marine Mammal Center.
Marine scientists are trying to figure out why several marine mammals washed ashore Ocean Beach in San Francisco on Monday.
Private Computers Needed To Determine If Mysterious ‘Blob’ Of Warm Water In Pacific Is Causing CA Drought
The Blob is a mass of warm water lurking in the Pacific, and scientists need volunteers to help them determine if it’s causing California’s historic drought.