Great Pacific Garbage Patch Now Three Times The Size Of France A huge, swirling pile of trash in the Pacific Ocean is growing faster than expected and is now three times the size of France.
Starfish Making West Coast Comeback After Devastating Die-OffStarfish are making a comeback on the West Coast, four years after a mysterious syndrome killed millions of them.
US Navy Plane With 11 Aboard Crashes Into PacificEight people were rescued and three remained missing after a U.S. Navy plane crashed into the western Pacific Ocean on Wednesday, the Navy said.
U.S. Navy Rescues 2 Boaters, 2 Dogs After 5 Months Adrift In PacificTwo American sailors and their two dogs were rescued Wednesday after surviving five months at sea in the Pacific after their sailboat's engine failed in May.
Moderate Earthquake Strikes Off Humboldt County CoastA moderate earthquake struck off the Humboldt County coast Friday afternoon, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
Warm Water Off West Coast Has Lingering Effects for SalmonScientists warn that salmon fisheries may face hard times ahead and they believe poor ocean conditions are likely to blame.
Group To Clean Up Pacific Garbage Patch 2 Years Earlier Than PlannedA Dutch foundation says it will start cleaning up the huge area of floating junk known as the Great Pacific Garbage Patch within the next 12 months
California Says Oceans Expected To Rise Higher Than Previously ThoughtCalifornia says new climate change findings mean the ocean off the state's coast is expected to rise higher than previously thought.
Magnitude 7.2 Quake Hits Near FijiAuthorities say a magnitude 7.2 earthquake hit near the Fiji Islands, causing a tsunami warning for parts of the pacific near the nation in the south Pacific Ocean.
Offshore Drilling Rigs Could Become New Normal For Northern California Under TrumpA Bay Area Congressman is asking the White House for help banning offshore drilling in the Pacific Ocean.
La Niña Is Here, Forecasters SayGovernment weather forecasters say La Nina is here.
Warm Pacific Ocean 'Blob' Helped Caused Vast Toxic Algae BloomA new study finds that unusually warm Pacific Ocean temperatures helped cause a massive bloom of toxic algae last year.