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.
World Heritage Site Status Sought For Slice Of Central Coast OceanYosemite and the north coast redwoods already are recognized as UNESCO World Heritage sites, and now marine scientists want a slice of the pacific ocean to share that global prestige.
Kelp Forests Off California Coast Disappearing At ‘Unprecedented’ RateThe ecosystem off the California coastline is undergoing a dramatic change with the disappearance of kelp forests.
Ocean Chemistry Rapidly Altered By Global Carbon Dioxide Emissions, Experts FindGlobal carbon dioxide emissions are rapidly altering ocean chemistry along the West Coast and urgent regional action is needed, a panel of ocean scientists said in a report released Monday.