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.
A strong 7.8 magnitude quake struck the open ocean, 543 miles south of Tokyo early Saturday morning.
A joint effort by more than a dozen states has resulted in detailed maps of the sea floor in and around the Bay Area, offering a never before seen glimpse at the underwater landscape.
A dead gray whale found on a Half Moon Bay beach Tuesday was towed out to sea Thursday morning, a day after crews finished burying two other whales on a Pacifica beach.
Video shows dolphins seemingly swimming in circles to avoid the oil slick surrounding them after a pipeline in the Santa Barbara area spilled thousands of gallons of oil into the Pacific Ocean.
The U.S. Geological Survey says a strong earthquake has struck the Solomon Islands, but no tsunami threat was expected.
The U.S. Geological Survey says a strong and shallow earthquake has struck the Pacific-Antarctic ridge, but a tsunami is unlikely.
Two whales that turned up dead on a Pacifica beach in recent weeks will be buried there at the request of the city, according to police.
It’s been 10 days since a flight instructor from Palo Alto vanished while flying over the Pacific Ocean.