Study Shows Boats Anchored by Sausalito Cause Significant Harm to Bay EcosystemAccording to a study by Audubon California, the illegal mooring of private boats has caused significant damage to the seafloor habitat of Richardson Bay.
Dead Gray Whale Discovered At San Francisco's Ocean BeachThe carcass of a gray whale was discovered washed ashore Monday on San Francisco's Ocean Beach -- the ninth such discovery on Bay Area beaches this year.
Scientists Issue Dire Warning On Ocean Health At SF Climate SummitScientists met at an ocean summit in San Francisco Thursday morning to discuss the effects of climate change on marine habitats in the region.
Possible New Species of Killer Whale Found Off Coast of ChileAn international team of researchers says they found a couple dozen distinctly-different orcas roaming in the oceans off southern Chile. Scientists think they may represent a new species.
Scuba-Diving Santa Plunges Into Holiday Spirit at California Academy of SciencesThe California Academy of Sciences launched its holiday festivities Thursday by having a scuba diver dressed as St. Nick submerge into a coral reef exhibit while dozens of children watched from behind the glass.
Tsunami Carries Exotic Japanese Fish Across Pacific To MontereyScuba divers in Monterey Bay have made a surprising discovery: an exotic warm water fish, native to the coast of Japan, surviving in the chilly waters.
Boogie Boarder Dies After Shark Attack Off Cape CodA man boogie boarding off a Cape Cod beach was attacked by a shark on Saturday and later died, becoming the state's first shark attack fatality in more than 80 years.
UC Researchers Discover Plant-Eating SharkUC Irvine researchers said they have found a shark that enjoys a side of seagrass with its prey.
Trump Administration Agrees to Humpback Whale ProtectionsIn a settlement with environmental groups, the Trump administration has agreed to designate critical Pacific Ocean habitat for endangered humpback whales.
Research Buoy Raises Red Flags About San Francisco Bay's HealthA research buoy anchored off the San Francisco waterfront is raising red flags when it comes to the levels of carbon dioxide in the air we breath.
9 Dolphins Found Dead, Experts Believe 'Red Tide' Is Killing WildlifeNine dead bottlenose dolphins found in Sarasota County are believed to be victims of a deadly organism blooming in the waters of Florida's Gulf coast.
Young Great White Sharks Flock To Northern California WatersWhile the sight of a great white shark swimming in the waters off Northern California's beaches terrifies most people, it merely piques Sean Van Sommeran's curiosity.
Sea Otters Struggle to Regain Historic Range on West CoastWildlife experts up and down the West Coast are struggling to figure out how to restore southern sea otters to an undersea world that's falling apart in their absence.
Shark Attacks Along West Coast Nearly Double in 2017 Over Previous YearThe Shark Research Committee says there were nine unprovoked attacks in 2017 -- eight in California and one in Washington, up from five the year before.
Coastside Camera Captures Glowing Surf Possibly Linked To Climate ChangeA mysterious glow off the San Mateo coast caught on camera may be linked to a warming ocean.