The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is offering $9 million in grants to help coastal communities deal with extreme weather, changing ocean conditions and climate hazards.
The presidential hopeful has acknowledged that the climate is changing, but has expressed skepticism that it is being caused solely by humans.
U.S. scientists following endangered killer whales from a research vessel have spotted a newborn orca off the coast of Washington state.
Scientists with NOAA, Washington State University and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service are seeking a solution to stormwater pollution, a major problem for Puget Sound and other streams and lakes in the nation.
A petition filed by the state of Alaska asks gov’t to remove some North Pacific humpback whales from protection under the Endangered Species Act.
A conservation group is asking federal officials to protect endangered killer whales in the marine waters off the West Coast.
An island of debris the size of Texas is floating in the Pacific Ocean heading straight to the United States, a new report states.
Scientists may have found a link between the dwindling blue whale population — a lot of which takes place in the Pacific Ocean — with U.S. military sonar noise.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Fisheries Service says a dead newborn orca calf found on Washington’s Olympic Peninsula last week belongs to a population of endangered killer whales.
Biologists are gaining new information about the winter movements of endangered Puget Sound killer whales by tracking the daily activities of one orca by a satellite tag.