| Apr 30, 2010
There's a remarkable transformation happening in the waters of Southeast Alaska this time of year. All kinds of wildlife are emerging from winter -- and they're hungry for a good meal.
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration scientists John Moran...
| May 13, 2010
| 10:05 PM
The whale caught in a crab pot line near the Washington coast has taken off.
A biologist with the Cascadia Research Collective says when rescuers reached the site Friday morning the juvenile humpback was gone.
Erin Falcone in the organization's...
| May 23, 2010
The gray whale that raised such a stir off Everett's waterfront has vanished without a trace.
The whale appeared in the Snohomish River and swam upstream and downstream most of Saturday morning and afternoon.
It was first spotted near the Everett Marina...
| May 28, 2010
An enthusiastic crowd responded Sunday to a rallying cry to raise awareness of and to declare opposition to the resumption of commercial whaling..
More than 75 people gathered at Main Beach in Laguna to sign petitions and video-tape a plea to President...
| Jun 16, 2010
NUUK, Greenland -- Only twice have I entered a country without someone at least glancing at my ID or passport. The first time was in Iraq, when the war began and the borders flew open. The second time was here in Greenland.
Iraq-like bedlam is not why...
| Jun 17, 2010
A dead sperm whale has been found floating 77 miles south of the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
According to a news release, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is conducting tests to determine the circumstance around the whale'...
| Jun 24, 2010
| 6:35 PM
ZeroTrash illustrates litter impact on oceans
ZeroTrash was recently asked by the Miocean Foundation, an Orange County nonprofit that focuses on pollution removal at local beaches, to highlight its "1st Saturday" community clean-up efforts in O.C....
| Dec 19, 2009
It's hard to imagine a world in which polar bears don't exist in the wild. Alun Anderson, former editor-in-chief of New Scientist magazine, asserts that it most likely will occur in our lifetime.
In his book, "After the Ice: Life, Death, and...
| Jan 8, 2010
Head to head battle on the high seas! The anti-whaling interceptor the Ady Gil takes on a Japanese whaling boat in the Antarctic. The violent encounter has since sent the Ady Gil to the bottom of the Southern Ocean.
The ship sank before dawn as it was...
| Feb 9, 2010
| 10:00 PM
The "Whale Wars" appear to be escalating after protestors say they were attacked for a second time in a month by a Japanese whaling boat.
"I think what they are trying to do is intimidate us out of the area by becoming more and more violent," said...
| Feb 27, 2010
| 12:24 PM
It was back to business at SeaWorld's Shamu Stadium on Saturday, but there were some glaring differences in a show that has brought tourists from across the globe to the celebrate the beauty of jumping killer whales.
On an emotional morning that...