- Trade group recognizes Maine company's tidal energy system Updated: Apr-30-16 10:25 am
PORTLAND, Maine - The National Hydropower Association is recognizing a Maine-based tidal power company.
- Top skippers ready for Transat from England to Brooklyn Updated: Apr-29-16 5:04 pm
Several top ocean racers are ready for the Transat, the world's oldest solo trans-Atlantic race from Plymouth, England, to New York.
- Sea lion that made strange, 50-mile trek to ranch found dead Updated: Apr-28-16 6:57 pm
OLYMPIA, Washington - Washington state biologists are trying to determine what killed a sea lion that was captured and released after it was strangely found in the driveway of a cattle ranch about 50 miles from the ocean.
- Feds set short red snapper season in Gulf; Alabama differs Updated: Apr-27-16 6:36 pm
MOBILE, Alabama - The federal government says private recreational anglers will have only nine days to fish for red snapper in the Gulf of Mexico this summer, but at least one Gulf state said Wednesday that won't apply in its waters.
- Attorney: Autistic man made choice to jump into ocean Updated: Apr-27-16 2:16 pm
MANASQUAN, New Jersey - An autistic man in New Jersey was offered several choices before he chose to jump off a jetty into the freezing ocean as part of a prank, an attorney for one of the alleged pranksters said in municipal court Tuesday.
- Group says Honolulu rail at risk of flood damage Updated: Apr-27-16 10:43 am
HONOLULU - A group of residents is prepared to take Honolulu officials to court over the city's multibillion-dollar rail project because of concerns that the rail could be vulnerable to flood damage.
- Chilean poet Neruda reburied at his coastal home Updated: Apr-26-16 3:54 pm
ISLA NEGRA, Chile - The remains of Nobel Prize-winning poet Pablo Neruda were reburied on Tuesday at his favorite home in a Chilean town overlooking the Pacific Ocean, despite lingering questions surrounding his mysterious death.
- Scientists: Warm water blob may impact salmon forecasts Updated: Apr-26-16 2:11 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska - A mass of exceptionally warm water in the northeast Pacific Ocean could shake up recent predictions of higher salmon runs in Alaska this year, according to fisheries researchers.
- Virginia establishes fund to help with sea-level rise Updated: Apr-26-16 4:12 am
RICHMOND, Virginia - Virginia has set up a new revolving loan fund designed to help property owners prepare for rising sea levels.
- Solar-plane pilots say trip was also test of human endurance Updated: Apr-24-16 9:41 pm
MOUNTAIN VIEW, California - The two Swiss pilots taking turns to fly a solar-powered airplane around the world said Sunday the endeavor is not only a demonstration of the importance of renewable energy but also of the many challenges the human body can endure.
- California deputy dies days after being swept into the ocean Updated: Apr-22-16 3:21 pm
CHICO, California - A Lake County Sheriff's deputy has died after being swept into the ocean along the Mendocino Coast earlier this week.
- Juneau entrepreneur looks to sell ocean water to California Updated: Apr-21-16 9:25 am
KETCHIKAN, Alaska - A Juneau entrepreneur is asking the state to approve his plan to collect fresh water from the Pacific Ocean south of Ketchikan and transport it to drought-stricken California.
- Sushi alert: Grim outlook for bluefin tuna Updated: Apr-20-16 1:54 am
TOKYO - The latest scientific assessment paints a likely bleak future for the Pacific bluefin tuna, a sushi lovers' favorite whose population has dropped by more than 97 percent from its historic levels.
- Offshore drilling opponents take chants into federal meeting Updated: Apr-18-16 6:42 pm
KENNER, Louisiana - About 50 opponents of continued oil and gas leases in the Gulf of Mexico rallied on a suburban New Orleans sidewalk Monday, then brought their chants into a federal open house about potential impacts of continuing the lease program for five more years.
- The Latest: Drilling protesters: 'The Gulf is not for sale!' Updated: Apr-18-16 5:03 pm
NEW ORLEANS - The Latest on public meeting about continued Gulf of Mexico offshore oil leasing (all times local):
- Florida teen's science project catches Obama's eye Updated: Apr-18-16 12:03 pm
BOCA RATON, Florida - A 14-year-old Florida girl's science project caught the eye of President Obama during the White House Science Fair.
- Search ends for 2 teens swept to sea at San Francisco beach Updated: Apr-17-16 1:13 am
SAN FRANCISCO - Rescuers have called off a search for two teenage boys who were swept out to sea while playing in the surf at San Francisco's Ocean Beach.
- Shrimp boat sinking near Ocean Shores; possible fuel leak Updated: Apr-16-16 4:09 pm
OCEAN SHORE, Washington - State officials say a shrimping boat is sinking near Ocean Shores. They are concerned about a possible fuel leak.
- Council to limit salmon fishing off Washington, Oregon Updated: Apr-15-16 10:48 am
VANCOUVER, Washington - The Pacific Fisheries Management Council has adopted limited summer salmon fishing seasons off the Washington and northern Oregon coasts. At a meeting on Thursday in Vancouver, the council avoided a complete closure of the season, a possibility that had been discussed in March.
- Land mines of the sea: Cleaning up lost fishing gear Updated: Apr-15-16 9:59 am
WARETOWN, New Jersey - They are the land mines of the sea, killing long after being forgotten.
- Oyster hatchery sows pearls of wisdom on climate change Updated: Apr-14-16 2:08 am
WALPOLE, Maine - With their thick, hard shells, oysters may appear well protected, but a lot can go wrong before they end up in markets and restaurants.
- Coast Guard crews rescue teen adrift in Gulf of Mexico Updated: Apr-11-16 10:19 am
TARPON SPRINGS, Florida - A 17-year-old girl has been rescued after she became separated from relatives while on a kayaking trip off the coast of Tarpon Springs.
- Miami-Dade explores ways to inject sewage deep underground Updated: Apr-09-16 3:01 pm
MIAMI - Miami-Dade County officials are exploring ways to inject sewage deep into the earth instead of releasing it into the Atlantic Ocean.
- Red snapper season could be an all-time low in Alabama Updated: Apr-09-16 12:38 pm
FAIRHOPE, Alabama - A house representative says Alabama anglers could be faced with the most restrictive red snapper quota ever in the Gulf of Mexico.
- Scalise to take peers on tour of Gulf's offshore drilling Updated: Apr-08-16 12:04 pm
NEW ORLEANS - House Majority Whip Steve Scalise is taking a batch of congressmen on a tour of the Gulf of Mexico's offshore oil and gas industry.