- Divers find 2 bodies, wreckage of small plane off California Updated: Feb-08-16 12:18 am
LOS ANGELES - Two bodies and the wreckage of a small plane were found Sunday by divers searching in the water off Southern California for evidence following a midair collision believed to have killed three people, authorities said.
- Chevron may cut 385 Louisiana workers Updated: Feb-06-16 12:15 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - American oil giant Chevron has reaffirmed forecasts that it may cut as many as 385 jobs in the Gulf of Mexico this year - 45 of them working offshore and the remainder in offices in Covington and Lafayette.
- 3 people believed aboard 2 planes that collided off LA Updated: Feb-06-16 1:18 am
LOS ANGELES - Two small planes with three people believed to be aboard collided over the ocean just outside the port of Los Angeles, prompting a massive search by dozens of boats and divers. There was no sign of survivors after hours of searching.
- The Latest: 3 people likely aboard 2 planes that collided Updated: Feb-06-16 1:00 am
LOS ANGELES - The Latest on a midair collision between two small planes (all times local):
- Report: Food fish in Northeast at risk to climate change Updated: Feb-03-16 4:38 pm
PORTLAND, Maine - A federal government report says the list of Northeastern sea life species that are most vulnerable to climate change includes numerous economically important fish and shellfish that humans rely on for food.
- Small plane lands in ocean; occupants swim away unharmed Updated: Feb-02-16 5:55 pm
MIAMI BEACH, Florida - Two young men swam away unharmed after a small plane they were flying crashed in the ocean off a Florida beach.
- Police ID missing teen who fell into ocean at Cape Kiwanda Updated: Feb-02-16 5:15 pm
PORTLAND, Oregon - Oregon State Police identified a girl who has been missing since falling into the Pacific Ocean as 17-year-old Megan Owens.
- D'Iberville sells Ocean Expo land back to original owner Updated: Feb-02-16 10:00 am
D'IBERVILLE, Mississippi - The original owner of the land which was purchased by the city of D'Iberville to building the Ocean Expo has beat Saturday's deadline to close the deal and buy back the site.
- Chinese ship with advanced sonar to search for Flight 370 Updated: Jan-29-16 12:23 am
CANBERRA, Australia - A Chinese ship equipped with advanced sonar equipment will soon join the search for the Malaysian airliner believed to have crashed in the southern Indian Ocean almost two years ago, an official said on Friday.
- Body of missing student swept by giant wave Updated: Jan-26-16 8:15 pm
SANTA CRUZ, California - The body of one of two missing University of California, Santa Cruz students has been found on a beach near the place where a big wave last week swept them into the ocean.
- Rhode Island to adjust sea level rise projections Updated: Jan-26-16 11:41 am
SOUTH KINGSTOWN, Rhode Island - State officials fear that Rhode Island's coastal waters could rise higher and sooner than expected and plan to adjust their projections to reflect federal estimates.
- 'Citizen scientists' use drones to map El Nino flooding Updated: Jan-24-16 12:19 pm
LONG BEACH, California - Forget about selfies. In California, residents are using smartphones and drones to document the coastline's changing face.
- Plan to give $150M to LI sewage outfall pipe plan rejected Updated: Jan-22-16 5:52 am
EAST ROCKAWAY, New York - A federal agency has rejected an application for $150 million in federal money for an ocean-outfall pipe at a Long Island sewage treatment plant.
- Public meeting over decade-old oil in Gulf leak gets testy Updated: Jan-20-16 5:28 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - A decade-old oil leak that could last for another century was caused by an "act of God" during a hurricane in the Gulf of Mexico, the president of the company responsible said Wednesday.
- The Latest: Retired general clashes with company president Updated: Jan-20-16 3:22 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - The latest on a decade-old oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico (all times local):
- Maine to consider creation of ocean acidification council Updated: Jan-20-16 4:31 am
AUGUSTA, Maine - A Maine legislative panel will consider the possibility of creating a permanent council with a focus on ocean acidification, which some scientists and lawmakers say is a threat to the state's seafood industry.
- College students swept into ocean in Santa Cruz Updated: Jan-19-16 4:34 pm
SANTA CRUZ, California - The Coast Guard is searching for two college students who were swept off a rock and into the ocean off the Central California coast.
- As wealthy Brazilians snap up Miami real estate, few benefit Updated: Jan-19-16 11:03 am
MIAMI - Facing a teetering economy at home, wealthy Brazilians have been pouring money into what they increasingly see as the safest place to invest: South Florida real estate.
- Study: Man-made heat put in oceans has doubled since 1997 Updated: Jan-18-16 11:03 am
WASHINGTON - The amount of man-made heat energy absorbed by the seas has doubled since 1997, a study released Monday showed.
- 2 injured harbor seals rehabilitated, released to ocean Updated: Jan-18-16 8:22 am
RIVERHEAD, New York - Two harbor seals that had washed up on the Long Island coastline last year have been returned to the ocean.
- Coast Guard rescues 2 boaters from Gulf of Mexico Updated: Jan-18-16 6:32 am
KEY WEST, Florida - U.S. Coast Guard crews rescued two men after their boat began taking on water during a storm in the Gulf of Mexico.
- Latest: SpaceX: ice buildup may have led rocket to tip over Updated: Jan-18-16 2:09 am
LOS ANGELES - The latest on the launch of an ocean-monitoring satellite from California (all times local):
- Support leg breaks as SpaceX rocket lands on ocean barge Updated: Jan-17-16 4:41 pm
LOS ANGELES - After successfully delivering a U.S.-European ocean-monitoring satellite into orbit, a Space X rocket made a hard landing on a floating barge in the roiling Pacific, breaking a support leg and toppling over Sunday.
- Washington, NOAA launch next step of shellfish initiative Updated: Jan-15-16 8:57 pm
SEATTLE - Gov. Jay Inslee on Friday renewed the state's commitment to protecting Washington's lucrative shellfish resources.
- First-ever federal rules for offshore fish farming issued Updated: Jan-11-16 8:53 pm
NEW ORLEANS - The first-ever federal regulations for large-scale fish farming in the ocean were issued Monday, opening a new frontier in the harvesting of popular seafood species such as red drum, tuna and red snapper.