- Fishery managers studying black sea bass population Updated: May-22-15 9:18 am
PORTLAND, Maine - A multistate management commission is working on an assessment of the health of the black sea bass population.
- Scientists link dolphin deaths in Gulf to 2010 BP spill Updated: May-20-15 4:40 pm
NEW ORLEANS - In a new study, a team of scientists says there's a definite link between the massive BP oil spill in 2010 and a record number of dolphin deaths along the northern Gulf of Mexico.
- 3rd dead whale washes ashore in San Francisco Bay Area beach Updated: May-19-15 8:37 pm
PACIFICA, California - A dead whale was found on a beach south of San Francisco on Tuesday, the same day two other dead whales that washed up weeks apart were being buried nearby after neighbors complained of their rotting smell.
- 3rd dead whale washes ashore in San Francisco Bay Area beach Updated: May-19-15 8:28 pm
HALF MOON BAY, California - A dead whale has been found on a Half Moon Bay beach, one of three dead whales to have been spotted on a San Francisco Bay Area beach since April.
- Great white shark cruising East Coast becomes Twitter star Updated: May-17-15 6:00 pm
BOSTON - They're gonna need a bigger Twitter.
- Oregon lawmakers consider budget for Fish and Wildlife Updated: May-16-15 12:34 pm
GRANTS PASS, Oregon - Lawmakers are considering how to plug a $32 million funding gap for the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife through a combination of raising hunting and fishing license fees, devoting more state revenues to the department and cutting personnel.
- Winchester students release trout at Red River Gorge Updated: May-10-15 12:47 pm
WINCHESTER, Kentucky - It was a bittersweet experience as students released nearly 100 trout fingerlings in the Red River Gorge last week.
- Study: Lake Erie would offer plenty of food for Asian carp Updated: May-06-15 6:10 pm
TRAVERSE CITY, Michigan - Runaway growth of algae in Lake Erie since the early 2000s has made the shallowest of the Great Lakes even more vulnerable to an invasion by greedy Asian carp, federal scientists said Wednesday.
- Ship may have hit whale found washed up near San Francisco Updated: May-06-15 5:46 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - Scientists say a ship may have hit and killed a female humpback whale that washed up at a beach in the San Francisco Bay Area earlier this week.
- Correction: Arctic Cod story Updated: May-05-15 7:34 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - In a story April 30 about Arctic cod research, The Associated Press reported erroneously the increase in sea surface temperature in the Chukchi Sea estimated by NOAA scientists. The estimate is .9 degrees per decade, not 1.8 degrees per decade.
- Researchers taking water samples of Lake Winnipesaukee Updated: May-04-15 9:56 am
MEREDITH, New Hampshire - Researchers and environmental groups are holding a one-day collection of water samples of Lake Winnipesaukee to see if there's been an increase in phosphorus levels, which can lead to higher amounts of algae and lake vegetation.
- Black band coral disease continues to affect Kauai reefs Updated: Apr-30-15 6:07 am
HONOLULU - Black band coral disease is affecting nearly half of the reef sites researchers have surveyed in waters off Kauai, the state Department of Land and Natural Resources said.
- Black band coral disease continues to affect Kauai reefs Updated: Apr-29-15 10:26 pm
HONOLULU - Black band coral disease is affecting nearly half of the reef sites researchers have surveyed in waters off Kauai, the state Department of Land and Natural Resources said Wednesday.