- Recent spike in shark attacks reported off Carolinas coast Updated: Jun-29-15 5:05 pm
Shark experts have a not-so-reassuring explanation for a recent spate of attacks along on the coast of the Carolinas: It's mainly because so many people are getting in the water.
- Deep sea sharks appear to be buoyant, surprising researchers Updated: Jun-21-15 4:53 pm
KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii - Researchers say they are a step closer to understanding the biology and habits of elusive deep sea sharks after new studies involving cameras attached to the creatures.
- Japan aims to resume Antarctic whaling later this year Updated: Jun-19-15 11:23 pm
TOKYO - Japan says it plans to resume whale hunts in the Antarctic later this year, even though the International Whaling Commission says Tokyo hasn't proven that the mammals need to be killed for research.
- After attacks, town considers shark fishing ban Updated: Jun-17-15 5:43 pm
OAK ISLAND, North Carolina - The shark attack on a girl about 100 yards from a pier has prompted this town to consider at least a temporary ban on shark fishing, a move already undertaken by several cities along the East Coast.
- OSU researchers say algae blooms can travel in running water Updated: Jun-17-15 12:31 pm
EUGENE, Oregon - Researchers say toxic blue-green algae blooms can slip through dams and ride rivers all the way to the ocean.
- Scientists track manatees off Georgia coast in new project Updated: Jun-14-15 3:35 pm
ST. MARYS, Georgia - Researchers are trying to better understand how endangered manatees travel through the murky waters near the Kings Bay Naval Submarine Base and elsewhere along Georgia's coast.
- Workshop puts school's aquaponics program in spotlight Updated: Jun-14-15 10:04 am
BOAZ, Alabama - Boaz Middle School science teacher Renee Adams must be doing something right in her advanced science class. She has a line of students wanting to take part.
- New River monster fish? A study of the muskellunge fish Updated: Jun-13-15 9:22 am
RADFORD, Virginia - In the waters of the New River below Claytor Dam, Sasha Doss and Joe Williams are searching for a river monster.
- States agree to cut pollutants behind Lake Erie algae Updated: Jun-12-15 5:22 pm
TOLEDO, Ohio - Ohio and Michigan have agreed to sharply reduce phosphorus runoff blamed for a rash of harmful algae blooms on Lake Erie that have contaminated drinking water supplies and contributed to oxygen-deprived dead zones where fish can't survive.
- Pekin City Council turns back on Asian carp study Updated: Jun-11-15 4:17 am
PEKIN, Illinois - A study of how Asian carp might be turned into a money-maker in the central Illinois city of Pekin has stirred up citizen complaints.
- 900 students to show off science projects at NYC museum Updated: Jun-05-15 1:04 pm
NEW YORK - That's a whale of a science fair.
- 'Battlefield MRI' in the works Updated: Jun-04-15 5:06 am
LOS ALAMOS, New Mexico - Ka-boom. An improvised explosive device goes off in one of the world's many distant battlefields. A soldier may suffer a head or brain injury, but a key to diagnosing soft-tissue damage - a magnetic imaging resonance machine, or MRI - is huge and expensive, and often a long way away.
- Michigan explores commercial fishing in southern Lake Huron Updated: Jun-02-15 9:05 am
HARBOR BEACH, Michigan - Michigan plans to study the viability of commercial fishing for whitefish in southern Lake Huron, officials said.
- House passes bill to add 'flexibility' to fishing law Updated: Jun-01-15 7:47 pm
WASHINGTON - Defying a White House veto threat, the Republican-controlled House on Monday approved a bill to give regional fisheries managers more power to set local fishing levels in federal waters.
- State to survey lake sturgeon population in St. Clair River Updated: May-31-15 4:09 pm
ALGONAC, Michigan - The state will start its annual survey of lake sturgeon in the St. Clair River's North Channel near Algonac this week.