- Outdoor classroom 'a real joy' Updated: Mar-08-14 3:35 pm
- Tribes eye gill netting at Flathead Lake Updated: Mar-08-14 1:16 pm
- Researcher suspended after dolphin moved to pool Updated: Mar-07-14 3:06 am
- Florida firm to pursue disputed sunken gold Updated: Mar-06-14 5:24 pm
- 'Resident' gray whales return to Puget Sound Updated: Mar-04-14 9:16 pm
- Navy seeks permits for Northwest training Updated: Mar-04-14 7:30 pm
- Unique tagging project sheds light on Oahe walleye Updated: Mar-04-14 9:01 am
- Report: Communication lacking in lobster study Updated: Mar-03-14 3:16 pm
- NH researchers study horseshoe crab bleeding Updated: Mar-02-14 9:29 am
- Colored lobster rope could be safer for whales Updated: Mar-01-14 11:01 am
- Scientists monitor shark behavior off Oahu coast Updated: Feb-28-14 6:37 pm
- Maine gov creates task force to study green crab Updated: Feb-28-14 12:33 pm
- NASA gives $100K grant to Texas A&M-Galveston Updated: Feb-27-14 4:30 pm
- Wash. orca died from blow to head, source unknown Updated: Feb-25-14 4:14 pm
- Educators aim to set underwater record Updated: Feb-22-14 1:58 am
- Maine briefed in 2010 about contaminated lobster Updated: Feb-20-14 7:13 pm
- Study: Arctic getting darker, making Earth warmer Updated: Feb-17-14 3:05 pm
- Shore's back bay areas struggle with flooding Updated: Feb-17-14 11:03 am
- Professor heading to Brazil for shrimp studies Updated: Feb-16-14 11:52 am
- 2 instructors to live, teach undersea Updated: Feb-15-14 5:14 pm
- Fla. marine scientists blocked from Cuba research Updated: Feb-15-14 1:33 pm
- Wildlife official: Fish will be able to rebound Updated: Feb-10-14 12:02 pm
- Researchers looking for cause of starfish deaths Updated: Feb-09-14 6:07 pm
- Bottle released by Mass. scientist in 1956 found Updated: Feb-07-14 4:50 pm
MUNFORDVILLE, Kentucky - Western Kentucky University owns a little-known plot of land where biologists, schoolchildren and people wounded during war can marvel in the beauty of rural Kentucky and heal from trauma, while researchers also contribute to the scientific community.
KALISPELL, Montana - The Confederated Salish-Kootenai Tribes want to remove about 30,000 non-native lake trout from Flathead Lake this year using gill netting.
FORT PIERCE, Florida - Federal officials have suspended a central Florida dolphin researcher for allegedly putting a sick dolphin in a resort community's swimming pool without permission.
CINCINNATI - Deep-sea explorers can now recover the remaining gold from a ship that sank off the South Carolina coast in 1857 and more recently has been embroiled in legal fights involving a fugitive treasure hunter, an Ohio judge has ruled in a court order obtained by The Associated Press on Thursday.
SEATTLE - A male gray whale that feasts on shrimp in the Puget Sound every year was spotted over the weekend, marking the start of an annual stay in Washington state inland waters by a small but peculiar group of these big marine mammals, whale watchers reported Tuesday.
SEATTLE - The U.S. Navy is seeking to renew permits to conduct sonar, explosives and other training exercises off the Washington, Oregon and California coasts, raising concerns from marine mammal advocates.
PIERRE, South Dakota - Wildlife officials are learning more about the walleye in Lake Oahe through a unique tagging program that was launched last year.
PORTLAND, Maine - A lack of communication among state, federal and independent researchers prevented data pointing to elevated mercury in lobsters at the mouth of the Penobscot River from being shared sooner, according to a newspaper report.
DURHAM, New Hampshire - Collecting and bleeding horseshoe crabs for biomedical purposes could be hastening a decline in their population in parts of the East Coast, according to researchers from Plymouth State University and the University of New Hampshire.
ROCKPORT, Maine - Preventing endangered northern right whales from becoming entangled in lobster gear could be as simple as changing the color of rope, a whale researcher says.
HONOLULU - Researchers with the University of Hawaii have captured hours of shark-cam video that reinforces the fear tiger sharks strike in other animals.
ROCKPORT, Maine - Maine Gov. Paul LePage has signed an executive order to create a task force that will study the impacts of the invasive green crab in Maine.
GALVESTON, Texas - NASA has awarded Texas A&M University at Galveston a one-year, $100,000 grant to fund study of why seaweed is infesting Texas beaches.
SEATTLE - Two years after a young endangered orca washed ashore bloodied and bruised in southwest Washington, investigators have concluded the whale was hit, struck or rammed in the head and neck. But they couldn't determine the source of that blow.
KEY LARGO, Florida - On July 14, 1992, aquanaut Richard Presley surfaced from a lagoon in Key Largo, ecstatic to see "the colors, the sun and all these palm trees" after 69 days and 19 minutes of living in the sea.
PORTLAND, Maine - State officials were briefed about high levels of mercury contamination in lobsters caught around the mouth of the Penobscot River more than three years before the Department of Marine Resources shut the area down for fishing this week, according to a group of scientists involved in studying the contamination.
WASHINGTON - The Arctic isn't nearly as bright and white as it used to be because of more ice melting in the ocean, and that's turning out to be a global problem, a new study says.
SEASIDE HEIGHTS, New Jersey - It doesn't take a superstorm, just a steady rain to flood Frank Santora's street.
LAFAYETTE, Louisiana - University of Louisiana-Lafayette professor emeritus Ray Bauer will spend four months in Brazil this year, collaborating with researchers to support that nation's shrimping industry.
HARRIMAN, Tennessee - They're taking a roll of duct tape with them when they scuba dive down to what is intended to be their undersea home for 72 days in a first-ever venture that could break a world record.
TAMPA, Florida - Marine biologists who study the Gulf of Mexico have a joke: The FBI, the DEA, the CIA - none of them have anything on scientists when it comes to tracking the flow of secretive traffic between Cuba and the United States.
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Harry Blanchet knows what cold weather does to the fish he's studied all his adult life.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Starfish at the Anchorage Museum have shown signs of a wasting disease reported up and down the West Coast, and eight had to be euthanized last fall.
BOSTON - It was April 1956, and the No. 1 song was Elvis Presley's "Heartbreak Hotel." At the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution on Cape Cod, scientist Dean Bumpus was busy releasing glass bottles in a large stretch of the Atlantic Ocean.