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August 31, 2018 8:17 PM NOAA declares seal die-off as 'unusual mortality event'

File photo - A harbor seal lazing at the base of the breakwater in the Port of Los Angeles looks up at the launch voyage of the Aquarium of the Pacific's "Urban Ocean" cruise, May 27, 2010 in San Pedro Bay off the coast of Los Angeles and Long Beach, California. AFP PHOTO / ROBYN BECK (Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images) (2010 AFP) (2010 AFP) PORTLAND 266

August 29, 2018 9:00 PM 2nd right whale death of year reported off of Massachusetts

BOSTON – A member of a species of critically endangered whale that is struggling with poor reproduction has been found dead off of Massachusetts. North Atlantic right whales are among the most endangered marine mammals, numbering no more than 450. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says the second right whale mortality of 2018 has been reported 69

July 24, 2018 7:26 PM Pregnant dolphin shot and killed in Mississippi; wildlife officials offer $11K reward for information

The dolphin was shot with a "small caliber bullet," according to the NOAA. (Institute for Marine Mammal Studies) Wildlife officials are offering a hefty reward to anyone who can provide information about a pregnant bottlenose dolphin that was shot to death in southern Mississippi. The bottlenose dolphin was found on Waveland Beach in April, according 146

July 9, 2018 5:18 PM Tropical Storm Chris expected to become hurricane, bring dangerous surf while staying off coast

Island and coastal communities from the Caribbean up the U.S. Atlantic Coast prepare for the latest round of storms. The third named storm of the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season is expected to strengthen into a hurricane by Tuesday, staying away from the U.S. but still close enough to churn up dangerous waters for beachgoers, forecasters said Monday 56

March 23, 2018 8:26 PM 'Great Pacific Garbage Patch' is massive floating island of plastic, now 3 times the size of France

A photo provided by NOAA Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center shows debris in Hanauma Bay, Hawaii in 2008. A 2014 study estimated nearly 270,000 tons of plastic is floating in the world's oceans. A photo made available by The Ocean Cleanup on March 23, 2018 shows abandoned nets and other plastic garbage being pulled out of the ocean at the Great 296

November 14, 2017 1:22 PM Launch of Super Advanced Weather Satellite Delayed Over Technical Glitch

A U.S. government satellite that was scheduled to launch into orbit early Tuesday morning was delayed after a technical hitch. The Joint Polar Satellite System-1 satellite, or JPSS-1, was scheduled to launch into a polar orbit from California’s Vandenberg Air Force Base. But a bad reading during the first stage of its launch, combined with boats nearby 137

November 9, 2017 4:32 PM Here comes La Nina, El Nino's flip side, but it will be weak

La Nina, the cool flip side to El Nino, has returned, forecasters said Thursday. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said a weak La Nina has formed and is expected to stick around for several months. La Nina is a natural cooling of parts of the Pacific that alters weather patterns around the globe. La Nina typically brings drier conditions 67

September 17, 2017 11:36 PM Maria, Now a Hurricane, Promises More Damage for the Caribbean

Watches and warnings were in effect for several Caribbean islands Sunday as Tropical Storm Maria reached hurricane status, threatening more devastation for regions already devastated by Hurricane Irma earlier this month. Maria was about 140 miles east-northeast of Barbados with maximum sustained winds of 75 mph at 5 p.m. ET, the U.S. National Hurricane 104

September 17, 2017 9:13 PM Tropical Storm Maria strengthens into hurricane

Less than two weeks after Hurricane Irma left a path of destruction in the Caribbean, Tropical Storm Maria strengthened into a hurricane Sunday on its way toward the Leeward Islands. The storm became a Category 1 hurricane in the Atlantic Ocean on Sunday afternoon. It was 140 miles east-northeast of Barbados with maximum sustained winds of 75 mph, the National 176

September 16, 2017 12:23 PM Tracking Jose and Potential Second Storm

"My parents didn't want to move to Florida, but they turned sixty and that's the law" joked Jerry Seinfeld. When your kids are young, you teach them. When you get older, they teach you. "Only pay for what you actually USE" my oldest son preaches. Uber. VRBO. Airbnb. I love the idea of having a place in the Sunshine State, but I honestly don't want to watch 592