National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The waters run red, but not with blood. A toxic algae known as the “red tide” is spreading through the northeast Gulf of Mexico, killing marine life and threatening the waters and beaches that fuel the region’s economy.
Forecasters are now saying the Atlantic Hurricane Season is likely to be a “below-normal” season.
The federal government is planning to use sound blasting to conduct research on the ocean floor along most of the East Coast, using technology similar to that which spawned a court battle between environmentalists and researchers in New Jersey this summer.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has designated some parts of Florida as a critical habitat for the highly threatened loggerhead sea turtle.
The 2014 Hurricane season is looking to be less active in the Atlantic , according to a new report.
A boat captain got a startling surprise when he caught a rare shark off the coast of Key West last month.
A 7.2 Magnitude earthquake rocked parts of Mexico Friday morning.
Teams of biologists are performing necropsies Friday as part of an investigation into the deaths of 25 pilot whales in the shallow waters off southwest Florida.
Boaters discovered 25 dead pilot whales on an island off Florida’s southwest coast Thursday, raising the death toll to 33.
A whale was found dead Friday morning in the water off Boca Raton.