Groups who want to free Lolita, the Miami Seaquarium’s lone killer whale, are claiming a victory after the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Marine Fisheries Services decided to include her under the Endangered Species Act.
Florida Fish and Wildlife officials said a stranded dolphin in Sunny Isles Beach has died on Tuesday.
Hurricane season may still be more than five months away but the National Hurricane Center is always planning and working on ways to keep communities safe during a storm.
Meteorologists believe the storm was among the best to test new data-collecting drones because the storm was strong, had a well-defined eye and never threatened land, U.S. government scientists said Thursday.
Much like “street view” mapping—which is available for pretty much every street throughout the country—scientists are working on bringing views of underwater wonders to a computer or smartphone screen near you.
The Coast Guard reports the body of a missing boater has been located near the Dry Tortugas.
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.
You can blame extreme weather on climate change. That’s the finding of a new federal scientific report the White House released Tuesday.
A boat captain got a startling surprise when he caught a rare shark off the coast of Key West last month.
Federal officials suspended a central Florida dolphin researcher accused of moving a dolphin to a community pool.