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.
The National Hurricane Center and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced Friday plans to issue a new Potential Storm Surge Flooding Map during the 2014 Atlantic hurricane season.
Boaters discovered 25 dead pilot whales on an island off Florida’s southwest coast Thursday, raising the death toll to 33.
Whales that appear to be in shallow waters off of southwest Florida are being monitored by wildlife officials.
Eleven of the pilot whales found dead in the Florida Keys were found to be emaciated and suffering from malnutrition, according to federal officials Monday.
Eleven whales believed to be part of a pod that was stranded in the Everglades are dead, according to national wildlife officials.
Wildlife experts were “cautiously hopeful” Thursday as dozens of short-finned pilot whales stranded Tuesday seemed to be heading back to home range in deeper waters. But after aerial observation, 20 of the whales were spotted moving closer toward shore, raising a red flag to experts.