The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is turning to local harbormasters and marinas on Massachusetts’ Cape Cod to help educate the recreational boating public about the endangered right whale.
Scientists say the Gulf of Maine is warming at a faster rate than any other ocean in the world and that if the trend continues it could have a major impact on the commercial fishing industry.
Methane gas is emerging from the seafloor from at least 570 locations along the East Coast that range from near Cape Hatteras, N.C., to the Georges Bank southeast of Nantucket, Mass., according to scientists.
A large wave damaged a ferry that was headed to Boston Wednesday, leaving passengers stranded at sea for hours.
In the state of Washington, billions of baby oysters in Pacific inlets are dying and, while lobbyists and financial backers debate the cause, politicians are staking their claim in the fight.
Rising water levels in the Midwest and Great Lakes have been welcomed in some areas, but have also presented challenges in other regions.
Chad Greenway, a star football player for the NFL’s Minnesota Vikings, helped rescue two people earlier this week in questionable conditions on chilly Lake Minnetonka.
Opponents of the proposed Nantucket Sound wind farm in Massachusetts appealed the dismissal of a federal lawsuit challenging an energy contract for the project.
The storm was brief, but the winds that accompanied it were high enough to knock two docks loose on Monday at DuSable Harbor in Chicago.
This winter was ranked by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration as the ninth-driest and the 34th-coldest on record.