More than 100 pilot whales that stranded on a New Zealand beach have died, conservation officials said on Saturday, voicing grave fears for more than 90 others from the pod.
A dead humpback whale washed up in a Sydney ocean pool Wednesday, surprising morning swimmers and causing a major headache for authorities who must now remove it.
Technique could let a small electrical signal change materials' electrical, thermal, and optical characteristics
A new way of switching the magnetic properties of a material using just a small applied voltage, developed by researchers at MIT and collaborators elsewhere, could signal the beginning of a new family of materials with a ...
When debris from the 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan began making its way toward the West Coast of the United States, there were fears of possible radiation and chemical contamination as well as costly cleanup.
Authorities in Uruguay on Sunday recovered the body of a 16-meter sperm whale, normally at home in deep waters, after it beached near the capital.
A new Stanford study shows how to improve the public health at beaches where coastal contamination can be a problem.
Populations of the threatened flatback sea turtle (Natator depressus) are returning in droves to nest on beaches in the Pilbara, with their behaviour being chronicled by local volunteers.
Several huge whales have washed up dead over recent months on beaches in northern Chile, where scientists suspect they are moving in increasing numbers due to climate change.
By washing your hands after digging in beach sand, you could greatly reduce your risk of ingesting bacteria that could make you sick. In new research, scientists have determined that, although beach sand is a potential source ...
(PhysOrg.com) -- Coastal areas could be saved from the misery of flooding thanks to groundbreaking new research from the University of Plymouth.