More than 120 crocodiles died from apparently suffocating and crushing each other while being transported across Mexico in a truck, authorities said.
A rocket carrying a U.S. national defense payload was successfully launched from California before dawn Wednesday, the Air Force said.
Decades of protests and then negotiations that brought together loggers, natives and environmental activists resulted Monday in a landmark deal to protect a huge swath of forest on Canada's Pacific coast.
The federal government has agreed to stop approving oil fracking off the California coast until it studies whether the practice is safe for the environment.
An intensifying winter storm that is forecast to cause an historic blizzard in the Washington, D.C. area has also spawned severe weather in states from Texas to Florida along the Gulf Coast. NASA's Global Precipitation Measurement ...
A pioneering three-year project to learn some of the secrets of Scotland's basking sharks by using satellite tag technology has shown an area off the west coast to be truly important for these giant fish.
After successfully delivering a U.S.-European ocean-monitoring satellite into orbit, a Space X rocket made a hard landing on a floating barge in the roiling Pacific, breaking a support leg and toppling over Sunday.
Once a year in June, sea lion mothers on the Channel Islands give birth to a pup. For the next 11 months, the mothers swim off to forage for days to provide food for themselves and milk for their progeny.
What some have called the "Godzilla El Niño" is now lumbering ashore, right on schedule. El Niño tends to influence North American weather after the first of January, and indeed, we're seeing warm temperatures in Alaska ...
The Pacific Ocean along the West Coast serves as a model for how other areas of the ocean could respond in coming decades as the climate warms and emission of greenhouse gases like carbon dioxide increases. This region—the ...