Hundreds of small turtles have washed up dead on the eastern end of Long Island in the last month, a die-off scientists blame on waterborne toxins that have reached unprecedented levels for reasons that aren't entirely clear.
Colorado is one of a number of states where state and local governments are prohibited by law from directly providing broadband service, for example, free municipal wireless connections. So a recommendation in the Federal ...
(AP) -- U.S. health officials are no longer recommending that schools close because of swine flu.
(AP)—Plans to use an array of powerful air cannons in an undersea seismic study near a Central California nuclear power plant have federal and state officials juggling concerns over marine life with public safety.
(AP)—Alaska's moon rocks from the 1969 Apollo 11 mission are back in the 49th state.
Teams of biologists are investigating the deaths of 25 pilot whales in the shallow waters off southwest Florida.
(AP)—To check on the health of the giant Pacific octopus population in Puget Sound, an unusual census takes place every year. Volunteer divers, enlisted by the Seattle Aquarium, take to Washington's inland waters to look ...
Wildlife managers are calling it an ecological success story. Conservation advocates say it threatens to undermine years of work to recover a once-endangered species.
Billboards and TV commercials, living room visits, guess-your-water-use booths, and awards for water stinginess—a wealthy swath of Orange County that once had one of the worst records for water conservation in drought-stricken ...
School districts across several states are rescheduling high-stakes tests that judge student proficiency and determine teachers' pay because of technical problems involving the test administrators' computer systems.