A study of the eight main Hawaiian Islands shows that ocean debris regularly accumulates around the archipelago, and that most of it is not linked to the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan, state officials said Tuesday.
An eel, not a shark, bit a surfer over the weekend off Hawaii's popular Waikiki Beach, officials said Tuesday.
Coral rely on algae for food and their survival.
While people in Hawaii have been sweating out a lack of trade winds, corals underwater are also suffering.
A new warning system is being developed that could reduce the damage caused to Welsh marine industries and native wildlife by non-native or 'alien' creatures in coastal waters.
The elephant population in Tanzania, beset by poaching for ivory, has plummeted by two-thirds in the past three-and-a-half decades, the government said on Saturday.
Meteorologists often use information about warm and cold fronts to determine whether a tornado will occur in a particular area. Now, a University of Missouri researcher has found that the temperature of the Pacific Ocean ...
The Philippines said Wednesday it is banning the use of heavy-weighted fishing nets that drag along the ocean floor inflicting damage to seabed communities and coral reefs.
Tapping a valuable resource or invading the environment? Research examines the start of fracking in Ohio
A new study is examining methane and other components in groundwater wells, in advance of drilling for shale gas that's expected over the next several years in an Ohio region. Amy Townsend-Small, a University of Cincinnati ...
China, the United States and Qatar were accused of environmental plunder on Tuesday as green activists marked "Earth Overshoot Day," the date at which mankind has exhausted a year's budget of natural resources.