Droughts in California are mainly controlled by wind, not by the amount of evaporated moisture in the air, new research has found.
Radiation levels across the Pacific Ocean are rapidly returning to normal five years after a meltdown at the Fukushima nuclear plant spewed gases and liquids into the sea, a study showed Monday.
A capsule filled with space station trash bit the cosmic dust Wednesday with a keenly interested scientific audience.
Tuna fishers who network with their competition may be able to stop thousands of sharks a year from being accidentally captured and killed in the Pacific Ocean.
Along the West Coast, lingcod fish are top predators—voracious eaters that aren't picky about where their next meal comes from.
A SpaceX capsule headed back to Earth on Wednesday with precious science samples from NASA's one-year space station resident.
A new study provides insight into how the current El Niño, one of the strongest on record, formed in the Pacific Ocean. The new research finds easterly winds in the tropical Pacific Ocean stalled a potential El Niño in ...
Influence of sea-ice loss on Arctic warming is shaped by varying temperatures in the Pacific Ocean, new study shows
A new study found that vulnerability of deep-sea biodiversity to climate change's triple threat - rising water temperatures, and decreased oxygen, and pH levels - is not uniform across the world's oceans.
The Latest on the flight of a solar-powered airplane from Hawaii to California in an attempt to circumnavigate the globe (all times local):