- Studies aim to restore habitat of imperiled Northwest fish Updated: Feb-08-16 6:12 pm
BOISE, Idaho - Scientists in the Pacific Northwest are studying more than a dozen watersheds to develop templates on habitat restoration that could be used in similar streams to bolster struggling fish populations.
- Report: Ferry system spending had double economic impact Updated: Feb-08-16 7:53 am
KETCHIKAN, Alaska - A newly released study found that every dollar put into the Alaska Marine Highway System has double the economic benefit to Alaska.
- Angoon officials worry about mercury in subsistence foods Updated: Feb-07-16 1:04 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska - The city and tribal government of Angoon want state health officials to look into mercury levels in seals and other subsistence foods near Hawk Inlet.
- Studies coming on Maine lobsters focus on warming, economy Updated: Feb-04-16 11:25 am
PORTLAND, Maine - Two studies will try to determine the economic impact of Maine lobsters and how warming ocean waters impact the crustacean's biology.
- Ailing gray seal pup has been rescued off New York beach Updated: Feb-03-16 12:11 pm
RIVERHEAD, New York - A marine animal rescue group says an ailing gray seal pup has been rescued from a beach in New York.
- Burke leaving regional aquaculture association Updated: Jan-24-16 4:03 am
KETCHIKAN, Alaska - For John Burke, a 40-year career in Alaska fisheries began on the floor of a house in St. Mary's, a small bush community on Yukon River.
- Agency seeks reports of algae blooms in Potomac River basin Updated: Jan-22-16 3:16 am
HAGERSTOWN, Maryland - A government agency is asking people in four states and the District of Columbia to report algae blooms in rivers and streams that drain into the Potomac River.
- USM sees increase in funding for Gulf Coast research Updated: Jan-21-16 8:52 am
OCEAN SPRINGS, Mississippi - The University of Southern Mississippi saw an increase in research funding last year.
- Turtles stranded on NC shore cared for in Myrtle Beach Updated: Jan-21-16 8:10 am
MYRTLE BEACH, South Carolina - Eight sea turtles stunned by cold weather along the North Carolina coast are being treated in Myrtle Beach.
- Study: Man-made heat put in oceans has doubled since 1997 Updated: Jan-18-16 11:03 am
WASHINGTON - The amount of man-made heat energy absorbed by the seas has doubled since 1997, a study released Monday showed.
- State of the bait: Study yields insight on tiny fish Updated: Jan-18-16 10:01 am
SEABECK, Washington - Josh Frederick hops out of an idling state Department of Fish and Wildlife motorboat and begins scooping beach gravel into bag labeled with his precise location on Hood Canal. He pulls out a handful and gives it a hard look.
- 2 injured harbor seals rehabilitated, released to ocean Updated: Jan-18-16 8:22 am
RIVERHEAD, New York - Two harbor seals that had washed up on the Long Island coastline last year have been returned to the ocean.
- Watchdog: No bias in EPA's study on mining in Alaska fishery Updated: Jan-13-16 3:37 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska - A government watchdog found no evidence of bias in how the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency conducted a study on the potential effects of large-scale mining on a world-class salmon fishery in Alaska's Bristol Bay region.
- The Latest: EPA official pleased with watchdog report Updated: Jan-13-16 3:29 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska - The latest on a watchdog's report reviewing a federal study of mining in Alaska's Bristol Bay region (all times local):
- State tells southwest Ohio water plants to reduce phosphorus Updated: Jan-10-16 1:05 pm
TOLEDO, Ohio - Two large wastewater plants in southwestern Ohio are being ordered to reduce how much phosphorus is released into a tributary of the Ohio River, the same kind of restrictions placed on wastewater plants along Lake Erie.