The year 2016 may not be over yet, but it is already becoming a year of historic weather disasters for the U.S.
A stranded baby humpback whale dies in West Seattle when it was found trapped at Fauntleroy Ferry dock.
Scientists recently uncovered new fossils that supported the theory that the first animals that caused a mass extinction , according to a report from Phys Org. The findings revealed that the first animals or metazoans changed the environment so much that the earlier organisms Ediacarans ceased to exist.
It was the hottest June in records dating back to 1880, and the 14th consecutive month of record-breaking temperature surge.
DSCOVR or Deep Space Climate Observatory, the first space weather satellite of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), will start monitoring weather storms in space starting July 27.
The amount of carbon dioxide in the Antartic has surpassed the 400 parts per million (ppm) mark. This is the first occurrence in 400 million years, and will not decrease even after thousands of years.
The Milky Way is nothing but a distant memory to one-third of the world’s population – and 80% of Americans – because of light pollution.
Alert! A new report from the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has revealed that the Gulf of Mexico's dead zone is now as large as the state of Connecticut.
The image was captured during the first leg of the 2016 Deepwater Exploration of the Marianas conducted by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and partners.
Years of conservation efforts in hopes to prevent the extinction of the endangered green sea turtles in Florida and the Pacific Coast of Mexico has finally paid off, as federal wildlife officials reclassified the species to "threatened" status.
Researchers recently discovered harmful algae toxins in Alaskan whales, walruses, sea lions, seals, porpoises and sea otters. Their findings represent a staggering northward expansion of such toxins, although (for what it is worth) they have not yet reached concentrations harmful to human health.
Researchers have found and identified for new species of algae in Hawaii. However, the specimens were found at unexpected depths and closely resemble those found in much shallower waters.
North Atlantic right whales were given some more elbow room in critical foraging and breeding habitats off the coast of New England, Florida and South California. These new designations were made by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration in hopes of further aiding the whales' recovery.
Near North Carolina's Cape Hatteras, an ironclad Civil War ship and its surrounding mile square were the first in the U.S.'s National Marine Sanctuary System.