Californian sea lions exposed to lethal doses of an algal toxin known as domoic acid are suffering from brain damage and memory loss.
A deadly virus spreading along North America's Pacific coast continues to claim many iconic starfish species. When infected, the marine creatures develop lesions and deteriorate rapidly. The magnitude of the recent epidemic is worrying researchers.
A newly published study that looked at large-mammal Ice Age fossils found in Alaska over 20 years has conclusions about how we can help current-day Arctic large mammals.
While bats in Europe are relatively unaffected by white-nose syndrome, the disease has emptied many North American caves of their bat populations. A recent study has found it in Chinese caves too.
Researchers with NOAA and University of California Santa Cruz studied dolphins recently, measuring the amount of energy they expended in making louder noises to be heard over ship noise. It was a good bit.