The United States Navy has confirmed that they will lend their highly-trained war dolphins to help conservation groups and the Mexican government to locate and capture the critically endangered vaquitas.
The Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of San Francisco has ruled out the use of the U.S. Navy's low-frequency sonar as it could harm and may even cause death to whales and other marine species.
The Office of Naval Research has given a grant to a team from Washington University in St. Louis to develop a new approach in explosive and bomb detection: turning locusts into cyborg bomb sniffers.
A drone that can fly in the air and swim underwater has been built by researchers at Rutgers University The "Naviator" drone got the attention of the US Navy, which has provided funding for its continued development.
In the movie "Castaway," Tom Hanks and his "buddy" Wilson were rescued after they spent four years stranded on an Island due to a plane crash. If you think this only happens in the movies, think again. The U.S. Coast Guard reported that three men were rescued after being stranded on a deserted island in Hawaii.
After facing several lawsuits, the US Navy has finally agreed to limit its use of sonar training devices that has harmed thousands of marine animals in the Pacific, specifically off the coast of Hawaii and Southern California.
The US Navy is seeking permits to deploy sonar-emitting devices off the Pacific Coast, and this is raising concerns among conservationists that it could threaten marine life, according to reports.