Family missing at sea? While the US Coast Guard decides whether the family missing at sea since Feb. 24 is a real family or a hoax, it's a good time to consider the risks of great adventure. Yours too could be a family missing at sea without proper planning, as this blogger's almost was during 12 hours near the Florida Keys.
In a legal settlement Thursday, the EPA agreed to help states test coastal waters for acidity, and to weigh whether to tighten rules on carbon emissions to address ocean acidification.
Tilikum, the killer whale that drowned a trainer at Sea World in Orlando, Fla., Wednesday has been involved in three human fatalities. The orca, who was originally captured in the wild, may have been under high levels of stress.
In the Pacific, jumbo squid have moved to new waters, signaling changes in the ocean, scientists observe.