Avid sailor and educator Mary Crowley is recruiting help to clean up the North Pacific Trash Gyre, a 'garbage patch' of plastic and other trash in the middle of the Pacific Ocean.
When cigarette butts become litter, they have a negative impact on the environment. The filters are made of a plastic that can take up to 10 years to decompose.
Climate change is pushing marine animals out of their protected areas. Ways must be found to ensure that their protection migrates with them, naturalists say.
The president’s ambitious plan would conserve two large swaths of the Pacific.
A years-long legal battle for a La Jolla cove may be ending – but for activists on both sides, the seal saga goes on.
With chinook at record lows in the Sacramento River, fishery will set limits in April.