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Warmer ocean spurs feasting along coast

Last-minute deal keeps Drakes Bay harvesting a while longer By Samantha Kimmey Drakes Bay Oyster Company

Mysterious Sea Lion Die-Off Strikes Again on California Coast

California sea lion pups recover at SeaWorld San Diego's Animal Rescue Centre, in San Diego, California

Victoria Orphan was on a boat off the Southern California coast in 1993 when she asked a graduate student sampling seawater about his research. He stained a sample with fluorescent dye and put it under a microscope. Orphan, then a UC Santa Barbara undergraduate, stared at the dense constellations of glowing microbes.

MacArthur winner Victoria Orphan showed how deep-sea microbes keep greenhouse gas out of the atmosphere

Ask a MacArthur ‘genius’: Could elusive deep-sea microbes help fight climate change?

New offshore oil drilling proposed off California coast by Trump administration

The Trump administration on Thursday proposed the largest expansion of offshore oil and gas drilling in U. history, releasing a plan to allow new drilling off the coasts of Northern, Central and …

By Mary Papenfuss                SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 18 (Reuters) - The strandings of a record  number of sea lion pups along the California coast this year are  linked to a puzzling weather pattern that has warmed their  Pacific Ocean habitat and lik...

Unprecedented Sea Lion Strandings Linked To Warmer Pacific

Unprecedented California Sea Lion Strandings Linked To Warmer Pacific

Mussels on California Coast contaminated with giardia transmitted from land-based sources

Mussels on California coast contaminated with Giardia transmitted from land-based sources

California Coast, Mussels, Clams

Nation's largest ocean desalination plant goes up near San Diego; Future of the California coast?

With technology improving and the drought worsening, momentum is gathering for more desalination projects along the California coast. But high costs and environmental impacts loom large

Rare, 90-pound opah fish caught off Southern California coast

Shawn Steward of Oxnard had a once-in-a-lifetime catch last week in the Channel Islands. Steward caught a opah, which is very rare to this area.

Ocean acidification along California coast | WASHINGTON, March 18 (UPI) -- Ocean acidification is a growing threat ...

Ocean acidification along California coast most damaging at night

Offshore oil drilling banned along new stretch of California coast

Offshore oil drilling banned along new stretch of California coast

Study: Groundwater pollution fuels Monterey Bay’s harmful algal blooms

Climate Experts Release Coastal Ecosystem Vulnerability Assessment for Santa Barbara Area

Shark Pupping Season Arrives on Southern California Coast

Shark Pupping Season Arrives on Southern California Coast

Gray-whale sightings off West Coast at record levels

Gray-whale sightings off West Coast at record levels

DANA POINT – December sightings of whales fluking, spy-hopping and diving by the Southern California coastline continued a strong trend of rising from a low point seen four years ago.

Company charged in oil spill that fouled California beaches (Update)

A Texas pipeline company responsible for spilling more than gallons of crude oil on the California coast last year was indicted on dozens of criminal charges in the disaster that closed popular beaches and killed sea lions and birds.

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