Ship congestion outside the busiest U.S. gateway for trade with Asia persisted over the past week amid a steady flow of imports at some of the highest ocean freight rates on record.
Two dead endangered whales were dislodged from the hull of an Australian destroyer after the warship docked in San Diego last weekend, according to the Royal Australian Navy.
Burkhart's experience is commonplace and a reminder of the decadeslong struggle to address the recurring sewage spills from Tijuana that pollute the shoreline of San Diego County's South Bay region.
Monitoring suggests tugboats, ferries and cargo ships are major sources of cancer-causing diesel pollution in portside neighborhoods such as Barrio Logan
The owner of Paradise Retreats on Tuesday won a five-year case against the City of Santa Barbara over vacation rentals in the coastal zone.
There is some cause for cautious optimism for the southern resident killer whales that frequent Puget Sound
A deep-sea mission to map the number of DDT waste barrels dumped offshore – led by UC San Diego’s Scripps Institution of Oceanography and the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration – has resulted in a call for a major government cleanup.
Few institutions have a closer connection to coastal policy than UC Santa Barbara, perched as it is upon the bluffs at Campus Point. Add to this the response to the 1969 oil spill, which birthed the modern environmental movement, and it’s no wonder the university has gone on to foster a preeminent community of researchers studying marine and coastal issues.
West Cliff is one of the city’s most beloved places to walk, bike or drive, for young and old, and residents and visitors alike. But this iconic corridor has long been under threat from wave erosion.
Three more dead gray whales were found washed up in San Francisco Bay over the last week, adding to the total of dead beached whales this year, according to the Marine Mammal Center.
Few institutions have a closer connection to coastal policy than UC Santa Barbara, perched as it is upon the bluffs at Campus Point.
The proposed Jordan Cove Energy Project in southwest Oregon was dealt another setback this week when a pair of local permits was overturned by the state land use board.
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Mocrocks is one step closer to being able to open for razor clam digging.
Supporters of the seabed mining ban say the practice would hurt sensitive habitats on Washington's coast.
The sand is chomped away in Newport Beach after a storm causes erosion. Officials in northern Orange County coastal towns are wondering why the federal government hasn’t been able to fund projects to keep the beaches sandy.
Poseidon Water plans to build one of the nation’s largest seawater desalination plants on the grounds of the AES Huntington Beach Power Station.
California lawmakers are urging federal officials and Congress to act after researchers mapped what appeared to be more than 25,000 barrels dumped in an area off the coast of Los Angeles known for DDT contamination.
In a new expedition, scientists uncovered over 27,000 barrel-like objects lying on the sea floor about 12 miles (19.3 kilometers) offshore Los Angeles, some still leaking toxic waste, scientists believe to be DDT.
New research shows that California’s climate policy created up to 39 million carbon credits that aren’t achieving real carbon savings. But companies can buy these forest offsets to justify polluting more anyway.