Pacific Northwest shoreline debris estimates are based on previous studies of Pacific Ocean currents.
Twenty-seven of 30 days in September were rainy in the capital city, according to the National Weather Service.
A report that could change the way cruise ships handle wastewater is nearly done. A state science advisory panel met last week (Sept. 19-21) in Juneau and shared some of its work with the public.
What’s the most effective and economically feasible method of curbing water pollution from large tour ships?
The National Marine Fisheries Service has not followed through on its findings that two species of seals should be listed under the Endangered Species Act.
A new study is adding another dimension to the sea otter debate. The research shows the marine mammals help reduce carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, a major contributor to climate change.
Scientists studying Cook Inlet belugas have watched the dramatic decline of their numbers from 1,300 in the 1970s to only 300 now.
Scientists say critical ice in the Arctic Ocean melted to record low levels this overheated summer.
On Friday, two young harbor seals had an audience as the rescued seals were released into the wild.
Marine debris found in ‘hotspots’ along Alaska’s coastline, but it’s not certain if it came from last year’s tsunami in Japan.