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New Taipei, British Office in Taipei join hands to grow coral reefs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New Taipei City Government joined the British Office in Taipei and the National Taiwan Ocean University to launch a coral reef restoration project on Saturday (June 25) in...

To combat coral bleaching, Kenya turns to reef nurseries

WASINI, Kenya (AP) — Minutes away from the Kenyan mainland, the densely forested island of Wasini is one of several starting lines for coral reef restoration efforts in the western Indian Ocean. On a ...

Biden teams with East Coast governors to boost offshore wind

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House on Thursday launched a formal partnership with 11 East Coast governors to boost the growing offshore wind industry, a key element of President Joe Biden's plan for cl...

Fishing feud at end of the world split US and UK over Russia

MIAMI (AP) — It's one of the world's highest-fetching wild-caught fish, sold for $32 a pound at Whole Foods and served up as meaty fillets on the menus of upscale eateries across the U.S. ...

Fishing feud at end of the world split US and UK over Russia

Miami (AP) — It’s one of the world’s highest-fetching wild-caught fish, sold for $32 a pound at Whole Foods and served up as meaty fillets on the menus of upscale eateries across the U.S. ...

Huge 'earthquake fish' caught in eastern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese fisherman on Thursday (June 9) caught a massive oarfish (Regalecus russelii) off the eastern coast that was even bigger than an impressive specimen caught in 2...

South Africa court to rule on Shell offshore oil exploration

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A South African court is to rule on efforts to stop British oil giant Shell from conducting any further seismic surveys in the country’s Indian Ocean waters to explore for offshore...

New Taipei promotes tourism along Northeast Coast

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New Taipei’s Tourism and Travel Department is promoting tourism along the Northeast Coast, recommending visits to the Sandiaojiao Lighthouse and the fishing villages...

An ocean first: Underwater drone tracks CO2 in Alaska gulf

SEWARD, Alaska (AP) — In the cold, choppy waters of Alaska’s Resurrection Bay, all eyes were on the gray water, looking for one thing only. It wasn’t a spout from humpback whales th...

Environmentalists oppose more life for California nuke plant

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dozens of environmental and anti-nuclear organizations expressed opposition Tuesday to any attempt to extend the life of California’s last operating nuclear power plant, challenging...

California nixes plant, but says open to desalination

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (AP) — California officials have nixed a proposal for a $1.4 billion desalination plant but say they're open to growing the state's capacity to turn Pacific Ocean seawater int...

Biden cancels offshore oil lease sales in Gulf Coast, Alaska

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration is canceling three oil and gas lease sales scheduled in the Gulf of Mexico and off the coast of Alaska, removing millions of acres from possible drilling as ...

Amid drought, California desalination project at crossroads

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (AP) — For more than two decades, California's Orange County has debated whether to build a seaside plant to convert the Pacific Ocean's salt water into drinking water in hope...

UN raises $33M, far short of target to salvage Yemen tanker

CAIRO (AP) — A United Nations' pledging conference raised $33 million on Wednesday, far short of funds needed for a salvage operation of a decaying tanker full of oil moored off the coast of Yemen, a ...

Coral reefs provide stunning images of a world under assault

MIAMI (AP) — Humans don't know what they're missing under the surface of a busy shipping channel in the “cruise capital of the world.” Just below the keels of massive ships, an underwater camera provi...