Study says warming world could devastate fisheries, reefs

BERLIN (AP) — A study commissioned by 14 seafaring nations predicts that unchecked climate change could devastate fishery industries and coral reef tourism, causing hundreds of billions of dollars in ...

AP Photos: Night fishing in moonlit sea in eerie silence

STEWART TOWN, Jamaica (AP) — The warm tropical air gently pushes waves against the concrete steps leading down a cliff and into the ocean — the jumping-off point tonight for night spearfishermen in th...

Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea

BEIJING (AP) — A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple territorial disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons. The waters ...

No. 5 South Carolina women knock off No. 2 Baylor 74-59

ST. THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands (AP) — Freshman Aliyah Boston had a career-high 20 points and 13 rebounds, and No. 5 South Carolina pulled away in the fourth quarter to upset No. 2 Baylor 74-59 on Sat...

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. MCGAHN MUST COMPLY WITH HOUSE SUBPOENA A federal judge re...

Gore kicking off 24 hours of climate talks around the world

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Former Vice President Al Gore said that even though President Donald Trump wants to back out of the Paris Climate Agreement, the U.S. cannot legally pull out until the day afte...

Gore kicking off 24 hours of climate talks around the world

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Former Vice President Al Gore kicked off a series of climate presentations on Wednesday evening that will continue around the globe over 24 hours, a lively talk espousing polit...

Justices seem uncertain about reach of Clean Water Act

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court seems uncertain about how to decide a closely watched case from Hawaii about the reach of landmark federal clean-water protections. The justices h...

Brazil says oil traces from spill reached marine park

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil says small amounts of oil from a spill along the northeast coast have reached a national marine park. Naval and environmental officials said Saturday tha...

Swedes used towels, rope on shark bite victims in Australia

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Two Swedish nurses say they used towels and rope to stop the bleeding from two British men's injuries in a shark attack on Australia's Great Barrier Reef. ...

Government braces as oil spill nears coral reef

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil's Navy is sending more troops to monitor one of the country's largest coral reef systems, bracing for possible impact of a mysterious oil spill. Adm. Leo...

Official says shark bites 2 men on Great Barrier Reef

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — An ambulance official says a shark has seriously injured two men on Australia's Great Barrier Reef. Queensland state Ambulance Service spokeswoman to Mel M...

Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea

BEIJING (AP) — A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple territorial disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons. The waters ...

Chinese crew fined for illegal sand pumping off Taiwan's coast

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Two Chinese sand-pumping vessels have been seized and 28 crew members have detained by Taiwan port authorities on suspicion of illegally pumping sand in Taiwan’s Exclusiv...

Sea urchin explosion off California, Oregon decimates kelp

NEWPORT, Ore. (AP) — Tens of millions of voracious purple sea urchins that have already chomped their way through towering underwater kelp forests in California are spreading north to Oregon, sending ...