Lake Anna still has harmful algae blooms, but Aquia Creek is in the clear, according to the most recent samples taken from the manmade body of water.
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — When a wildfire crested the mountains near North America's largest alpine lake, embers and ash that zipped across a smoky sky pierced Lake Tahoe’s clear blue waters.
HONOLULU (AP) — Researchers have completed a comprehensive online map of the world’s coral reefs by using more than 2 million satellite images from across the globe.
SEATTLE (AP) — The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife has issued an emergency rule ordering commercial whale watch tours to stay farther away from an unwell baby orca to help her survive.
Officials at Mystic Aquarium are asking that they be allowed to resume research on four beluga whales, which was halted following the death of the fifth whale imported this spring from Canada.
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Mystic Aquarium says that a second of the five beluga whales it imported in May from a marine park in Canada is in failing health.
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Scientists have traced the genetic makeup of lake trout, a feat that should boost efforts to rebuild populations of the prized fish in the Great Lakes and other North American waters where they've been hammered by invasive species, overfishing and pollution, officials said Tuesday.
The Virginia Department of Health issued the advisory for the swimming beach area at Widewater State Park on Aquia Creek because of a harmful algae bloom.
Recent tests also detected the harmful algae in the North Anna Upper and Middle branches.
A Cape Cod lobster diver is safe following a fluke encounter with a humpback whale that nearly made him the leviathan's lunch.
Spring is in the air! Warmer days, plants poking up from the ground, and baby animals make spring the perfect time to focus on nature and all …
Wildlife officials in South Carolina are asking boaters to keep their eyes peeled for an invasive species of jellyfish that can grow to beach ball size and are big enough to damage boats and fishing equipment.
One of the world's largest icebergs is on a collision course with a South Atlantic island oasis, potentially threatening a rich ecosystem of wildlife including penguins, seals and krill.
DARWIN, Australia (AP) — Wildlife rangers have trapped a 4.4-meter (14.5-foot) saltwater crocodile at a tourist destination in Australia's Northern Territory, the biggest caught in the area in years, a wildlife ranger said Monday.
The folks at the National Zoo saw a temporary closure not as a problem but as an opportunity, and they worked together to tailor their offerin…
KENSINGTON, Maryland — Master builders of the sea construct the equivalent of a complex five-story house that protects them from predators and funnels and filters food for them — all from snot coming out of their heads.
THE California coast north of San Francisco offers treasures of the wild like we don’t see much anymore. And the pinnacle of those has to be t…
GLOUCESTER—In the dead of winter, a room packed with scientists stared at the screen behind Jason Spires as he talked, their eyes reflecting t…
The wildfires have claimed half the koala population on the famous island.