Biden plans to declare Hudson Canyon Marine Protected Area

Hudson Canyon, a vast gorge in the Atlantic Ocean that is home to endangered whales, sharks and sea turtles, will become a national marine sanctuary in a bid by the Biden administration Wednesday. Hudson Canyon, about 100 miles southeast of the Statue of Liberty, will be closed to oil and gas drilling to protect marine […]

Like in ‘Postpocalyptic Movies’: Heat Wave Kills Marine Wildlife

In the Pacific Northwest, dead mussels and oysters cover the rocks, their shells opening as if they were boiled. Sea stars cooked to death. Sockeye salmon swam slowly in the overheating Idaho river, prompting wildlife officials to move them to cooler areas. The combination of extreme heat and drought that has hit the western United […]